GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / GENEVA LIVING – The 17th edition of Geneva’s most popular parade & after-party came to a close in the early hours of 14 July without major incidents. Eleven floats made their way to the Jardin Anglais where the techno party went on until the wee hours. Tens of dozens of shutterbugs descended […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / GENEVA LIVING – Geneva’s 2013 urban golf season is upon us. Head to Bastions Park, get a free set of clubs and balls and follow the two-hour, nine-hole 4km route around the city. The course includes the Jet d’Eau, the Jardin Anglais and the Brunswick mausoleum. Daily (including Sundays) from 12:30 to […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / GENEVA LIVING – Canton Geneva’s sports department is hosting several sports camps for children this summer including football, horse riding, billiards, golf and triathlon (among many more). Participants ages 6-20 can take part in any of the various summer sports activities which begin in July right after the school year ends. Registration […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / GENEVA LIVING – From Cologny to Conches, passing through Geneva and Carouge, 22 museums in canton Geneva will participate in the first ever Night at the Museum, technically called Museum Night. The successful event which is already taking place in other cantons in Switzerland finally arrives in Geneva next weekend, 11 and 12 May […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / GENEVA LIVING – Cuban blogger and famous anti-Castro activist, Yoani Sanchez, is holding an impromptu discussion and round table today 3 May, at the Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID) at 13:00. Sanchez, who lived in Switzerland before returning to Cuba to write her blog, which is currently banned in the island, is widely known for […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / GENEVA LIVING – Get your kids interested in philately. Swiss Post’s service handbook for children interested in collecting stamps can now be picked up free of charge at any post office in Switzerland. Four times a year Swiss Post issues new stamps on over 20 topics. According to the postal service, “the most […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – It is getting closer, the moment to say “au re-voir“. Geneva Living, this blog which I have been writing since March 2009, is making a move! I will still be writing about life in Geneva, but under GenevaLunch’s new platform, which begins 29 April. Expect major changes, though one thing will remain unchanged: great […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Longer days and warmer temperatures can only mean one thing: time to splash outdoors. Canton Geneva pools are scheduled to open on 1 May. See the full list here. ** Stay in the know, follow Geneva Living on Facebook, Twitter, RSS, by e-mail; or through GenevaLunch News on Facebook.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – No week seems to go by without a film festival in town, here’s my ultimate guide to Geneva’s film festivals. Enjoy!
UPDATE: Supposedly the horse fell from one of the straps and ended up “hanging from its neck” causing further controversy in Geneva. Although the gallery has not made mention of such incident, today 10 April Zabriskie Point has decided that the installation has “caused reactions of such violence that the team decided to remove the […]