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Celtic Woman's Tara McNeill

Celtic Woman's Tara McNeill

Mid Morning Mix

Celtic Woman's Tara McNeill talks to World Radio Switzerland's Katt Cullen ahead of their Zurich show.

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A new radio for young professionals

A new radio for young professionals

Mid Morning Mix

FIRE radio is a new radio strand that we’re broadcasting every Friday during the month of August. 

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ART SEEN - Rosengart Collection

ART SEEN - Rosengart Collection

ART SEEN

Rosa Timimi talks about the Rosengart Collection; the personal collection of Angela Rosengart, on display to the public, in Lucerne.

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Meet Fred - a frustrated bunraku puppet

Meet Fred - a frustrated bunraku puppet

Mid Morning Mix

Hijinx Artistic Director & Director of Meet Fred, Ben Petitt-Wade, explains the show and introduces us to Fred himself.

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Swiss Up! - The success of Heidi

Swiss Up! - The success of Heidi

Swiss Up!

  Published in 1881, Heidi as been one of the greatest exports of Swiss culture. Find out in today's Swiss Up! all about the book's history and its global reach today.   ...

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In Geneva in English; in October

In Geneva in English; in October

Mid Morning Mix

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

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Opavivará! - at far° festival

Opavivará! - at far° festival

Mid Morning Mix

"Opavivará! are made up of Opavivará!" Opavivará! are a Brazilian artistic collective that brings people together. We discuss the response they want from thei...

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Jennifer Larmore swaps opera for Broadway in Megève

Jennifer Larmore swaps opera for Broadway in Megève

Mid Morning Mix

Jennifer Larmore was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She made her professional operatic debut in the 80s at the Opera de Nice and has worked internationally since and played an extensive list of operatic...

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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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What's on at the UN? Munira Khalif; youth can affect change

What's on at the UN? Munira Khalif; youth can affect change

UN Roundup

  Rheal guides us through this week's happenings, including The Human Rights Council and Conference on Disarmament (which you can also watch live) The Director-General deliverin...

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GEDS - The Importance of Being Earnest

GEDS - The Importance of Being Earnest

Mid Morning Mix

The upcoming show from GEDS is a classic from Oscar Wilde.  This iconic piece of English theatre is an effervescent, laugh out loud comedy of manners. With incisive wit and gentle disdain, ...

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What's on at the UN? International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

What's on at the UN? International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

UN Roundup

Image: FGM awareness session run by the African Union Mission to Somalia at the Walalah Biylooley refugee camp, Mogadishu David Mutua, African Union Mission to Somalia - Flickr, CC0 Anti-F...

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From Hawaii to Switzerland, my first year

From Hawaii to Switzerland, my first year

Saying Switzerland is different from Hawaii is an understatement. Throughout my first year living as an expat, I scribbled down little notes, things that I found interesting or funny or odd. H...

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Our Times at far° festival in Nyon

Our Times at far° festival in Nyon

The 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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Basel's 'Semi Circle' present Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

Basel's 'Semi Circle' present Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

Mid Morning Mix

The Semi-Circle is a non-profit English language theatre group, based in Basel, which operates entirely with volunteers.

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Why to say 'yes' to museum spend?- Expats will have a say

Why to say 'yes' to museum spend?- Expats will have a say

At the end of the month voters in the Ville de Geneve will be deciding if tax payers should stump up half of the CHF 130m needed to renovate the Art and History Museum. The money would bring the b...

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Integration: the great debate

Integration: the great debate

Integration:a word which means different things to different people. This will be the theme but by no means the only topic of discussion among panel and audience at this popular event.

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A blend of Asian traditional music and progressive rock at ASIMA

A blend of Asian traditional music and progressive rock at ASIMA

Composer Nicolas Fardel has created a show that blends the traditional sounds of Asia and progressive rock.

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Jumping the Shadows | Steven Blatter talks about his film

Jumping the Shadows | Steven Blatter talks about his film

London based musician Wayne Paul returns to his childhood neighbourhoods, where he experienced violence and drugs before he discovered music.

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Anna Dickinson - Harmony in Glass

Anna Dickinson - Harmony in Glass

Anna Dickinson's glassworks are on exhibit at the Musée Ariana until 1 November.

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