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Swiss Up! The combat of the queens

Swiss Up! The combat of the queens

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Image: Instagram (@lesherensdes_cimes) ​​   A post shared by Les Herens Des Cimes (@les_herens_des_cimes) on May 26, 2018 at 10:42am PDT

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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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Imam Baildi at Paleo

Imam Baildi at Paleo

Mid Morning Mix

Imam Baildi are busy at Paléo Festival in Nyon this year! They played on the opening day and you can catch them again today at the Dome tent at 5pm on Tuesday 18th July 2018. ...

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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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Schilliger Butterfly House in Gland

Schilliger Butterfly House in Gland

Mid Morning Mix

Camil Schilliger, of Schilliger Garden Centre, explains the concept behind the Butterfly House at their Gland store and how they've created the optimum environment for the butterflies in an eth...

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Swiss Up! -  The Pizza Connection Mafia Trial

Swiss Up! - The Pizza Connection Mafia Trial

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Money has long been laundered through Swiss banks under the cover of the Swiss banking secret. One spectacular case was uncovered in the early 80s and involved the Italian Mafia, a Turkish arms dea...

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Swiss Up! Poya art & the Swiss Art of papercutting

Swiss Up! Poya art & the Swiss Art of papercutting

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In the 17th century the art of paper cutting arrived in central Europe after a 400 year voyage from China over Persia and the Balkans. In Switzerland it got married to a very particular artform... ...

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Happy City Lab - making a happy city

Happy City Lab - making a happy city

Mid Morning Mix

Ciné Transat is now in it's 10th edition; with open air screenings of cult movies, designed to bring people together throughout the summer. But what's their motivation to put th...

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Dig It! - Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening, by William Shenstone (16 July 2018)

Dig It! - Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening, by William Shenstone (16 July 2018)

Dig It!

Following on from last week's show about Chinese gardens, this week we are looking at the English Landscape garden and the writer, William Shenstone, who could be said to have first described i...

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Swiss Up! - The mysteries of Mystery Park, Interlaken

Swiss Up! - The mysteries of Mystery Park, Interlaken

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Mystery Park is a Swiss amusement park in Interlaken looking into some of the unexplained mysteries in the world. When crop circles started to showed up on a field close by, the park itself became ...

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ART SEEN - Chintz: Can fabric change the world?

ART SEEN - Chintz: Can fabric change the world?

Mid Morning Mix

Chintz. How a fabric changed the world Does the title of the temporary exhibition at the Château de Prangins sound a little sensational to you? You'd be surprised! The intriguing titl...

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Swiss Up! - Preventing World War 3 in Cuba

Swiss Up! - Preventing World War 3 in Cuba

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During the Cold War Switzerland's embassies represented US interests in Cuba and vise versa. Switzerland played an important role in maintaining world peace at the time. But how exactly did it help...

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Swiss Up! - John Calvin in Geneva

Swiss Up! - John Calvin in Geneva

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John Calvin is a key figure of the protestant church and one of the most important people to shape Geneva's destiny. He not only brought his believes to the city he made it the actual protestant Ro...

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Festival De La Cité Lausanne

Festival De La Cité Lausanne

Mid Morning Mix

Festival de la Cité Lausanne is happening this week! We find out what kind of things you can expect to see there and what not to miss when you go...

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Swiss Up! - WWII bombings in Schaffhausen

Swiss Up! - WWII bombings in Schaffhausen

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During World War II Switzerland was a neutral country. This protected it from most harm but not all of it: Many times it fell victim to bombings by the allied forces, most famously in Sch...

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Health Matters: School's Out for Summer (2 July 2018)

Health Matters: School's Out for Summer (2 July 2018)

Health matters

Dr Michelle Wright has some advice if you plan to travel this summer. www.safetravel.ch

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Dig It! Books and Gardens (9 July 2018)

Dig It! Books and Gardens (9 July 2018)

Dig It!

The earliest examples of garden writings are from China, such as the 373 AD work "The Preface to the Orchid Pavillion" by Wang Xizhi, and the importance of Chinese gardens globally waxed and waned ...

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Swiss Up! - Canton Uri - Birthplace of Switzerland

Swiss Up! - Canton Uri - Birthplace of Switzerland

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Uri is a canton at the heart of Switzerland. Geographically as the link between the north of the alps and the south and historically as one of the first cantons of the early Swiss confederation. Bu...

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Whats on at the UN? A giant teepee & a colouring competition

Whats on at the UN? A giant teepee & a colouring competition

Mid Morning Mix

This week Daniel Johnson from the UN takes us through some of the resolutions passed on the last Human Rights Council, which ended on Friday. Also, keep the kids busy with a colouring competitio...

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Swiss Up! - Carla del Ponte, the fearless prosecutor

Swiss Up! - Carla del Ponte, the fearless prosecutor

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Carla del Ponte is one of the most famous Swiss people - if you are a war criminal. In her career as a prosecutor in Switzerland and internationally she fearlessly took on the powerful; the Ital...

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Urban picnics change the way we think about space

Urban picnics change the way we think about space

Mid Morning Mix

  A parking space might just be a parking space to you and I - but to Marcel Mühlestein and those that participate in "Urban Picnicing", a parking space might ...

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Danna Levy Hoffmann; Organilicious mom-preneur

Danna Levy Hoffmann; Organilicious mom-preneur

Mid Morning Mix

  Mom-preneur Danna Levy Hoffmann talks about eating healthy and what being a mother brings to her role as a businesswoman...

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Swiss Up! - A nation of renters not buyers

Swiss Up! - A nation of renters not buyers

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Less then half of people in Switzerland own their home. Most people are renters. There is no other European country with such a low rate of home owners. Why is this so? And why do most people...

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