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 […]
Location: Vevey Date: Until 1st June The Jenisch Vevey Museum gives Manon Bellet carte blanche for her first exhibition in a Swiss museum which has been organized in partnership with the Kunstmuseum Solothurn. The work of Manon Bellet demonstrates her affection for paper in its many forms and questions its fragility and possible disappearance.
Location: Lausanne Date: 29 April – 11 May, Tuesday-Saturday: 20h; Sunday: 17h A play written and staged by François Rochaix, with Daniel Ludwig as Vesalius.In 1564, the anatomist Andreas Vesalius spends a last night in Venice before boarding ship for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. A night during which he confides to his landlady.The […]