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The Green Harvest Autumn Market

The Green Harvest Autumn Market

Mid Morning Mix

Tara from My Swiss Garden explains some of the exhibitors and vendors at this upcoming edition of the Green Market.

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Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

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With the Federal Parliamentary elections due in October - in this series of Swiss Up programmes, Dario looks at the different political parties. In this edition - those parties that make up the cen...

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Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

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The Federal Parliamentary elections are being held in October - and Dario is taking us through the different parties who make up Swiss political life. In this edition, the left wing parties.

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Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

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Federal parliamentary elections are due in October. If you're confused about Swiss political parties, Dario rounds them up for us. In this show, he looks at the right wing parities - the SVP (or UD...

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Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

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Carouge in canton Geneva believes it can do a lot more for the environment and aims to become a 'zero waste city', But is it possible.  Have a listen and check out carougezerodechet...

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Turning creative projects into a commercial success

Turning creative projects into a commercial success

Mid Morning Mix

How do you make a creative project into a commercial success? Lisa from Know-it-all Marketplace has many creative projects on the go at any one time. For the third time, she's organised a po...

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Bains de Paquis - openair concerts in Geneva at 6am

Bains de Paquis - openair concerts in Geneva at 6am

Mid Morning Mix

Image: Facebook - @bainsdepaquis   Philippe Constantin, Coordinator of the Aubes Concerts at Bains de Pâquis, tells us more about the history of the Bains de Pâquis city...

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CinéTransat - coming together for films and picnics

CinéTransat - coming together for films and picnics

Mid Morning Mix

  What happens when you bring people together through open-air cinema, creative installations and picnics in Geneva? Why, CinéTransat of course!  CinéTransat'...

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The Centre Manor Vevey prepares for the Fête des Vignerons

The Centre Manor Vevey prepares for the Fête des Vignerons

Mid Morning Mix

With an extra 40'000 people expected to head to Vevey over the next few weeks over the period of the Fête des Vignerons, we wondered how businesses in Vevey are preparing.  Anouck...

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Geneva Pride Week

Geneva Pride Week

Mid Morning Mix

  Jacopo, Co-President of Geneva Pride, explains what's happening this week in Geneva.  

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Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

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Over 200 years ago, now, the last famine to ravage Switzerland took place - mostly thanks to a huge volcanic eruption over in Indonesia. Today on the show we're talking about what the effects o...

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!fage - learn a new language over the summer

!fage - learn a new language over the summer

Mid Morning Mix

  Graham Murray, Head of English at !fage, explains some of the ways their students are learning new languages and having fun at the same time.  (function(t,e,s,o){var n,a,c;t.SMCX=...

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Talking Spiritual Living with ICSL

Talking Spiritual Living with ICSL

Mid Morning Mix

  What is 'spiritual living'? We discuss with Reverand Beth Linguri, Linda Orr-Easo & Fiona Strafford...   

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Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

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Today (Friday 14th June) women are striking across the country in protest of the wage gap between men and women in Switzerland. This is not the first strike nor (sadly) will it be the last - find o...

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Swiss Up! - Art Basel

Swiss Up! - Art Basel

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It's beginnings are humble, but Art Basel is now an annual event attracting art galleries from all over the globe. Yet not everyone is excited about this. Find out why on today's episode.

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Swiss Up! - The History of Carouge

Swiss Up! - The History of Carouge

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Across the river Arve, the town of Carouge stands just a quick tram ride from Geneva. Its atmosphere, history and architecture, however, is very different and the Ville de Carouge offer guided walk...

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Swiss Up! - Tilo Frey

Swiss Up! - Tilo Frey

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Not only was she the first MP in Switzerland of African descent, but she was also one of the first 10 women elected to Swiss parliament. So she is important in the progression of Switzerland and ev...

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SportsTogether - at the Shopping Centre Manor Chavannes

SportsTogether - at the Shopping Centre Manor Chavannes

Mid Morning Mix

  It's the third edition of SportsTogether at the Centre Manor Chavannes! Come and see (and play) 20 different sports over the 3 days of events, staring on Wednesday 12 June.  ...

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Swiss Up! - Dinosaur Fossils

Swiss Up! - Dinosaur Fossils

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Dinosaur fossils have been found all over Switzerland, but are particularly concetrated in some areas. On today's episodes we discuss why Frick has a high densitiy of dinosaur fossils and where...

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AKKAdemy Sustainable Mobility Hackathon (13-14 June)

AKKAdemy Sustainable Mobility Hackathon (13-14 June)

Mid Morning Mix

The aim of Sustainable Mobility Hackathon is to gather diverse specialists in one place united with one idea : make mobility more sustainable. Berenger Martin, CEO of AKKA Switzerland, and&...

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Swiss Up! - Mount Pilatus

Swiss Up! - Mount Pilatus

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In the Lucerne region, a mountain stands from which people were once forbidden to climb, as superstition led to fear. Originating from a legend surrounding the death of Pontius Pilate, Dario discus...

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Swiss Up! - The Swiss Flag

Swiss Up! - The Swiss Flag

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On today's episode we're looking at the iconic Swiss flag - where did it originate, is it ever rectangular, and does it have ties with the Red Cross organisation? Dario will answer all thes...

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Swiss Up! - Worry

Swiss Up! - Worry

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What do the Swiss worry about? Are they concerned by the quality of their chocolate? How big a bell you can put on a cow before it can no longer lift its head? We are of course joking - Swiss ci...

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Swiss Up - Nazi Looted Art

Swiss Up - Nazi Looted Art

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On today's episode we're talking about the Washington Principles and how Switzerland have helped in recovering Nazi looted art. 

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