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The Swiss Nanny Association get busy for Nanny Recognition Week!

The Swiss Nanny Association get busy for Nanny Recognition Week!

Mid Morning Mix

It's International Nanny Recognition Week coming up! Joana and Kelly set up the Swiss Nannies Association. They tell us why they felt it was important to have such an association in place...

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John Ruttledge on autumnal flowers at the Château de Vullierens

John Ruttledge on autumnal flowers at the Château de Vullierens

Mid Morning Mix

This Friday to Sunday the spectacular gardens of le Château de Vullierens are open to the public with amazing autumnal flowers, a sculpture park, local wines and tasty food, plus hallowe...

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Films for the Earth - Alina Glückstadt

Films for the Earth - Alina Glückstadt

Mid Morning Mix

This coming Friday we know where watch environmental documentary films - almost back to back - on coral reefs, corrupt governments & activism, deforestation, labour conditions in a smartph...

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What's on at the UN? Burundi & ghost nets

What's on at the UN? Burundi & ghost nets

UN Roundup

Tomorrow - Tuesday 19th September - will see the UN Human Rights Office Press Conference : Commission of Inquiry on Burundi. The President of the Commission of inquiry on Burundi will meet with the...

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Lake Geneva clean-up 2017 - Patty Moll

Lake Geneva clean-up 2017 - Patty Moll

Mid Morning Mix

Patty Moll talks to WRS's Katt Cullen about cleaning up Lake Geneva and why you should volunteer!

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Geneva Yoga Festival is back!

Geneva Yoga Festival is back!

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva Yoga Festival is on this 8-10 September. It's open to all those interested in yoga; from the very experienced, to those who’d just like to dabble and give it a go for the first...

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ART SEEN - Bespoke art from Adrien Couvrat for Villa  in Corseaux

ART SEEN - Bespoke art from Adrien Couvrat for Villa in Corseaux

ART SEEN

Visiting the temporary exhibition hosted by the Villa « Le Lac » in Corseaux is an unusual treat, offering a combination of art, architecture and design, and a breathtaki...

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Rhonda Ross on family, being grounded and finding her own voice

Rhonda Ross on family, being grounded and finding her own voice

Mid Morning Mix

Rhonda Ross comes from a musical family. Daughter of Diana Ross & legendary Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, Rhonda is an accomplished singer, songwriter, actress, public speaker and ente...

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Musikfestival Bern

Musikfestival Bern

Mid Morning Mix

Musikfestival Bern kicks off this week and runs the 6th - 10th September. It's a classical music festival with a difference, as Annelise Alder, President of the festival, explains...

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Dragonboat racing and raising money for ESCA

Dragonboat racing and raising money for ESCA

Mid Morning Mix

This Sunday 3rd September will see dragonboats take to the Lac de Joux in the name of ESCA; the English Speaking Cancer Association, here in Switzerland. Paddle for Cancer is their main f...

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La Bâtie - a festival of music, art, theatre & dance in Geneva

La Bâtie - a festival of music, art, theatre & dance in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Boom ! La Bâtie is back! 16 days of art, theatre, music, dance and performance await with some pretty awesome decor thrown in there too. September 1-16, 2017. Just before the 41st editi...

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123Cross - Olympic and Sprint triathlons in Verbier

123Cross - Olympic and Sprint triathlons in Verbier

Mid Morning Mix

123Cross offers olympic level and sprint distance cross triathlons and duathlons this coming weekend (3rd September 2017)in Le Châble, near Martigny in open lakes and through woodland. The...

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The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

Mid Morning Mix

  This year is the inauguration of a brand new music festival welcoming big names. Emili Sandé, Status Quo, Manfred Mann's Earth Band and The Hooters are just a few of the ban...

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Our Times at far° festival in Nyon

Our Times at far° festival in Nyon

The TalkTalk Breakfast Show

  far° festival is a live art festival in Nyon. This year far° festival takes place between 9-19 August and there's a performance, in English, to open the event. Our Times...

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Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Mid Morning Mix

Les Digitales is a series of one-day events packed with electronic and experimental music. Nicolas Bonstein was part of the team that created the event 13 years ago. He talks to WRS about the ev...

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13 brilliant First of August events - 2017

13 brilliant First of August events - 2017

On the 1st of August, Switzerland celebrates 726 years of unification! Here are our top picks for festivities across the country. Are there others that you love? Let us know in the commen...

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Au Pays des Enfants; a family festival

Au Pays des Enfants; a family festival

Mid Morning Mix

Au Pays des Enfants is a family festival across Chateau d'Oex, Rougemont & Rossinière. It's really easy to travel between the three and explore this incredibly beautiful part of ...

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Ciné du Lac - outdoor cinema with a view

Ciné du Lac - outdoor cinema with a view

Mid Morning Mix

Over the summer we'll see some wonderful outdoor cinemas pop up all around the country. Ciné du Lac is certainly one of the longest events and it will become a feature of the Geneva Plag...

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Cinétransat and Happy City Lab - bringing people together

Cinétransat and Happy City Lab - bringing people together

Mid Morning Mix

Dan Acher is the man behind HAPPY CITY LAB; a series of projects that aim to bring people together. Check out Dan's TEDx talk on reinventing the city.  One such project is the Cin&eacut...

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Welcome to the fabulous Gurtenfestival!

Welcome to the fabulous Gurtenfestival!

Mid Morning Mix

Summer is the time for music in Switzerland! Gurten Festival, running from the Wednesday 12th until Saturday 15th July, will be taking place in the beautiful capital of Bern, up on the famous Gu...

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Gena Festival is this weekend and FREE!

Gena Festival is this weekend and FREE!

Mid Morning Mix

Gena Festival is an open air festival and 100% free, organised and run by volunteers who are passionate about putting on a great festival in Avully, in a countryside setting, just 30 mins away from...

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Behind the scenes at Fête de la Musique in Geneva

Behind the scenes at Fête de la Musique in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Fête de la Musique might traditionally be on the 21st June, but in Geneva, they prefer to dedicate an entire weekend to the festivities, so the Ville de Geneve have shifted it back a few days...

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GCSP - Media & Arts for peace

GCSP - Media & Arts for peace

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy is engaging with artists, scholars and practitioners who increasingly recognise the role of media and arts in conflict resolution. They're calling ...

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What will Brexit mean for your money? deVere strategist will be in Geneva

What will Brexit mean for your money? deVere strategist will be in Geneva

The TalkTalk Breakfast Show

If you're worried about how Brexit will affect your investments, you can join top international investment strategist, Tom Elliott for a free seminar at the Warwick Hotel on Thursday. 

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