Posts Tagged 'Switzerland'

Festival Images 2016 –  A Festival of Visual Arts

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The charming town of Vevey, located between Lausanne and Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneva hosts the Festival Images, Switzerland’s first biennale of photographic visual arts. The festival started in its actual form in 2008 and evolved into a major event. In four editions, it has almost doubled the attendance at each event, from ...

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La Bosse à Norbert – Un big air au naturel

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DSC_3118pixChaque année depuis 2009, la petite station Valaisanne des Marécottes accueille un contest de ski & snowboard hors du commun. Ils sont 22 riders – 11 skieurs et 11 snowboarders – freestyle internationaux triés sur le volet à s’emparer de la colline ...

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Patrouille des Glaciers 2014 – A mythical race through the Swiss Alps

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During the second World War between 1939 and 1945, Switzerland lived under the threat of enemy invasion. The Mountain Brigade 10 have to mission to defend the south-western part of Swiss Alpine Massif Central.

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The 36th International Balloon Festival – A Festival of Colors in Château d’Oex

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Château d’Oex

In the Swiss Alps is a small village in the Pays d’Enhaut, the name is Château d’Oex. For 36 years, the villagers braved the winter to organize at the end of January the International Balloon Festival. This year was no exception to the rule: a beautiful and cold weather – sometimes capricious – to flights during the week, ...

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Freeride World Qualifier: The ticket to ride in the World Tour

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After the New Zealand and Chile, FWQ puts his suitcases in the St. Bernard Country for a full week! This region lies in the Swiss Alps, more precisely in Valais.

Organized by the team of the Freeride World Tour principle is simple: 100 participants compete in three ...

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35th International Balloon Festival Château-d’Oex

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Since 1979 the small village of Château-d’Oex in a beautiful Swiss alpine valley of the Pays-d’Enhaut has been holding what has become today the largest balloon festival in the world, the International Hot-Air Balloon Festival. Each year, over 80 balloons are participating in the event and in the competitions that challenge the expert balloon pilots’ skills. For the public there are ...

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Zermatt Unplugged starts the advance ticket sales

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Unplugged at the heart of Europe

Zermatt, 12th December 2013. The highest musical quality, unplugged shows in front of a magnificent backdrop, a hotel becomes a stage, and a piano flies to the Matterhorn: Zermatt Unplugged presents its first acts. They start the ball rolling and the snow melting. It’s going to be a feast full of intimate experiences and unforgettable musical encounters.

Super kick-off ...

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Rock and Flamenco by Patricia Vonne at the Montreux Jazz Festival

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Patricia Vonne at the Montreux Jazz Festival

The Montreux Jazz Festival and especially the free concerts are always full of surprises. It allows the public to discover different music styles as well as newcomers or musicians better known in other regions of the world.

The first week of the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival featured an impressive series of surprises. Amongst the rock band Redwood, the ...

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Montreux Volley Masters 2013: Successful Start

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Montreux Volley Masters

This year’s edition of the Montreux Volley Masters opened yesterday. After a one-year break, the world’s most prestigious invitational women’s tournament is back. Each year the organizer invites 8 national teams among the best teams in the world. The event takes place outside the official tournaments of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the results do not count ...

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Zermatt Unplugged: Great Success for 2013

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Zermatt Unplugged Festival

The Zermatt Unplugged Festival is definitely not among the usual music festivals happening around the world. There is, of course, the pristine location in the Swiss Alps, the concept of a festival based on acoustic music as well as a very special stage set right on the ski slopes, the Sunnegga Sessions.

The 2013 edition from April 9th to 13th ...

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