The Swiss Society Fellowship Prize has been awarded to Daniele Finzi Pasca at the Swiss Ball 2020 on February 29th.

Daniele is a worldwide renowned creator, artist and director, best known for directing the closing ceremonies of the Torino and Sochi Olympic Games, and beloved productions for Cirque du Soleil, Corteo and Luzia. This past summer he and his company created a unique arena production for the Fête des Vignerons, a unique celebration which takes place four times a century in Vevey, recognized by UNESCO on its list of intangible cultural heritage. The spectacular artistic program was conveyed to thousands of viewers from the distinctive cultures and regions of Switzerland.