Location: AMR-Sud des Alpes , 10 Rue des Alpes, 1201 Geneva www.amr-geneve.ch Price: CHF 20.00, Concessions: CHF 15.00 Date: 9 May, 21h30 Tuscan guitarist Giulio Stracciati’s new trio offers chamber jazz full of nuances interplay and swing. Combining original compositions and arrangements, with counterpoint and joint improvisations alternating with solos, this promises to […]
Location: Rolex Learning Center, EPFL, 1015 Lausanne www.sjf.ch Free entry; prize giving is by invitation only Date: 2 – 3 May Friday 13h30 – 18h00 Saturday 08h30 – 14h00 “Science Rocks” is the slogan of this National Competition – an initiative to promote science among youth. This year, 101 young scientists from all […]
Location: Château de Coppet 1296 Coppet http://jardinsenfete.ch/ Tickets: CHF 12; children under 16 free Date: 9-11 May, 10h00-18h00 Lovers of plants and gardening can rejoice: the most important event of its kind in French-speaking Switzerland is here! This year’s theme is “garden perfumes”, with Patrick Hérault, an independent parfumier from Bordeaux, leading a workshop […]
Location: Atelier de céramique, Petite Rue 5, 1165 Allaman, 021 897 35 28 Date: 3-4 May, 10-11 May, Saturdays 11h00-20h00, Sundays 11h00-18h00 Monique Duplain and four other artists are presenting their ceramic, furniture, leatherwork, recycled glass and woven garment creations in Monique Duplain’s studio in the heart of the village of Allaman.
Location: Begnins Date: 27 April The festival begins with children collecting gifts on Sunday morning as they go singing from door to door. The gifts include eggs, sugar and flour – the necessary ingredients to make traditional pastries. In the afternoon, flowers are gathered to weave a crown for the May Queen and King […]
Location: Lausanne Date: 15-17 May, 20h00 Meet John Betjeman and Philip Larkin at the Village Players “Conversations” — in which JB and PL chat about what they wrote and why they wrote it. Their “inner spirits” come on stage to explain how they encouraged the poets to produce their works and add a few […]
Location: Lausanne Date: 4 May: 18h30; 14-15 May: 20h00 The new startup incubator BioInnovate is ready for its first major success. The Emote, a novel brain-machine interface to treat mental illnesses, is just finishing clinical trials when the outspoken Dr. Elise Stockmann, a staff scientist, reveals what she thinks may be very serious behavioural […]
Location: Geneva, Lausanne Date: 30 April The JazzDayFestival takes place in different locations all over Switzerland on Wednesday 30 April with the support of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO. 18 Swiss cities including Geneva, Fribourg and Lausanne will be involved in providing a versatile programme that explores new expressions of Jazz.
Location: Lausanne Date: 26 April An unmissable event in the Lausanne sporting calendar, the ‘Lausanne 20k’ course loops through the steep streets of the Olympic capital. It is also the backdrop for a festival for sports lovers and people of all ages. Please note that registrations are now closed.
Location: Geneva Date: 7 May 2014 until 4 January 2015 The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and Mamco will exhibit a selection of works that look at the suffering inflicted by humanity on humanity. The exhibition delves into the history of the world and of humanity by embarking on a journey through […]