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Best Christmas markets in Geneva 2018

LOCAL BIO CHRISTMAS MARKET – FERME DE BUDÉ


ON FRIDAY, THE 14th AND SATURDAY, THE 15th OF DECEMBER, the FERME DE BUDÉ hosts for the third year in a row, a local Christmas market focusing on bio, handmade and regional products with over 25 stalls. Products range from soap, ceramics, books, jewellery, clothes, chocolates, oils, juice, beer and wine and more. There will be activities to entertain the little…

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Stand-up for migrants Geneva

STAND-UP STAND-UP FOR MIGRANTS – FUTURE EVENT


ON THURSDAY, THE 20th OF DECEMBER don’t miss Stand-Up for Migrants, featuring top comedians sharing perspectives on migration, identity and Human Rights at the magnificent Victoria Hall. The United Nations Human Rights Office, supported by the city of Geneva, will host this event in celebration of International Migrants Day, featuring top comedians performing stand-up comedy in French and English The…

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Raclette festival geneva

FESTIVAL DE LA RACLETTE


EVERY WEDNESDAY DURING THE WINTER you can eat as much raclette as you wish in a festive winter’s atmosphere at Le Festival de la Raclette. What is it?  A winter festival featuring raclette made from a variety of different cheeses, local wines and beer, music and entertainment. Entry is free and families are welcome. As much Raclette as you can…

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Northern Light Festival Geneva

NORTHERN LIGHTS FESTIVAL


ON SATURDAY 15th AND SUNDAY 16th OF DECEMBER, enjoy a weekend of Nordic inspired design, craft, food, local entrepreneurship and creativity. Hosted in a recently converted 160 square meters car garage from the 1950s, in the heart of Plainpalais, the market will bring a little nordic light and Scandinavian warmth to the grey Geneva winter through local talent, aesthetics and…

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A million stars charity even Geneva

A MILLION STARS – FOR CHARITY


A MILLION STARS – FOR CHARITY ON SATURDAY, THE 15th OF DECEMBER don’t miss Un Million d’étoiles 2018 in Place du Molard in Geneva when millions of candles will be lit in support of Caritas. WHEN Saturday, 15th of December from 16h30 till 18h30. WHERE Place du Molard MORE INFO  https://www.facebook.com/events/360714187808057/ Please follow and like us:

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FIVE GUYS ARRIVE IN GENEVA


THIS MONDAY, 10th OF DECEMBER, the famous Five Guys burger and fast food restaurant opens in Geneva. It was voted as the UK’s most popular food chain last year and has locations in over 1500 locations around the world. Try their burgers – juicy, fresh burgers with all the toppings – no microwaves or freezers and the hand-cut fries are…

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Things to do for families in Geneva

THE SNOW QUEEN


When it’s too cold, wet, and dark to spend time with kids outdoors, the theatre is always a good option. Each year the Simply Theatre group in Versoix prepares a seasonal show, and this year’s winter season will begin with the English-speaking musical production of “The Snow Queen”. This adaptation of the timeless classic by Hans Christian Andersen will transfer…

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Noel Aux Bastions

NOËL AUX BASTIONS


THURSDAY, THE 6th OF DECEMBER, will see the opening of Geneva’s brand new Christmas market in Parc des Bastions. Over 8,000 square meters of the park will be dedicated to the new Christmas Village – THE place to get you in the Christmas mood this year. The village consists of traditional wooden cabins selling local food and drinks and offering…

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Geneva Lux Festival 2018

GENEVA LUX FESTIVAL


FROM THE 1st OF DECEMBER 2018 UNTIL MID-JANUARY, the city will sparkle and shine thanks to the annual Geneva Lux Festival – a series of festive and fantastic light displays which will  lift our collective spirits during grey winter days. Initiated in 2014, the festival features contemporary light displays especially created for Geneva by Swiss and international artists showcasing Geneva’s…

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THE MOVIES IN ENGLISH TO SEE NOW


MOVIES IN ENGLISH – THIS WEEK:  Highlights of English films showing in Geneva this week. by Sarah Scaddan     A GRITTY HEIST MOVIE – Widows  Widows is the story of four women with absolutely nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Directed by Steve McQueen and co-written by bestselling author Gillian Flynn…

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