The Zeitfestival is a social meeting place for art and science, where people dedicate themselves to the theme of time in various forms. The result is a vivid festival programme that is held every two years in Zurich. What began as a student initiative is now on its way to establishing itself as a fixed programme point in the cultural scene of the city of Zurich. The initiators have created a platform that focuses on the conscious artistic, intellectual and emotional handling of the trivial yet fascinating phenomenon of time. For them, time and the transience of all living things is one of the few themes that completely affects all people – regardless of their origin, skin colour, religion, social class or gender. The motto of this year’s Zeitfestival 2018 is “timeless – eternity has no time”