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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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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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Au Pays des Enfants - activities for the kids this weekend

Au Pays des Enfants - activities for the kids this weekend

Mid Morning Mix

Morgane Rochat is on the Committee for the Au Pays des Enfants Festival in Chateau d'Oex. She explains the festival, which includes up to 15 street performances per day, a giant zipline, shows,...

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Blue Balls Festival

Blue Balls Festival

Mid Morning Mix

    Set around Lake Lucerne, Blue Balls Festival 2018 is set to host national and international stars for the next nine days. Hear all about this year's great line-up and check ...

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Allianz Openair Cinema in Geneva

Allianz Openair Cinema in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Allianz Cinema invites you to enjoy your movies under the stars this summer. The programme of recently released or yet-to-be released movies can be found below.  Xavier Mercier tells us tha...

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What's on at the UN? - Nelson Mandela International Day

What's on at the UN? - Nelson Mandela International Day

Mid Morning Mix

Nelson Mandela Day this year falls on Mandela's 100th birthday and is being celebrated over lunchtime at the UN, Geneva. Katt interviews Daniel Johnson about the events happening today and the ...

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In Geneva in English; in July & August

In Geneva in English; in July & August

Mid Morning Mix

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

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Susi Schildknecht explains the slowUp ethos

Susi Schildknecht explains the slowUp ethos

Mid Morning Mix

slowUp allows you to get around, on tarmac, without the traffic. It's a unique way to see the country, with events happening across Spring, Summer & Autumn in 20 different locations across ...

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An evening of exploration and events at Geneva's 'Night of the Museums'

An evening of exploration and events at Geneva's 'Night of the Museums'

Mid Morning Mix

Voyage Voyage!! Geneva museums stay open late on Saturday 26th May with loads of events throughout the night, easy shuttle buses between them and an after party until 5am. Christopher Park, ...

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TEDx Lausanne - Homo Futuris

TEDx Lausanne - Homo Futuris

Mid Morning Mix

Ideas worth spreading - in Lausanne.  Damien Gauthier & Emily Deschaine talk about the upcoming TEDx Lausanne event on the Mid Morning Mix...

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Getting married for 24 hours at Printemps Carougeois

Getting married for 24 hours at Printemps Carougeois

Mid Morning Mix

Sarah Najjar, from the Ville de Carouge, takes us through some of her highlights of the programme of events that make up Printemps Carougeois, including a 24 hours marriage...

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Geneva Writers Conference

Geneva Writers Conference

Mid Morning Mix

Paula Read and Jennifer Bew Orr, Assistant Directors of the Geneva Writers Conference, talk about what agents really want from their writers, writing as activism and, when it comes to making money ...

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Why Ally loves a weekly 5k run in the park

Why Ally loves a weekly 5k run in the park

Mid Morning Mix

Ally Bainton got in touch with such enthusiasm for his local running / walking club that we had to listen. He's part of an organisation called Parkrun, who organise weekly 5km walks or runs ...

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Discussing photography with New York collectors Sondra Gilman & Celso Gonzalez-Falla

Discussing photography with New York collectors Sondra Gilman & Celso Gonzalez-Falla

Mid Morning Mix

Sondra Gilman explains her family's reaction to the first photographs she ever bought and Celso Gonzalez-Falla tells us that his photographs are like children; he couldn't possibly pick a f...

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The Tiger Lillies come to Geneva

The Tiger Lillies come to Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

The Tiger Lillies' singer Martyn Jacques explains their unexplainable style...

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Getting to know Transistor Girl

Getting to know Transistor Girl

Mid Morning Mix

Chris & Christophe of Transistor Girl talk to Katt Cullen...

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Why we love Shnit short film festival in Bern

Why we love Shnit short film festival in Bern

Mid Morning Mix

WRS's Emma Baumhofer explains why she's a Shnit regular...

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Ensemble Vide presents Rivages

Ensemble Vide presents Rivages

Mid Morning Mix

Ensemble Vide's Artistic Director, Denis Schuler, explains the programme of events ahead of the spectacular Rivages show on Saturday 7th October...

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