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13 brilliant First of August events - 2017

13 brilliant First of August events - 2017

On the 1st of August, Switzerland celebrates 726 years of unification! Here are our top picks for festivities across the country. Are there others that you love? Let us know in the commen...

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Summer open air cinemas across Switzerland

Summer open air cinemas across Switzerland

Can't make it to any summer music festivals this year? Check out all the open-air film festivals going on across the country throughout the summer.

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Making an Impression

Making an Impression

Helvetica? International Style? For a small country Switzerland punches above its weight in graphic design and visual communication.

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Showing Solidarity

Showing Solidarity

Geneva-based foundation offers direct and effective emergency aid

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New Swiss Scrabble club aims high!

New Swiss Scrabble club aims high!

Wordsmiths unite! A couple of keen English language Scrabble players found themselves frustrated at the lack of a proper Scrabble club in Switzerland - and so decided to start their own. 

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Follow Mark's drive across Switzerland! Videos updated here

Follow Mark's drive across Switzerland! Videos updated here

Unfortunately the competition is now closed but if you missed the fun on Friday, you can follow along with Mark and Emma's journey driving across Switzerland in the WRS BMW i8, provided by Jan ...

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Where to hunt Pokémon in Switzerland - hotspots revealed!

Where to hunt Pokémon in Switzerland - hotspots revealed!

We’ve all learned how to spot a pokémoner by now on the street, the thumb swiping, the glowing pocket where the app has been left open, the circuitous walking routes... The game requir...

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5 facts you didn’t know about the Swiss Guard

5 facts you didn’t know about the Swiss Guard

Every 6th of May the Swiss Guard, which protects the Pope in Vatican City, swear in their newest members. How much do you know about this elite, flamboyantly dressed Swiss regiment? We’ve don...

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Swiss drivers take advantage of cheap foreign fuel

Swiss drivers take advantage of cheap foreign fuel

Swiss drivers are taking advantage of the strength of the franc and filling up in neighbouring countries. Last year Swiss drivers bought nearly 90 million litres of diesel across the borders. The ...

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American Citizens Abroad broker banking deal for US expats

American Citizens Abroad broker banking deal for US expats

Since the 9/11 attacks and now crack downs on tax evasion and money laundering, many US banks now consider offering services to US citizens living outside the US to be too problematic. This has bee...

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International Women's Day - Mirrors to Windows film screening

International Women's Day - Mirrors to Windows film screening

ArtsHouse Geneva is delighted to present the Swiss screening debut of Mirrors to Windows: The Artist,directed by the Emmy award winning director Susan Steinberg.

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Vincent Russier is in training at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées, which opens soon

Vincent Russier is in training at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées, which opens soon

Vincent is currently in training at the Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallées. There's lots to do but he stops by to tell us how it's all going. If you'd like to stay at the hotel, see their bo...

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Virginie Barras on why she loves Nendaz

Virginie Barras on why she loves Nendaz

Virginie Barras, Marketing Director for the 4 vallées ski area, used to work for Montreux. It's geographically pretty close, but the jobs are worlds away. She talks us through what drew ...

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Joshua Egerton set up his own gardening business to stay in Nendaz all year round

Joshua Egerton set up his own gardening business to stay in Nendaz all year round

Raphael Nanchen is one of three guys organising Polaris Festival; an electronic music festival, up a mountain. It’s a great line-up and a chance to dance throughout the day, then head to the ...

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Sébastian Epiney loves nature and loves Nendaz

Sébastian Epiney loves nature and loves Nendaz

It’s nice to hear what made the Director of the Tourism Office, choose Nendaz over other hotel resorts. We’re finding out what makes it special and what’s going on. When you he...

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Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées - Marc Landert and Nelio De Silva

Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées - Marc Landert and Nelio De Silva

Marc Landert, General Director, & Nelio Da Silva, Food & Beverage Manager, at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées join us on air to receive our praises for an excellent hotel AND to tell us abou...

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Premier Alpine Centre - Patrick Schlup

Premier Alpine Centre - Patrick Schlup

Patrick Schlup set up the Premier Alpine Centre as a one-stop shop for your Nendaz needs; finding a place to stay, a ski guide and your equipment rental all in one stop, as well as finding the even...

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A happy Sandy reports in direct from the mountains in Verbier

A happy Sandy reports in direct from the mountains in Verbier

Sandy from European Snowsport reports in from the mountains in Verbier to tell us about the fun in the sun (and on the snow), whilst the weather is mild, but the snow is ready! Let the season begin...

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120 cheese fondues await you

120 cheese fondues await you

If you would like to know what happens when 120 restaurants, chefs and individuals battle it out to be crowned the maker of the world's finest fondue, then look no further... Mondial de Fondue ...

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Mondial de Fondue - Christoph Von Platten

Mondial de Fondue - Christoph Von Platten

It sounds like a dream! 120 different fondues to taste plus wine tasting and fun for all the family. Christoph Von Platten talks us through the Mondial de Fondue event taking place in Tartegnin thi...

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Inside Track - Rolle and Habitat coming to the region

Inside Track - Rolle and Habitat coming to the region

On this week's show THE INSIDE TRACK to Rolle…destination guide to the lake side town which had a serious makeover lately and includes cool fashion, retro furniture and very healthy food...

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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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New fashion store in Rolle

New fashion store in Rolle

On this week's show Hansine features a new fashion and lifestyle store in Rolle started by two bloggers called What to Where ..they talk about key pieces, their story and how to dress in comfor...

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Venus and Jupiter in sight over the Jura

Venus and Jupiter in sight over the Jura

Clear skies have made conditions particularly good for star and planet gazing the past few days and Carouge resident, Malcolm Grant, snapped these great shots of Venus and Jupiter over the Jur...

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