Articles: #events

Octopode Festival is back with more metal, punk, reggae and soul

Octopode Festival is back with more metal, punk, reggae and soul

Mid Morning Mix

This year will be the 8th edition of Octopode - a free festival in Meyrin, Geneva, with rock, metal, punk, soul and reggae. Across 2 days, festival goers can attend, completely fr...

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Intersoccer Summer camps begin!

Intersoccer Summer camps begin!

Mid Morning Mix

  Intersoccer camps return! Steve Long tells us more... 

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Athletissima 2019

Athletissima 2019

Mid Morning Mix

  Athletissima takes place in Lausanne on Friday 5th July. WRS talks to Dominique Gobat from Athletissima about the event and some highlights we should look out for...   

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CineGlobe - a free film festival, inspired by science

CineGlobe - a free film festival, inspired by science

Mid Morning Mix

Alex Brown from CineGlobe talks to WRS about this free film event from CERN in Geneva. 

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Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Mid Morning Mix

  Mathieu Jaton, Montreux Jazz Festival CEO, & Rémi Bruggmann, Artistic Director for the Montreux Jazz Lab & Lizsto Club stages talk to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morni...

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What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson reports in for the weekly UN Round-Up.  

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Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff: positivity as a survival tactic

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff: positivity as a survival tactic

Mid Morning Mix

  Jimmy Cliff talks to WRS about a certain fan in Hawaii, stage presence and using positivity as a survival tactic.  

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Don Mescall jams in the studio

Don Mescall jams in the studio

Mid Morning Mix

Don Mescall is a singer, songwriter and producer. He's written songs for Sir Cliff Richard, Backstreet Boys, Lonestar, Geri Halliwell & Ronan Keating, amongst others. He tells WRS that h...

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SwissPats: Middle Ages Market

SwissPats: Middle Ages Market

SwissPats

Don and Suzi give us the update for what's going on in German-speaking Switzerland. This week we're talking medieval festivals, musicals, and the Fly Me To The Moon exhibitions! &nb...

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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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SwissPats: Illuminated forest walk & Ski jumping

SwissPats: Illuminated forest walk & Ski jumping

SwissPats

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SwissPats: Santa's Grotto

SwissPats: Santa's Grotto

SwissPats

  Raclette in a Caves 7th December St Beatus-Hohlen Cave This occurs on the first Friday of every month, but, December in Switzerland and raclette is a combination you can’t deny. ...

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SwissPats: Christmas Is Coming

SwissPats: Christmas Is Coming

SwissPats

  SUZI | SAINT NICOLAS IN FRIBOURG Tradition - St. Nicholas was the Bishop of Myra (Turkey) in the 4th Century and was distinguished by his charity. He is considered to be the patron of ...

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SwissPats: Fitness Expo & Classic Music

SwissPats: Fitness Expo & Classic Music

SwissPats

  This week is Switzerland's largest fitness fair, where social media fitness stars will be making appearances and performing. Lucerne is also having a musical festival to lift up yo...

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What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

UN Roundup

Today, Daniel Johnson from the UN discusses: The World Food Programme announced plans to scale up aid – the UN agency is already providing lifesaving help to 8 million people in Yemen&hell...

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SwissPats - Body, Mind & Soul

SwissPats - Body, Mind & Soul

SwissPats

  There seems to be a theme this week - how to take care of your body and mind. If you're interested in apples, chakras, yoga and connecting to yourself, we have some great events to te...

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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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Whats on at the UN? First global conference on air pollution

Whats on at the UN? First global conference on air pollution

UN Roundup

  The World Health Organization is hosting its first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health (until 1 November).  There is a Gala Concert, “China Meets West,” at t...

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Swisspats: Pumpkins & Basel Herbstmesse

Swisspats: Pumpkins & Basel Herbstmesse

Mid Morning Mix

    Suzi and Don, from the Swisspats podcast, join Mark to talk about upcoming events in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. For more information or to listen to their podca...

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Baloise Session - Intimacy is guaranteed

Baloise Session - Intimacy is guaranteed

Mid Morning Mix

  Kicking off on the 19th October, Baloise Sessions festival will be featuring stars such as John Legend and George Ezra. Mark Butcher spoke with festival CEO Beatrice Stirnimman to ask her...

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Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

UN Roundup

  WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio....

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Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

UN Roundup

  The UN Geneva Escalade training session is on 21st October.  You can watch the Climate Change press conference right now, live or on catch-up.  Register now for the presen...

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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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In Geneva in English; in September

In Geneva in English; in September

Mid Morning Mix

Christopher Park, from the Ville de Geneve, joins us in the studio to talk some of the great events happening in Geneva this September.  All events mentioned can be found in the A...

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