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Convent life in Müstair - with Elke Larcher

Convent life in Müstair - with Elke Larcher

Mid Morning Mix

There are currently eleven nuns at the convent of Müstair.  Elke Larcher is the Director of the museum in Müstair and has lived with the nuns for a short time to better understand...

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What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN delivers our weekly update.

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Swiss Up! - Are the Swiss religious?

Swiss Up! - Are the Swiss religious?

Swiss Up!

  Back in the 60s, less than 1% of the Swiss population would have said they had no religion. Nowadays, however, that figure is around 26%. So, what's changed? And why? Find out on t...

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Swiss Up! - The yodelling Swiss Amish

Swiss Up! - The yodelling Swiss Amish

Swiss Up!

The Amish are a very particular religious community in the United States. They refuse the use modern technology and dress very traditionally. Interestingly a large minority of them have Swiss origi...

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Swiss Up! - Sects and Cults

Swiss Up! - Sects and Cults

Swiss Up!

Today Dario takes a look at the sects and cults in Switzerland. There are thought to be around 1000 different cults in the country, around 200 of which are thought to be problematic in some way. ...

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ART SEEN - Africa. The Ecstatic Religions

ART SEEN - Africa. The Ecstatic Religions

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem has been to the Museum of Ethnography in Geneva to visit the exhibition: AFRICA - The Ecstatic Religions: A journey into an intriguing world

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UNESCO World Heritage Days - Life in the Benedictine Convent St. John at Müstair

UNESCO World Heritage Days - Life in the Benedictine Convent St. John at Müstair

Mid Morning Mix

Elke Larcher explains life in the Benedictine Convent of Saint John, where she spent some time living amongst the nuns. The convent and museum are open year round, but this weekend has some spec...

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