Mid Morning Mix Articles

Geneva Squash Club welcomes the kids this summer

Geneva Squash Club welcomes the kids this summer

Mid Morning Mix

The manager of the Geneva Squash Club Duncan Steele joins Katt Cullen in the studio to talk about squash as a summer activity for kids. 

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NIFFF's Loïc Valceschini talks about vampires, werewolves and the more subtle fantastic films

NIFFF's Loïc Valceschini talks about vampires, werewolves and the more subtle fantastic films

Mid Morning Mix

This year's Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival takes place 30 June - 8 July 2017. Loïc Valceschini, Programme Coordinator, takes a moment to talk about the newcomers in the...

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Behind the scenes at Fête de la Musique in Geneva

Behind the scenes at Fête de la Musique in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Fête de la Musique might traditionally be on the 21st June, but in Geneva, they prefer to dedicate an entire weekend to the festivities, so the Ville de Geneve have shifted it back a few days...

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Montreux Jazz Festival's Mathieu Jaton looking ahead to the 51st edition

Montreux Jazz Festival's Mathieu Jaton looking ahead to the 51st edition

Mid Morning Mix

  It's the 51st edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival this year! This year's Montreux Jazz Festival takes place between the 30th June - 15th July! There are 17 different stages i...

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GCSP - Media & Arts for peace

GCSP - Media & Arts for peace

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy is engaging with artists, scholars and practitioners who increasingly recognise the role of media and arts in conflict resolution. They're calling ...

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Alisia Dale introduces Sela Blue

Alisia Dale introduces Sela Blue

Mid Morning Mix

  Children's author Alicia Dale explains why she wrote the beautiful story of Sela Blue, who grows up in the beautiful town of Chateauguay, where are all the streets are named afte...

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Sion Sous les Etoiles - Michael Drieberg

Sion Sous les Etoiles - Michael Drieberg

Mid Morning Mix

Is it a football field... or is it an incredible venue for a music festival? This is the question that Festival Director Michael Drieberg asked himself when he found himself in Sion one winter star...

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Marcel Jean - Artistic Director, Annecy Animation Film Festival

Marcel Jean - Artistic Director, Annecy Animation Film Festival

Mid Morning Mix

Podcast photo: Marcel Jean ©  G Piel   The city of Annecy is animated this week, literally. The little city in neighbouring France bursts into bustling action with the tens ...

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Hurray for Diversity & the Refugee Cultural Festival

Hurray for Diversity & the Refugee Cultural Festival

Mid Morning Mix

Sylvie, Samad, Gaayathri & Dan join Katt in the studio to talk about the Refugee Cultural Festival that takes place in Geneva 17-22nd June. Top (from left to right): Dan & Katt ...

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Let's Face the Music - with Gaos!

Let's Face the Music - with Gaos!

Mid Morning Mix

Kate Johnson and Bill Heckel are part of the brand new show from GAOS; Let's Face the Music.   The show comes complete with song and dance numbers from all your favourite screen&nb...

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John Farnworth is back!

John Farnworth is back!

Mid Morning Mix

John Farnworth is so much fun to have in the WRS studios. Not only is he full of energy and full of enthusiasm for what he does, he's also a whizz with a football and draws people around him to...

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iFage - Sylvie Jusseaume on learning a foreign language as an adult

iFage - Sylvie Jusseaume on learning a foreign language as an adult

Mid Morning Mix

Sylvie Jusseaume talks to us about what it's like to both learn and teach a new language to adults. She teaches French as a foreign language at iFage; Adult Learning Centre in Geneva. W...

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Rhy Art Fair Basel - Sabina Gisiger explains

Rhy Art Fair Basel - Sabina Gisiger explains

Mid Morning Mix

The Rhy Art Fair Basel takes place between the 15th - 18th June. It's a 4 day art fair that covers a vast variety of artwork from newcomers and established artists alike. We caught up with S...

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Why you should see Shakepeare's Twelfth Night in a castle setting, rain or shine.

Why you should see Shakepeare's Twelfth Night in a castle setting, rain or shine.

Mid Morning Mix

  ADG-Europe perform theatre in castles and courtyards throughout Europe every year. This year the performance will be of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night; arguably his greatest co...

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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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Caves Ouvertes - wineries are open in Vaud!

Caves Ouvertes - wineries are open in Vaud!

Mid Morning Mix

This weekend - 3-4 June - the wineries of Vaud will open their doors to the public. For CHF 20 you can grab a passport and a glass and head to multiple wineries to taste the wine. Benjamin Gehri...

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Photography from Fred Csupor - finding the logic of the absurd

Photography from Fred Csupor - finding the logic of the absurd

Mid Morning Mix

Swiss artist and photographer Fred Csupor started his trip to America in 2012 with the full intention of taking some incredibly high definition pictures, when he set off with his photography assist...

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Eat, drink and celebrate Traübenbluetenfest in Schaffhausen

Eat, drink and celebrate Traübenbluetenfest in Schaffhausen

Mid Morning Mix

  Traübenbluetenfest in Schaffhausen takes place on the 17th & 18th June. It's a celebration of the grape’s blossoming and therefore it’s a great time to head ...

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Hansine's own kite dresses

Hansine's own kite dresses

Style File

WRS' very own Hansine Johnson has been our style guide for many years and so we trust her when it comes to fashion. Right now, she's all about these summer dresses which are both elega...

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483km complete and 13km to go - running Switzerland with Izyaslav Koza

483km complete and 13km to go - running Switzerland with Izyaslav Koza

Mid Morning Mix

Izyaslav Koza is a high endurance runner who is currently running across the entire length of Switzerland. This will be the sixth country that he's run across, having previously tackled the Uni...

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'Give It All' for UNICEF - cycling in Crans Montana on June 10

'Give It All' for UNICEF - cycling in Crans Montana on June 10

Mid Morning Mix

Your commitment makes the difference!! Sign up and fundraise: www.unicef.ch/en/cycling-for-children

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Caroline Goasguen on women's golf

Caroline Goasguen on women's golf

Mid Morning Mix

Caroline Goasguen is organising an event on Tuesday 6th June. It's a networking event for female golfers. She joined Katt in the studio to talk about why she believes more women should play gol...

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Hester on the Mid Morning Mix

Hester on the Mid Morning Mix

Dig It!

  Hester joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix with a bag of salad!  Our very own Dig It! presenter also brings with her tickets to the Iris Gardens at the Château de Vullier...

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Basel's 'Semi Circle' present Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

Basel's 'Semi Circle' present Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

Mid Morning Mix

The Semi-Circle is a non-profit English language theatre group, based in Basel, which operates entirely with volunteers.

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