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Major Anne Peden and the poppy appeal in times of Covid-19

Major Anne Peden and the poppy appeal in times of Covid-19

Mid Morning Mix

Today is Armistice Day, a time to pause, remember and commemorate those who fought and died in order to ensure our freedom today. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The Royal British Legion, Swi...

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Milow on stage tonight for Baloise Session @home

Milow on stage tonight for Baloise Session @home

Mid Morning Mix

Belgian singer-songwriter Milow will be streaming his concert tonight from 6.30pm as part of the Baloise Session @home series. Baloise Session decided to start organising this @home series ...

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UN Roundup - Libya Ceasefire & WHO film submissions wanted

UN Roundup - Libya Ceasefire & WHO film submissions wanted

UN Roundup

26 October 2020.  Daniel Johnson brings us some news of the Libya ceasefire as well as some cultural events: 1: Peace talks aimed at ending almost a decade of chaos in Libya reached agre...

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UN Roundup - World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

UN Roundup - World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

UN Roundup

13 October 2020.  Daniel Johnson reports in on the Mid Morning Mix with Katt... 1: UN’s World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize. Announced last Friday, this is a major morale b...

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LUFF: Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival (14-18 Oct 2020)

LUFF: Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival (14-18 Oct 2020)

Mid Morning Mix

From the 14th - 18th October 2020, Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival will take over the Cinémathèque Suisse and four collaborating spaces for its ambi...

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Big Screen, Little Screen - Antebellum, Cats

Big Screen, Little Screen - Antebellum, Cats

Mid Morning Mix

This week Suzi and Katt return to look at: Antebellum - a cinema release this week, featuring Janelle Monae Cats - the film that flopped, that now we all want to watch (because it's strea...

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NexHack Edtech hackathon - Emma Baumhofer

NexHack Edtech hackathon - Emma Baumhofer

Mid Morning Mix

NexHack Edtech hackathon brings together young talent from all backgrounds in Switzerland, India, China, Brazil and the United States (and beyond!) to spark new ideas for Swiss Higher Educatio...

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Project Open - a new commercial centre in Saint Genis Pouilly due to open in 2023

Project Open - a new commercial centre in Saint Genis Pouilly due to open in 2023

Mid Morning Mix

Max Bastow talks to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about the Project Open in the Pays de Gex, France - just over the border from Geneva.  Max looks at the development, due to open its d...

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The Offbeat - gigs we'll mask-up for this October

The Offbeat - gigs we'll mask-up for this October

Mid Morning Mix

  On today's OFFBEAT show we look at US born Kali Malone who will be in Bern on 2nd Oct   Then we switch vibe and look at the energetic band Too Many Zooz who will p...

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UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup

7 September 2020. Today Daniel Johnson talks to Katt Cullen for the UN Roundup. 1: SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow at the Place des Nations. This one-week only exhibition on the Sustai...

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UN Roundup - Humanitarian Heroes and an urgent oil tanker issue in Yemen

UN Roundup - Humanitarian Heroes and an urgent oil tanker issue in Yemen

UN Roundup

17 August 2020. Today Rhéal LeBlanc tells us about: 1 - World Humanitarian Day - 19 Aug. The UN are celebrating real-life heroes. A small ceremony in Geneva at the Palais des Nati...

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La Garenne - Wildlife rescue centre in Vaud

La Garenne - Wildlife rescue centre in Vaud

Mid Morning Mix

La Garenne is a wildlife rescue centre in Vaud. The animals at the park can all be found in Switzerland and many of the animals came to them as orphans or were wounded. Where possible, they will al...

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How to celebrate Swiss National Day during a pandemic

How to celebrate Swiss National Day during a pandemic

Mid Morning Mix

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Walking 55 million steps with ESCA Cancer Support

Walking 55 million steps with ESCA Cancer Support

Mid Morning Mix

ESCA CancerSupport provide emotional support, practical help, well-being activities and a welcoming community in English to anyone affected by cancer. Although their Geneva Centre is currently...

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UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup

13 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up: 1 - COVID update & UNAIDS warns that the world’s HIV response is still failing children. 2 - Waiting to declare famine &lsquo...

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Annecy International Animated Film Festival continues online

Annecy International Animated Film Festival continues online

Mid Morning Mix

Watch this year's content for the Annecy International Animated Film Festival all from your own home and at whatever time you wish! This year an access pass has been made available...

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TechSpark Academy - tech based summer camps for kids 8-18 years

TechSpark Academy - tech based summer camps for kids 8-18 years

Mid Morning Mix

TechSpark Academy offer fun courses that stimulate creativity and curiosity in kids and teens. Marta Gehring from TechSpark explains the residential camps available throughout Switzerland, day...

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Black Lives Matter! Tonya explains why she marches

Black Lives Matter! Tonya explains why she marches

Mid Morning Mix

  Tonya Swann Weber is a Black American woman living in Switzerland. She attended the Black Lives Matter march in Zurich a week ago - one of the first marches in Switzerland to take plac...

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An 18th Birthday party in 'lockdown' - how to make someone's day magical

An 18th Birthday party in 'lockdown' - how to make someone's day magical

Mid Morning Mix

This was not the special day that Chené Koscielny had planned for her daughter's 18th birthday! However, she made some adjustments to the plan and it turned out to be a very magical...

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The FIFDH will happen in a drastically revised format.

The FIFDH will happen in a drastically revised format.

Mid Morning Mix

The 18th edition of the International Film Festival & Forum for Human Rights has now been cancelled. Following the federal decision to ban any events with more than 1000 people to ...

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GEDS - The Great Gatsby

GEDS - The Great Gatsby

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva English Drama Society perform The Great Gatsby on the 25 - 29 February 2020 at the Théâtre Pitoëff in Geneva. Directed by Christina Vasala Kokkinaki, the show brings...

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Dechen - Tibetan mantras from Switzerland

Dechen - Tibetan mantras from Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Dechen Shak-Dagsay began singing tradutional Tibetan mantras with modern melodies 20 years ago. Her music is soft, meditative and calm, even trance-like at times. Her most recent album has introduc...

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Rachel Gordy on Louis(e)

Rachel Gordy on Louis(e)

Mid Morning Mix

Louis(e) is a theatrical biography of the artist Louise Bourgeois - a brilliant artist, who lived to the great age of 98 and who is particularly known for her bronze sculptures of enormous spiders,...

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The Offbeat - gigs we love this February

The Offbeat - gigs we love this February

Musician Maximillian Haft brings us three more gigs happening this February. 

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