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Federal Council photo 2018


The Federal Chancellery has published the official Federal Council photo for 2018. It is the first time that it has been designed as an animated image for online media.

The Federal Council in 2018 (from left to right): Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, Federal Councillor Simonetta Sommaruga, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer (Vice-President), President of the Swiss Confederation Alain Berset, Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard, Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, Federal Chancellor Walter Thurnherr.

‘BUNDESART – the artistic Federal Council photo’ is the title of the concept selected by President Alain Berset. Both the concept and the photo were produced by STEMUTZ. The background image is the work of Michel FR.

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