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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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Bernard Trontin talks Bowie & Le Fanfareduloup Orchestra

Bernard Trontin talks Bowie & Le Fanfareduloup Orchestra

Mid Morning Mix

This Thursday & Friday, the Fanfareduloup Orchestra will take on the music of David Bowie for a two-night run of their show SOUND & VISION. The show will be a homage to Bowie and an inte...

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Antigel 2020 - music, zombies and much more

Antigel 2020 - music, zombies and much more

Mid Morning Mix

The 10th edition of Antigel is upon us! Katt finds out what's in store across the 3 week multi-disciplinary festival in Geneva, from Festival Director Eric Linder...

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Jelena Ristic - the foods we love to hate

Jelena Ristic - the foods we love to hate

Mid Morning Mix

The food we love to hate is an exhibition project on our reactions to food we abhor.  To help the Alimentarium understand this emotion, they're asking for your help! Jelena ...

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Where blockchain & healthcare meet - with Dr Alex Cahana

Where blockchain & healthcare meet - with Dr Alex Cahana

Mid Morning Mix

The 2nd edition of the Geneva Blockchain Congress takes place today at Palexpo.   The 2020 Geneva Blockchain Congre...

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Black Movie is back for 2020

Black Movie is back for 2020

Mid Morning Mix

Black Movie International Independent Film Festival takes place this 17-26 January 2020 in Geneva. 

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The Offbeat - gigs we love this November

The Offbeat - gigs we love this November

Mid Morning Mix

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

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Beatrice Stirnimann on Baloise session

Beatrice Stirnimann on Baloise session

Mid Morning Mix

The Baloise Session takes place in Basel. It's a series of 10 events, each featuring 2 incredible artists.  We catch up with festival CEO Beatrice Stirnimann before the first event...

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Art Zurich 2019 - Sabina Gisiger

Art Zurich 2019 - Sabina Gisiger

Mid Morning Mix

We catch up with Artistic Curator Sabina Gisiger live from Art Zurich before the doors open to the public.

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What's on at the UN? Sign Language for all & angry birds

What's on at the UN? Sign Language for all & angry birds

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson from the UN provides us with insight into the first week of this session of the Human Rights Council. UN events this week include a talk on 100 years of multilateral...

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Marcus Ryan - making Geneva laugh

Marcus Ryan - making Geneva laugh

Mid Morning Mix

Katt Cullen talks to Marcus Ryan before his stand-up gig tonight in Geneva...

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Oceanman - an open swimming competition & community

Oceanman - an open swimming competition & community

Mid Morning Mix

  Oceanman is an open-swimming competition that will take place in Lausanne this Sunday 8 September. There are races for 8km, 3.2km and 1km. Oceanman takes place in 16 different countrie...

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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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Octopode Festival is back with more metal, punk, reggae and soul

Octopode Festival is back with more metal, punk, reggae and soul

Mid Morning Mix

This year will be the 8th edition of Octopode - a free festival in Meyrin, Geneva, with rock, metal, punk, soul and reggae. Across 2 days, festival goers can attend, completely fr...

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Intersoccer Summer camps begin!

Intersoccer Summer camps begin!

Mid Morning Mix

  Intersoccer camps return! Steve Long tells us more... 

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Athletissima 2019

Athletissima 2019

Mid Morning Mix

  Athletissima takes place in Lausanne on Friday 5th July. WRS talks to Dominique Gobat from Athletissima about the event and some highlights we should look out for...   

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CineGlobe - a free film festival, inspired by science

CineGlobe - a free film festival, inspired by science

Mid Morning Mix

Alex Brown from CineGlobe talks to WRS about this free film event from CERN in Geneva. 

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Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Mid Morning Mix

  Mathieu Jaton, Montreux Jazz Festival CEO, & Rémi Bruggmann, Artistic Director for the Montreux Jazz Lab & Lizsto Club stages talk to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morni...

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What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson reports in for the weekly UN Round-Up.  

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Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff: positivity as a survival tactic

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff: positivity as a survival tactic

Mid Morning Mix

  Jimmy Cliff talks to WRS about a certain fan in Hawaii, stage presence and using positivity as a survival tactic.  

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Don Mescall jams in the studio

Don Mescall jams in the studio

Mid Morning Mix

Don Mescall is a singer, songwriter and producer. He's written songs for Sir Cliff Richard, Backstreet Boys, Lonestar, Geri Halliwell & Ronan Keating, amongst others. He tells WRS that h...

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SwissPats: Middle Ages Market

SwissPats: Middle Ages Market

SwissPats

Don and Suzi give us the update for what's going on in German-speaking Switzerland. This week we're talking medieval festivals, musicals, and the Fly Me To The Moon exhibitions! &nb...

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Black Movie film festival celebrates the big 2-0

Black Movie film festival celebrates the big 2-0

Mid Morning Mix

(The competition mentioned in this interview is now closed and the winner has been notified.)   Committed to the defense of Asian, African, Middle Eastern and South American films, the&n...

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