Articles: Events

Crans Montana - Absolutely!

Crans Montana - Absolutely!

Mid Morning Mix

Family friendly? Absolutely! Crans Montana really is a family friendly destination!  There are plenty of activities for families in both summer and winter! Gaëlle Bodrito from Cra...

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Crans Montana: Gauthier Chiarini -  Fondation Opale

Crans Montana: Gauthier Chiarini - Fondation Opale

Mid Morning Mix

Art & Culture? Absolutely! Gauthier Chiarini, Director of the Fondation Opale, tells us more about the cultural centre in the heart of Crans Montana that displays Aboriginal contem...

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Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

Swiss Up!

40 years ago, Iranian revolutionaires took American diplomats hostage for over a year. Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! what Switzerland's role in the crisis was and how Switzerland...

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Swiss Up! - What's the Zone Franche?

Swiss Up! - What's the Zone Franche?

Swiss Up!

We will tell you! It's somewhat like a buffer zone between France and Switzerland in terms of customs. It's also a region in which French produce can be labelled as Swiss if they so wish to...

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What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend? (8 February 2019)

What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend? (8 February 2019)

SwissPats

This week, Don from Swisspats looks at the last MUBA fair in Basel - its been going since 1917, and will end this year. Traditional brass band music in Lucerne, Solothurn and Basel Land, and Guggen...

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Get Swissed in the Bernese Oberland

Get Swissed in the Bernese Oberland

Mid Morning Mix

  Discover winter magic, find peace and get a shot of adrenaline in this episode of "Get Swissed" in the heart of the Bernese Oberland. Are you ready?

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An interview with Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden frontman, pilot & entrepreneur

An interview with Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden frontman, pilot & entrepreneur

Mid Morning Mix

  We may be more used to seeing him as a heavy-metal icon and the ultimate rockstar, but Bruce Dickinson is coming to Switzerland with a different kind of show - a one-man comedy. I...

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A catch-up with Shakin' Stevens ahead of his European tour

A catch-up with Shakin' Stevens ahead of his European tour

Mid Morning Mix

  Shakin' Stevens talks to  Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about his 12th studio album 'Echoes of Our Times' and the story behind the name.   

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What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend?

What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend?

SwissPats

Suzi and Don from the podcast Swisspats run through what's on this weekend. Basel will be busy with a cheese festival and the traditional Vogel Gryff parade - which also has cannons! And a moun...

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Come Up - Slow Down - in Gstaad

Come Up - Slow Down - in Gstaad

Mid Morning Mix

Michel Hediger works at the Tourism Office / Gstaad Marketing. He gives us a little background about how Gstaad came to be the destination that it is today. It involves a rather...

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Gstaad - Marius, creator of Iglu Dorf

Gstaad - Marius, creator of Iglu Dorf

Mid Morning Mix

Marius builds the same hotel every year. Why? Because it melts every spring. He's the Manager of Iglu-Dorf - a hotel made out of snow up on the slopes in Gstaad. With only 11 rooms, it's...

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Gstaad - Michel Hediger, Product Manager at Gstaad Marketing

Gstaad - Michel Hediger, Product Manager at Gstaad Marketing

Mid Morning Mix

Michel works at the Tourism Office in Gstaad. He gives us a little background about how Gstaad came to be the destination that it is today; a happy accident involving a mountain that was far too st...

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Gstaad - Mirka Czybik, GM of Hotel Huus

Gstaad - Mirka Czybik, GM of Hotel Huus

Mid Morning Mix

Mirka Czybik is the General Manager of the Huus Hotel. She talks us through some of the hotel facilities, including the hotel spa, restaurant and brand new shisha bar.  The lobby itself has...

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Gstaad - Stephan Post, GM of Park Gstaad

Gstaad - Stephan Post, GM of Park Gstaad

Mid Morning Mix

We talk to Stephan Post, the General Manager of Park Gstaad -  a 5-star hotel in Gstaad - about hotels, culinary offerings and wellbeing in general in the region. We talk about ...

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Women's March - 19th January

Women's March - 19th January

Mid Morning Mix

  The Women's March is a an all-volunteer effort to promote and defend women’s rights as human rights, affiliated with more than 100 other global grassroots chapters throughout th...

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Anzère - Justine Luçon from Anzere Tourism

Anzère - Justine Luçon from Anzere Tourism

Mid Morning Mix

Justine Luçon from Anzère Tourism takes us through some of her favourite events in Anzère. There are weekly events, free events and her personal favourite event ...

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Life in Anzère

Life in Anzère

Mid Morning Mix

The WRS team had a great outing to Anzère, experiencing all that the resort has to offer - for thrill seekers and spa lovers alike - Anzère had it all. With a huge car-free village sq...

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Black Movie film festival celebrates the big 2-0

Black Movie film festival celebrates the big 2-0

Mid Morning Mix

(The competition mentioned in this interview is now closed and the winner has been notified.)   Committed to the defense of Asian, African, Middle Eastern and South American films, the&n...

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Swiss Pats - what's on this weekend

Swiss Pats - what's on this weekend

SwissPats

Every week, Suzy and Don from the podcast, Swisspats.com, check out what's going on in the German speaking part of the country. This week, the Lucerne light festival, a feast for food fans in S...

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Mystery Christmas Package

Mystery Christmas Package

The Breakfast Show

If you were tuned in earlier this morning, you'll have heard that we arrived at the studio this morning to a mysterious package...     Once we'd dived deep into the l...

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Stand-Up For Migrants Comedy Event

Stand-Up For Migrants Comedy Event

Mid Morning Mix

The 18th December was International Migrants Day, marked each year by a UN event. This year, on Thursday 20th December, the UN are hosting a comedy event called Stand Up for Migrants. Comedians fro...

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Chats in Nendaz: Nendaz Freeride - Cyril Lanfranchi

Chats in Nendaz: Nendaz Freeride - Cyril Lanfranchi

Mid Morning Mix

WRS' Katt Cullen spoke to Cyril Lanfranchi, Founder and ‘Head of Competitions’ at Nendaz Freeride, about the competition, which has now become a festival…

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SwissPats: Illuminated forest walk & Ski jumping

SwissPats: Illuminated forest walk & Ski jumping

SwissPats

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Clos, Domaines & Châteaux; wine-makers of Vaud

Clos, Domaines & Châteaux; wine-makers of Vaud

Mid Morning Mix

  Clos, Domaines & Châteaux is an association of 18 wine-growers in the Vaud region of Switzerland.  François Shenk, from the Chateau de Ch&acir...

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