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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

Mid Morning Mix

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)

Swiss Up!

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)

Swiss Up!

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)

Swiss Up!

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)

Swiss Up!

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

Mid Morning Mix

  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

Mid Morning Mix

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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ART SEEN - Sell It With Flowers

ART SEEN - Sell It With Flowers

ART SEEN

  Uli Van Neyghem looks at this intimate and powerful exhibition on international consumerism.

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The Centre Manor Vevey prepares for the Fête des Vignerons

The Centre Manor Vevey prepares for the Fête des Vignerons

Mid Morning Mix

With an extra 40'000 people expected to head to Vevey over the next few weeks over the period of the Fête des Vignerons, we wondered how businesses in Vevey are preparing.  Anouck...

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Anzère - Discussing E-bikes with Cedric Jost

Anzère - Discussing E-bikes with Cedric Jost

The Breakfast Show

  After trying out an E-bike for the first time, Katt was keen to discuss her experience with Cedric. However, electric bikes are not the only thing you can take out on the trails in Anz&eg...

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Geneva Pride Week

Geneva Pride Week

Mid Morning Mix

  Jacopo, Co-President of Geneva Pride, explains what's happening this week in Geneva.  

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Get Swissed at the water castle

Get Swissed at the water castle

Mid Morning Mix

We're ready for another adventure on land and on water this week. What exactly are Swiss 'water castles' and, apart from being spectacular, what's so special about that view?&n...

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Amongst the shops and restaurants of Carouge

Amongst the shops and restaurants of Carouge

The Breakfast Show

Carouge is only a short bus ride from Geneva, across the Arve river, but the town's personality is totally unique. Bohemian, artisanal, creative, the town of Carouge is a must-visit. ...

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Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

Swiss Up!

Over 200 years ago, now, the last famine to ravage Switzerland took place - mostly thanks to a huge volcanic eruption over in Indonesia. Today on the show we're talking about what the effects o...

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Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

Swiss Up!

Today (Friday 14th June) women are striking across the country in protest of the wage gap between men and women in Switzerland. This is not the first strike nor (sadly) will it be the last - find o...

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Swiss Up! - Art Basel

Swiss Up! - Art Basel

Swiss Up!

It's beginnings are humble, but Art Basel is now an annual event attracting art galleries from all over the globe. Yet not everyone is excited about this. Find out why on today's episode.

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Swiss Up! - The History of Carouge

Swiss Up! - The History of Carouge

Swiss Up!

Across the river Arve, the town of Carouge stands just a quick tram ride from Geneva. Its atmosphere, history and architecture, however, is very different and the Ville de Carouge offer guided walk...

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Swiss Up! - Tilo Frey

Swiss Up! - Tilo Frey

Swiss Up!

Not only was she the first MP in Switzerland of African descent, but she was also one of the first 10 women elected to Swiss parliament. So she is important in the progression of Switzerland and ev...

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Swiss Up! - Dinosaur Fossils

Swiss Up! - Dinosaur Fossils

Swiss Up!

Dinosaur fossils have been found all over Switzerland, but are particularly concetrated in some areas. On today's episodes we discuss why Frick has a high densitiy of dinosaur fossils and where...

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