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Swiss Up! Poya art & the Swiss Art of papercutting

Swiss Up! Poya art & the Swiss Art of papercutting

Swiss Up!

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... ...

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ART SEEN - Chintz: Can fabric change the world?

ART SEEN - Chintz: Can fabric change the world?

Mid Morning Mix

Chintz. How a fabric changed the world Does the title of the temporary exhibition at the Château de Prangins sound a little sensational to you? You'd be surprised! The intriguing titl...

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Whats on at the UN? A giant teepee & a colouring competition

Whats on at the UN? A giant teepee & a colouring competition

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson from the UN takes us through some of the resolutions passed on the last Human Rights Council, which ended on Friday. Also, keep the kids busy with a colouring competitio...

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Basel Tattoo: Pipes, drums and the WOW factor

Basel Tattoo: Pipes, drums and the WOW factor

Mid Morning Mix

Erik Julliard, Basel Tattoo Founder & Producer, talks to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about the show that brings the best military bands, choirs and dancers from across the globe; co...

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ART SEEN - Sculpture Garden in Geneva's Parc des Eaux Vives

ART SEEN - Sculpture Garden in Geneva's Parc des Eaux Vives

Mid Morning Mix

Sculpture Garden in Geneva's Parc des Eaux Vives: UFOs have landed. Uli Van Neyghem takes a look...

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In Geneva in English; in July & August

In Geneva in English; in July & August

Mid Morning Mix

  Christopher Park joins us in the studio to talk some of the great Summer events from the Ville de Genève. All events mentioned can be found in the Arts and Culture in ...

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From Bern to Hollywood; Sophie Huber on Blue Note Records

From Bern to Hollywood; Sophie Huber on Blue Note Records

Mid Morning Mix

Discover the story of the legendary record label Blue Note Records in Sophie Huber's documentary; BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES  

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Swiss Up! - Yodeling

Swiss Up! - Yodeling

Swiss Up!

One of the big Swiss folksy traditions is the Yodel. A very particular style of singing that you might be a little familiar with. But what's the historical background of yodelling and were will...

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ART SEEN - Africa. The Ecstatic Religions

ART SEEN - Africa. The Ecstatic Religions

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem has been to the Museum of Ethnography in Geneva to visit the exhibition: AFRICA - The Ecstatic Religions: A journey into an intriguing world

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UNESCO World Heritage Days - Poetry & photography in Lavaux

UNESCO World Heritage Days - Poetry & photography in Lavaux

Mid Morning Mix

Matthew Richards is a certified tour guide in Lavaux. This weekend the focus will be on getting active and creative in the vineyards less toured; photography, art and poetry can be explored as w...

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ART SEEN - Tinguely & de Saint Phalle: 'Les Affiches'

ART SEEN - Tinguely & de Saint Phalle: 'Les Affiches'

Mid Morning Mix

If you are looking for a fun and artful way to spend about an hour in Geneva, look no further...

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Fleur Heyworth explains Seven; seven powerful stories

Fleur Heyworth explains Seven; seven powerful stories

Mid Morning Mix

On Thursdsay 14th June the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, together with many partners, brings SEVEN to the United Nations Assembley Hall, Geneva. Fleur Heyworth joins Katt Cullen o...

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Juliette Schack talks about Le FestiVolt

Juliette Schack talks about Le FestiVolt

Mid Morning Mix

Juliette Schack joins us in the studio to talk about the very first edition of Le FestiVolt, to be held in Ferney Voltaire in neighbouring France this 9-10 June

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ART SEEN - Valérie Favre

ART SEEN - Valérie Favre

ART SEEN

Stepping into the Valérie Favre exhibition in Neuchâtel's Museum of Art and History, is like entering a magic forest, full of fabulous creatures like angels, swans in fre...

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An evening of exploration and events at Geneva's 'Night of the Museums'

An evening of exploration and events at Geneva's 'Night of the Museums'

Mid Morning Mix

Voyage Voyage!! Geneva museums stay open late on Saturday 26th May with loads of events throughout the night, easy shuttle buses between them and an after party until 5am. Christopher Park, ...

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Swiss Up! - Sonderbund; Switzerland's last civil war

Swiss Up! - Sonderbund; Switzerland's last civil war

Swiss Up!

Dario joins us each morning on the Breakfast Show to share some fascinating Swiss stories. Today we're talking about the Sonderbund war of 1847.      

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Mid Morning Mix

Complexions Contemporary Ballet co-creator Desmond Richardson speaks to Katt Cullen about how a passion project with friends became an internationally touring ballet company...

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Young Stage Circus Festival

Young Stage Circus Festival

Mid Morning Mix

The 10th International Young Stage Circus Festival is happening now in Basel. Andrea Schaefer explains the format of the festival and some of the free shows to catch this weekend on th...

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GAOS - South Pacific

GAOS - South Pacific

Mid Morning Mix

Cast members Katie Johnson, Barrie Duggan & Bill Heckel tell us about the upcoming show from the Geneva Amateur Operatic Society...

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The Importance of the Night Sky

The Importance of the Night Sky

The Breakfast Show

Husband and wife team Roberto and Kerstin are so worried about how we are all missing out on the night sky due to light pollution. Artificial lights in our towns and cities means we can't se...

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Talking cloning and theatre in schools with James Spencer

Talking cloning and theatre in schools with James Spencer

Mid Morning Mix

'A Number' - a play that looks at the ethics of genetics and cloning by following one family of cloned siblings - is travelling to schools, so that kids can use the experience as ...

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Getting married for 24 hours at Printemps Carougeois

Getting married for 24 hours at Printemps Carougeois

Mid Morning Mix

Sarah Najjar, from the Ville de Carouge, takes us through some of her highlights of the programme of events that make up Printemps Carougeois, including a 24 hours marriage...

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What's on at the UN? Library talk: Forgotten Victims of Terrorism

What's on at the UN? Library talk: Forgotten Victims of Terrorism

UN Roundup

Image: Hassan Bility – Liberia torture victim and human rights campaigner, courtesy of Daniel Johnson at the UN.   It's the start of eCommerce Week at the UN and the UN Co...

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ART SEEN - Hodler

ART SEEN - Hodler

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem has been to see the Hodler at Le Léman exhibition at the Musée d'Art de Pully. Here's what she found...

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