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Swiss Up! Poya art & the Swiss Art of papercutting

Swiss Up! // Gardening & Green Spaces// Community// Explore Switzerland// Science & Technology// Health// General// Art & Culture// Travel // July 17, 2018

In the 17th century the art of paper cutting arrived in central Europe after a 400 year voyage from China over Persia and the Balkans. In Switzerland it got married to a very particular artform... the Poya art... but what exactly is Poya? What does the word mean? And why was it more then just a beautiful past time?

Figure it all out in today's edition of Swiss Up! with Dario Brander

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