Articles: Events

Meet Fred - a frustrated bunraku puppet

Meet Fred - a frustrated bunraku puppet

Mid Morning Mix

Hijinx Artistic Director & Director of Meet Fred, Ben Petitt-Wade, explains the show and introduces us to Fred himself.

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Swisspats: Pumpkins & Basel Herbstmesse

Swisspats: Pumpkins & Basel Herbstmesse

Mid Morning Mix

    Suzi and Don, from the Swisspats podcast, join Mark to talk about upcoming events in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. For more information or to listen to their podca...

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In Geneva in English; in November

In Geneva in English; in November

Mid Morning Mix

    Christopher Park, from the Ville de Geneve, joins us in the studio to talk some of the great events happening in Geneva this November. All events mentioned can be found in th...

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Win 2 Months of Sky Show TV

Win 2 Months of Sky Show TV

Tune in to WRS every morning for a chance to win 2 months of free viewing with Sky! Listen to Mark and Katt from 6.30 to find out what you need to do to get a magic code for free viewing for two...

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Baloise Session - Intimacy is guaranteed

Baloise Session - Intimacy is guaranteed

Mid Morning Mix

  Kicking off on the 19th October, Baloise Sessions festival will be featuring stars such as John Legend and George Ezra. Mark Butcher spoke with festival CEO Beatrice Stirnimman to ask her...

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Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

UN Roundup

  WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio....

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Don't miss Henk Potts in Switzerland

Don't miss Henk Potts in Switzerland

The Breakfast Show

Henk Potts from Barclays Private Bank will be in Geneva and Zurich in November. 

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Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

UN Roundup

  The UN Geneva Escalade training session is on 21st October.  You can watch the Climate Change press conference right now, live or on catch-up.  Register now for the presen...

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In Geneva in English; in October

In Geneva in English; in October

Mid Morning Mix

Christopher Park joins us in the studio to talk some of the October events and activities from the Ville de Genève. All events mentioned can be found in the Arts and Culture in ...

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ART SEEN - Blown glass bricks

ART SEEN - Blown glass bricks

ART SEEN

  FALCONNIER BLOWN GLASS BRICKS:  HOW A SWISS ARCHITECT'S DREAM CONQUERED THE WORLD Uli Van Neyghem takes a look at 'Un rêve d'architecte' / 'An Architect...

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The Red Pill Conference, Geneva

The Red Pill Conference, Geneva

The Breakfast Show

      For more information or to purchase tickets to the event, visit the official website.  The Red Pill conference, at the Starling Hotel, Geneva, is a major ...

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AtoZ English - reading and writing classes for kids in English

AtoZ English - reading and writing classes for kids in English

Mid Morning Mix

AtoZ English start teaching children to read and write in English from young as three or four years old through primary school, with a curriculum that teaches the most important reading, ...

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What's on at the UN? Radhika Coomaraswamy on genocide reports from Myanmar

What's on at the UN? Radhika Coomaraswamy on genocide reports from Myanmar

Mid Morning Mix

Image: Radhika Coomraswamy, Member of the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar, briefs the press on the Humanitarian Situation in Myanmar, Geneva. 27 August 2018. Photo b...

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In Geneva in English; in September

In Geneva in English; in September

Mid Morning Mix

Christopher Park, from the Ville de Geneve, joins us in the studio to talk some of the great events happening in Geneva this September.  All events mentioned can be found in the A...

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Octopode is back with more rock, ska, reggae, metal & afrobeat

Octopode is back with more rock, ska, reggae, metal & afrobeat

Mid Morning Mix

It's the 7th edition of Octopode; a free festival in Meyrin on the 24th & 25th August!  Manon is the Hospitality Manager for Octopode. She joins us in the studio to tell us more...

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Jennifer Larmore swaps opera for Broadway in Megève

Jennifer Larmore swaps opera for Broadway in Megève

Mid Morning Mix

Jennifer Larmore was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She made her professional operatic debut in the 80s at the Opera de Nice and has worked internationally since and played an extensive list of operatic...

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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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123Cross - Triathlon fun in the forest around Le Châble

123Cross - Triathlon fun in the forest around Le Châble

Mid Morning Mix

123Cross offers olympic level and sprint distance cross triathlons and duathlons on the 1st & 2nd September in Le Châble, near Martigny in open lakes and through woodland, with the mounta...

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Swiss Up! The correlation between the Nobel prize & chocolate

Swiss Up! The correlation between the Nobel prize & chocolate

Swiss Up!

When was the most recent Nobel prize awarded to a Swiss person and what for? Figure it all out in today's episode of Swiss Up! with Dario

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Au Pays des Enfants - activities for the kids this weekend

Au Pays des Enfants - activities for the kids this weekend

Mid Morning Mix

Morgane Rochat is on the Committee for the Au Pays des Enfants Festival in Chateau d'Oex. She explains the festival, which includes up to 15 street performances per day, a giant zipline, shows,...

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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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