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Beatrice Stirnimann on Baloise session

Beatrice Stirnimann on Baloise session

Mid Morning Mix

The Baloise Session takes place in Basel. It's a series of 10 events, each featuring 2 incredible artists.  We catch up with festival CEO Beatrice Stirnimann before the first event...

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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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What's on at the UN? Sign Language for all & angry birds

What's on at the UN? Sign Language for all & angry birds

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson from the UN provides us with insight into the first week of this session of the Human Rights Council. UN events this week include a talk on 100 years of multilateral...

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Marcus Ryan - making Geneva laugh

Marcus Ryan - making Geneva laugh

Mid Morning Mix

Katt Cullen talks to Marcus Ryan before his stand-up gig tonight in Geneva...

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Oceanman - an open swimming competition & community

Oceanman - an open swimming competition & community

Mid Morning Mix

  Oceanman is an open-swimming competition that will take place in Lausanne this Sunday 8 September. There are races for 8km, 3.2km and 1km. Oceanman takes place in 16 different countrie...

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Turning creative projects into a commercial success

Turning creative projects into a commercial success

Mid Morning Mix

How do you make a creative project into a commercial success? Lisa from Know-it-all Marketplace has many creative projects on the go at any one time. For the third time, she's organised a po...

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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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