Articles: Explore Switzerland

Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

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On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the history and the success of Switzerland's largest charity - known in English as Swiss Solidarity. t raises millions for causes around the world. https://...

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Anzère - the year round family destination in the heart of the Valais

Anzère - the year round family destination in the heart of the Valais

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We love Anzère in the summer and in the winter! The convenience of having everything within walking distance makes for an easy trip. The many activities available for kids and adults and ...

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Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

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On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the relationship between Switzerland and Iran. How this country helps the relationship between Iran and the United States and who's the man in charge?

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Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

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On this week's Swiss Up, following the recent shutdown of the nuclear power plant Muhleberg, Dario looks at the history of atomic power in Switzerland.

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Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

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On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the history of the Olympic Games in Switzerland. The country has never hosted Summer Games, but it has hosted the Winter events. But, despite many attemp...

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Swiss Up!  Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up! Minarets (16 December 2019)

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On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the fight to ban minarets in Switzerland 10 years ago and the global reaction.

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Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

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On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at when the go ahead for Geneva Airport was given the go ahead - how the international organisations added to its importance and at one time there were regular...

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Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

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The region of Neuchâtel is home to many prestigious watchmakers. For years many have kept their secrets to themselves, but now some are opening up and it's possible to take tours - many i...

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ART SEEN - ATLAS - Beaux Arts

ART SEEN - ATLAS - Beaux Arts

Mid Morning Mix

Uli Van Neyghem, artist and WRS's art reviewer, joins us for ART SEEN... 

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Rendez-vous Bundesplatz 2019

Rendez-vous Bundesplatz 2019

Mid Morning Mix

The Federal Palace, the Parliament Building of Switzerland, is the place to be as it starts to get dark this Autumn! Between 19 Oct - 23 November this year, a 25 minute light show will be projec...

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Swiss Up! The Rostigraben (28 October 2019)

Swiss Up! The Rostigraben (28 October 2019)

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Where is the line that separates the French speaking regions of Switzerland from the German speakers? It's not exact - and it doesn't follow any political lines. Dario explains.

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Swiss Up! 2019 Parliament Elections (21 Oct 2019)

Swiss Up! 2019 Parliament Elections (21 Oct 2019)

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On this week's Swiss Up, Dario examines the result of the weekend's elections which saw a 'green wave' and more women in parliament.

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Backdrop Switzerland & the movies set in Switzerland

Backdrop Switzerland & the movies set in Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

We speak to Cornelius Schregle about his upcoming exhibition in Morges... 

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Art Zurich 2019 - Sabina Gisiger

Art Zurich 2019 - Sabina Gisiger

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We catch up with Artistic Curator Sabina Gisiger live from Art Zurich before the doors open to the public.

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Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

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With the Federal Parliamentary elections due in October - in this series of Swiss Up programmes, Dario looks at the different political parties. In this edition - those parties that make up the cen...

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Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

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The Federal Parliamentary elections are being held in October - and Dario is taking us through the different parties who make up Swiss political life. In this edition, the left wing parties.

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Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

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Federal parliamentary elections are due in October. If you're confused about Swiss political parties, Dario rounds them up for us. In this show, he looks at the right wing parities - the SVP (or UD...

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Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

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Carouge in canton Geneva believes it can do a lot more for the environment and aims to become a 'zero waste city', But is it possible.  Have a listen and check out carougezerodechet...

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An incredible stay in Ticino

An incredible stay in Ticino

Mid Morning Mix

  The WRS team took a trip to Ticino to find out more about this Italian-speaking, palm-tree lined canton.  We spoke to locals and professionals about the best spots to taste a...

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Get Swissed with Swiss wine

Get Swissed with Swiss wine

Mid Morning Mix

  Time to work for your wine! Are you ready?

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Abbey of St Gallen - with Dr Cornel Dora

Abbey of St Gallen - with Dr Cornel Dora

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  WRS finds out more about the history of the Abbey of St Gall; the Cathedral, the Abbey Library and its adjacent exhibitions, when we speak to Library Director Dr Cornel Dora. ...

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12 reasons to fall in love with Switzerland

12 reasons to fall in love with Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

  What does the mighty Aletsch Glacier and the Great Barrier Reef have in common? Or the Old City of Berne with Machu Picchu? These astonishing examples have been crowned with the UNESCO...

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Bains de Paquis - openair concerts in Geneva at 6am

Bains de Paquis - openair concerts in Geneva at 6am

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Image: Facebook - @bainsdepaquis   Philippe Constantin, Coordinator of the Aubes Concerts at Bains de Pâquis, tells us more about the history of the Bains de Pâquis city...

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CinéTransat - coming together for films and picnics

CinéTransat - coming together for films and picnics

Mid Morning Mix

  What happens when you bring people together through open-air cinema, creative installations and picnics in Geneva? Why, CinéTransat of course!  CinéTransat'...

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