COVID-19 Protective Measures at Digital Festival

Last updated: 05.09.2021


Access to the Digital Festival is currently only granted to people who have been vaccinated, who have tested negative or who have recovered with a valid Covid19 certificate. According to the Federal Council, the Covid certificate is valid for visitors over 16 years of age (not required for people under 16 years of age). Official identification (ID, passport, etc.) must be presented upon admission in addition to the certificate. No data is saved during the certificate check. Further information on the certificate is available here.

Validity of the Covid certificate
(As of: 09/20/2021)
Evidence that corresponds to the current federal Covid-19 regulation certificates (further information) are generally accepted. For participants from countries that do not issue a corresponding certificate, official vaccination certificates are recognized depending on the vaccine.

For vaccinated people
It is valid for 365 days from the administration of the second vaccination dose. Participants who were vaccinated in Switzerland or the EU must show the Swiss Covid19 certificate or the EU Green Pass. Participants who have been vaccinated outside of Switzerland / EU must provide official proof of vaccination with one of the following vaccines:
Comirnaty® / BNT162b2 / Tozinameran (Pfizer / BioNTech)
Spikevax® / mRNA-1273 / COVID-19 vaccine (Moderna)
Vaxzevria® / AZD1222 / Covishield ™ (AstraZeneca)
COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine (Vero Cell) (Sinopharm / BIBP)
CoronaVac (Sinovac)

For people who have recovered
The validity begins on the 11th day after the positive PCR test result and lasts 180 days from the test result. Participants outside of Switzerland / EU must provide proof of recovery with the following elements:
Name first Name
Test center or institution where the test was carried out
Date and time of sampling (must not be more than 180 days ago)
Type of test (only PCR tests apply)

For people who tested negative
PCR test (chargeable): 72 hours from the time the sample was taken
Authorized rapid antigen test (free of charge): 48 hours from the time of specimen collection

There are no test options on site. Tickets that cannot be used due to a positive test result will not be refunded. With appropriate evidence, however, these can be transferred to the 2022 edition.

Important: No Covid certificates are issued for self-tests and antibody tests. There are no test options on site. In the immediate vicinity of the event location, the ApoDoc Apotheke Hardbrücke carries out corona tests with a certificate. Appointments can be booked here. The exact details for the implementation are based on the regulations of the BAG and the cantonal authorities. You can find more information on the protection concept during the Digital Festival 2021 here.

We look forward to you!
Your Digital Festival Team