Nominees for the first Swiss Music Prize announced
This year, the Federal Office of Culture (FOC) is awarding the first ever Swiss Music Prize. The 15 nominees are musicians from throughout Switzerland representing a variety of musical genres. The Swiss Music Prize 2014 will be presented to the winner by Federal Councillor Alain Berset on 19 September as part of the Label Suisse festival in Lausanne. It carries prize money of CHF 100,000.