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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 TalkTalk Breakfast Show

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

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Basel's 'Semi Circle' present Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

Basel's 'Semi Circle' present Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

Mid Morning Mix

The Semi-Circle is a non-profit English language theatre group, based in Basel, which operates entirely with volunteers.

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Juliana Buhring - This Road I Ride

Juliana Buhring - This Road I Ride

Mid Morning Mix

Juliana Buhring holds the Guinness World Record for solo unsupported round-the-world by bike. She wrote a book about the experience called This Road I Ride and will be signing copies of t...

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Fête de la Danse - Iris Meierhans

Fête de la Danse - Iris Meierhans

Mid Morning Mix

Fete de la Danse is a dance event with workshops, classes, shows and even films all about dance. What kind of dance? Oh so many!

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ART SEEN - Tinguely's machines

ART SEEN - Tinguely's machines

ART SEEN

Poetry in Motion - The sculptural work of Swiss icon Jean Tinguely Review by Uli Van Neyghem

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Ten thousand line up to watch boat parade

Ten thousand line up to watch boat parade

Ten thousand spectators lined the lake side at Morges yesterday to watch the annual parade of the passenger ships run by the CGN.

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ESCA invites you to free workshops

ESCA invites you to free workshops

The English Speaking Cancer Association (ESCA) do a wonderful job in the Lake Geneva region; providing support, guidance and advice for people affected in some way by cancer. Their goal is to help ...

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