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Swiss-based good reads

Swiss-based good reads

Want to read some books based in Switzerland? We've compiled the ultimate list for your pleasure.

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Swiss Up! - Universities, Nobel Prize winners & international study

Swiss Up! - Universities, Nobel Prize winners & international study

Swiss Up!

  Does Switzerland have any top universities? Well, at least one of the top 20 universities worldwide is in Switzerland. Find out which one and much, much more on today's episode of Swi...

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Mid Morning Market - Staatsschreiber Blauburgunder from Zürich

Mid Morning Market - Staatsschreiber Blauburgunder from Zürich

Mid Morning Mix

  Dario and Katt try the Staatsschreiber Blauburgunder from Zürich on air...

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Dig It! Zurich Botanical Garden (1 October 2018)

Dig It! Zurich Botanical Garden (1 October 2018)

Dig It!

In the centre of Zurich, just a few hundred metres from the station, is the Old Botanic Garden of the University of Zurich, or Alter Botanische Garten. Established in 1837, the garden sits on top o...

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Swiss Up! Zurich Knabenschiessen - a very Swiss festival

Swiss Up! Zurich Knabenschiessen - a very Swiss festival

Swiss Up!

Every year a major folk festival is held in Zurich called 'Knabenschiessen' or Boy's Shooting. It dates back to the 16th Century - and now girls can participate too. On today's Swis...

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Susan Maude Buchser-Lochocki Smiles for Peace

Susan Maude Buchser-Lochocki Smiles for Peace

The Breakfast Show

Susan Maude Buchser-Lochocki talks about her project; Smiles for Peace, which are clouds made of smiles. 

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Swiss Up! - Zurich Street Parade

Swiss Up! - Zurich Street Parade

Swiss Up!

Every year on the second Saturday of August the biggest Techno Party in Europe happens on the streets of Zurich. The Street Parade regularly attracts over a million ravers. How did it all start ...

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The Big Comedy Show and roast battles with Ahmet Bilge

The Big Comedy Show and roast battles with Ahmet Bilge

Mid Morning Mix

Ahmet Bilge is a comedian. As well as doing stand-up, he's also organising plenty of events that might take your fancy.

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The smooth sounds of the big Taiko drum with KODO

The smooth sounds of the big Taiko drum with KODO

Mid Morning Mix

Kodo are masters of the Japanese Taiko drum and for over 35 years they've been thrilling audiences worldwide with their high-energy blend of traditional drumming, dance and vocal performance. ...

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Zurich and Geneva among world’s top five cities for expat earnings

Zurich and Geneva among world’s top five cities for expat earnings

Zurich stands out for those looking to increase their disposable income Zurich and Geneva are among the top five cities globally for high expat earnings, according to the latest HSBC Expat E...

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More English stand-up in Zurich

More English stand-up in Zurich

Mid Morning Mix

Image: Benjamin Delahaye. Photo @ Christine Coquilleau.   6 comedians, 15 minutes each, presented by your host Benjamin Delahaye. An unmissable night of English stand-up from Swi...

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Athens-based rock cabaret band StarWound on tour in Switzerland

Athens-based rock cabaret band StarWound on tour in Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

StarWound, from Athens, Greece, are doing a 5-day tour in Switzerland! WRS spoke to pianist, Petros Bouras, about the 'rock cabaret' they perform and performing music in a more theatrica...

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Building the comedy scene in Zurich - with Ben Delahaye

Building the comedy scene in Zurich - with Ben Delahaye

Mid Morning Mix

Ben has big plans to build a comedy scene in Zurich. Tonight's show at the ComedyHaus is already SOLD OUT, so he's off to a great start. He catches up with us on the Mid Morning Mix. 

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James Blunt - From tanks to tour buses

James Blunt - From tanks to tour buses

Mid Morning Mix

Katt Cullen caught up with James Blunt about tanks, tour buses and triangles on the Mid Morning Mix!! He divulges what's so special about the nightclub that he has in the back of his garden....

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Zurich Comedy Club presents 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'

Zurich Comedy Club presents 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'

Mid Morning Mix

Claudia Wicki, Director of the upcoming ZCC production, joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix...

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Circus Chnopf - 'Panik!' tour

Circus Chnopf - 'Panik!' tour

Mid Morning Mix

Circus Chnopf's 'Panik!' tour is underway and continuing around Swiss cities and villages until mid-September. Dave Sieger, Production Manager, describes the show's style as '...

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Fai Baba - that sweet spot where psychedelic folk meets loud rock

Fai Baba - that sweet spot where psychedelic folk meets loud rock

Mid Morning Mix

Fai Baba is a Zurich based musician and he's BUSY this festival season. How could we describe him? 'Blues avant guard'? 'toxic folk?, 'garage blues'? 'psychedelic cou...

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WRS now on DAB+ in Zurich!

WRS now on DAB+ in Zurich!

The Breakfast Show

Listen to WRS on DAB+ in Zurich, Basel, Geneva, Lausanne, Valais, Lucerne, Zug, and Winterthur. 

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A Sunday excursion to Rapperswil

A Sunday excursion to Rapperswil

Lakeside, historic village, and Sunday shopping? Rapperswil is the perfect weekend day trip.

Provided by Mullum

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Petition handed in to stop monkey experiments in Zurich

Petition handed in to stop monkey experiments in Zurich

A petition of more than 50,000 signatures has been handed to authorities in the canton of Zurich against tests on monkeys at the ETH and University of Zurich.

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