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An evening of exploration and events at Geneva's 'Night of the Museums'

An evening of exploration and events at Geneva's 'Night of the Museums'

Mid Morning Mix

Voyage Voyage!! Geneva museums stay open late on Saturday 26th May with loads of events throughout the night, easy shuttle buses between them and an after party until 5am. Christopher Park, ...

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TEDx Lausanne - Homo Futuris

TEDx Lausanne - Homo Futuris

Mid Morning Mix

Ideas worth spreading - in Lausanne.  Damien Gauthier & Emily Deschaine talk about the upcoming TEDx Lausanne event on the Mid Morning Mix...

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Getting married for 24 hours at Printemps Carougeois

Getting married for 24 hours at Printemps Carougeois

Mid Morning Mix

Sarah Najjar, from the Ville de Carouge, takes us through some of her highlights of the programme of events that make up Printemps Carougeois, including a 24 hours marriage...

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Geneva Writers Conference

Geneva Writers Conference

Mid Morning Mix

Paula Read and Jennifer Bew Orr, Assistant Directors of the Geneva Writers Conference, talk about what agents really want from their writers, writing as activism and, when it comes to making money ...

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Why Ally loves a weekly 5k run in the park

Why Ally loves a weekly 5k run in the park

Mid Morning Mix

Ally Bainton got in touch with such enthusiasm for his local running / walking club that we had to listen. He's part of an organisation called Parkrun, who organise weekly 5km walks or runs ...

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Discussing photography with New York collectors Sondra Gilman & Celso Gonzalez-Falla

Discussing photography with New York collectors Sondra Gilman & Celso Gonzalez-Falla

Mid Morning Mix

Sondra Gilman explains her family's reaction to the first photographs she ever bought and Celso Gonzalez-Falla tells us that his photographs are like children; he couldn't possibly pick a f...

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The Tiger Lillies come to Geneva

The Tiger Lillies come to Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

The Tiger Lillies' singer Martyn Jacques explains their unexplainable style...

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Getting to know Transistor Girl

Getting to know Transistor Girl

Mid Morning Mix

Chris & Christophe of Transistor Girl talk to Katt Cullen...

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Why we love Shnit short film festival in Bern

Why we love Shnit short film festival in Bern

Mid Morning Mix

WRS's Emma Baumhofer explains why she's a Shnit regular...

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Ensemble Vide presents Rivages

Ensemble Vide presents Rivages

Mid Morning Mix

Ensemble Vide's Artistic Director, Denis Schuler, explains the programme of events ahead of the spectacular Rivages show on Saturday 7th October...

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Saga des Géants - Margot Courtault steps down from a little Giant's right foot

Saga des Géants - Margot Courtault steps down from a little Giant's right foot

Mid Morning Mix

The Giants are coming to Switzerland!! Margot Courtault steps down from a giant's right foot, quite literally, to chat to us about the upcoming parade of the giants' Swiss debut in ...

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Geneva Yoga Festival is back!

Geneva Yoga Festival is back!

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva Yoga Festival is on this 8-10 September. It's open to all those interested in yoga; from the very experienced, to those who’d just like to dabble and give it a go for the first...

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Musikfestival Bern

Musikfestival Bern

Mid Morning Mix

Musikfestival Bern kicks off this week and runs the 6th - 10th September. It's a classical music festival with a difference, as Annelise Alder, President of the festival, explains...

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The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

Mid Morning Mix

  This year is the inauguration of a brand new music festival welcoming big names. Emili Sandé, Status Quo, Manfred Mann's Earth Band and The Hooters are just a few of the ban...

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Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Mid Morning Mix

Les Digitales is a series of one-day events packed with electronic and experimental music. Nicolas Bonstein was part of the team that created the event 13 years ago. He talks to WRS about the ev...

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Ciné du Lac - outdoor cinema with a view

Ciné du Lac - outdoor cinema with a view

Mid Morning Mix

Over the summer we'll see some wonderful outdoor cinemas pop up all around the country. Ciné du Lac is certainly one of the longest events and it will become a feature of the Geneva Plag...

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Cinétransat and Happy City Lab - bringing people together

Cinétransat and Happy City Lab - bringing people together

Mid Morning Mix

Dan Acher is the man behind HAPPY CITY LAB; a series of projects that aim to bring people together. Check out Dan's TEDx talk on reinventing the city.  One such project is the Cin&eacut...

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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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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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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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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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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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Simple Plan - No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls

Simple Plan - No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls

The Breakfast Show

WRS' Edel Anthony spoke to Simple Plan before their upcoming gigs in Geneva and Basel...

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