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EXHIBITION OF SKETCHES – CHILDREN’S RIGHTS


UNTIL SATURDAY, 2nd OF FEBRUARY, don’t miss an unprecedented exhibition (and sale) of original drawings from +50 Swiss cartoonists gathering together to promote Children’s Rights to kick off the 30th year anniversary of the UN Convention relative to the Rights of the Child.   WHERE Galerie Papiers Gras 1, place de l’Île – 1204 Genève, 1208 Suisse Google Map WHEN…

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Vibrations Victoria Hall Geneva

VIBRATIONS MUSIC CONCERT – VICTORIA HALL


ON THURSDAY, 24th OF JANUARY six internationally renowned artists get together on stage to perform masterpieces of the romantic and impressionist era, but also pop and jazz music during the Vibrations concert.  From Bach to Queen… a concert that will vibrate ! Cellist, piano and string quartet).  The artists include Fabrizio von Arx, Quatuor Ebène and Kit Armstrong  WHEN  January…

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CLASSICAL CONCERT (LIKE AT HOME) – VICTORIA HALL


ON MONDAY, 21 JANUARY the Geneva Chamber Orchestra will be performing a concert accessible to all in the magnificent Victoria Hall – if you haven’t been, it’s well worth attending even just to admire the beautiful ornate interiors of the concert hall. The cellist Estelle Revaz and percussionist Sergi Sempere will be performing alongside the orchestra offering a different interpretation…

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NEW ENGLISH MOVIES – GREEN BOOK, JULIA ROBERTS…


ENGLISH  MOVIES IN GENEVA  THIS WEEK:  Highlights of English films showing in Geneva. by Sarah Scaddan    ALL HAIL JULIA ROBERTS – Ben is Back Julia Roberts plays Holly Burns, a mother whose 19-year-old son Ben unexpectedly returns home after being ‘dismissed’ early from rehab. With a history of substance abuse and a ruinous past, Holly is wary but delighted…

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Black Movie Festival 2019

BLACK MOVIE FESTIVAL – 6 FILMS NOT TO MISS


BLACK MOVIE FESTIVAL 2019 – 6 FILMS NOT TO MISS  by Chené Koscielny WHAT IS THE BLACK MOVIE FESTIVAL? Had enough of mainstream movies? The Black Movie Festival is an international, independent 10-day film festival in Geneva which aims to ‘swim against the tide’ of conventional movie fare, celebrating emerging talents and established filmmakers, whose work has not yet been…

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best day trips from Geneva

BEST DAYS OUT FROM GENEVA – JANUARY


BEST DAY TRIPS FROM GENEVA IN JANUARY 2019 by Alexandra Belz If you’re not keen on joining the weekly exodus to the mountains to hit the slopes, you may well be tempted to spend a day away from Geneva by attending one of the great events happening near us this month.  Whether you’re into nature, culture or adventure – you’ll…

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Quartier des Bains

DISCOVER GENEVA’S SOHO


QUARTIER DES BAINS – GENEVA’S ARTY SIDE  Text by Julie Gabus and Gaëlle Forget The Quartier des Bains is one of Geneva’s trendiest districts, sometimes compared to SoHo in New York. Its hip, bohemian feel is complemented by numerous art galleries and museums, such as the Contemporary Art Centre, the Contemporary Art Museum of Geneva (Mamco), the Photography Center, the…

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BLACK MOVIE FESTIVAL – AGAINST THE TIDE


 Black Movie 2019 I Le Teaser XX from Festival Black Movie on Vimeo. BLACK MOVIE FESTIVAL – JANUARY 18 – 27. Had enough of mainstream movies? The Black Movie Festival is an international, independent 10-day film festival in Geneva which aims to ‘swim against the tide’ of conventional movie fare, celebrating emerging talents and established filmmakers, whose work has…

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Trois soeurs Geneva

NO WORDS NEEDED


A group of exceptional Russian actors will be interpreting and transmitting the work of 19th century Russian novelist Anton Tchekov at the Théâtre de la Torche Rouge DURING JANUARY 2019– without uttering a single word! The show is called:  Trois Soeurs and takes place at the Théâtre de la Torche Rouge – Théâtre du Loup Experience overwhelming emotions during this powerful…

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