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LIGHT UP THE SKY


YOUR GUIDE TO THE GENEVA FIREWORKS 2018  by Chené Koscielny Geneva’s usual summer festival has been massively watered down this year after losing the city a fortune last year, but not to worry – they’re still sponsoring the annual fireworks – and this time access to the Mont Blanc Bridge and lakeside areas will be FREE for all. WHEN: The…

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SPOIL THE MAN/DAD IN YOUR LIFE


FATHER’S DAY 2018 IN GENEVA by Chené Koscielny and Vivian Holding   Father’s Day doesn’t appear to get nearly as much attention in Geneva or Switzerland for that matter as Mother’s Day. We just don’t think that’s fair! How about cutting dad some slack this Father’s Day on 3rd of June 2018 in Geneva with some of our suggestions to…

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WINE-TASTING WEEKEND


CAVES OUVERTES 2018 by Laura Snoek from Let’s Explore     The annual CAVES OUVERTES “Wineries Open Day” in Geneva is the perfect opportunity to chat to producers and sample their wines in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere. This event is now an un-missable date in the canton’s calendar, with the majority of the canton’s 90 wineries participating this year.…

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GENEVA’S BEST CUP OF COFFEE


FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ONE OF THREE LARGE CAPPUCCINOS AND CAKE COMBOS – ENTER OUR COMPETITION ON INSTAGRAM! LUMA COFFEE by Fernanda Silva Good coffee, good company and good vibes… this is the philosophy behind Luma Coffee, a vibrant coffee shop near the lake and the city centre in Eaux-Vives, one of Geneva’s fastest growing and trendiest urban areas!…

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CAVES OUVERTES


SATURDAY 26TH MAY 2018 If you love good wine, you shouldn’t miss the Caves Ouvertes taking place this Saturday. An exceptional event and a fantastic opportunity to try out some excellent local wines from the Genevan wine estates, enjoy live music and soak up the atmosphere. The Caves Ouvertes has become an unmissable date in the Canton’s calendar and draws…

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NUIT DES MUSÉES/MUSEUM NIGHT


SATURDAY 26TH MAY 2018 For the 6th year running, Geneva’s public and private museums will participate in an open house evening with a variety of activities and visits planned. This year’s event takes place with the theme of travelling – crossing borders, navigating the cosmos, exploring language, time and the frontiers of consciousness. New for this year, their programme features…

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GENEVA ROCKS


YOUR GUIDE TO THE 2018 FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE GENEVA  (All images courtesy of Fête de la Musique) by Chené Koscielny For a few nights a year (22nd, 23rd, 24th of June) during the Fête de la Musique in Geneva the reserved city of Calvin drops its guard and opens it heart to hundreds of thousands of revellers (over 200,000…

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GRAND MÉDIÉVALES


SATURDAY 26TH & SUNDAY 27TH MAY 2018 Be transported back some 700 years at this medieval festival taking place in Andilly, France (between Geneva and Annecy) with more than 500 artists and 1,000 extras playing out incredible and magical shows, see equestrian jousts, acrobatics, raptors, fights, tales, magic and music and stroll through the various worlds in this charming medieval setting…

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BALLET GALA NIGHT


WIN TICKETS IN OUR COMPETITION! WEDNESDAY 23RD MAY 2018 One of the major cultural events of the year, the Ballet Night Gala features stars from some of the greatest world renown ballet companies – the Bolshoi Theatre, Vienna State Opera Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Royal Ballet of Flanders and the Grand Théâtre de Genève. COMPETITION: We have five pairs of tickets to…

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