GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Geneva – considered a major world centre for jewellery auctions – had a fantastic week after the ultra rich dropped hundreds of millions of francs in one-of-a-kind watches and jewelry. Advertisements
GENEVA, Switzerland – The world of photojournalism is mourning the death of one of its greatest, iconic Swiss photographer René Burri, 81, who died in Zurich this week.
(Update: the Circle was selected on 20 September as the official Swiss entry to the Oscars). GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – A film that was partially shot in Lausanne or one about gay love could give Switzerland a shot as Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Fireworks galore this weekend around Lake Geneva but none more epic than those of the Fetes de Geneve which blasted through the night before an approximate 400,000 people.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Fetes de Geneve fireworks that take place on 9 August at 22:00 promise to be the loudest pyrotechnics in record -in Geneva and probably in Europe- with more than 50 large-scale Cherry Bombs.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – An ever-growing number of residents in Switzerland are stopping the unwanted delivery of several pounds of paper by eliminating their automatic subscription to printed phonebook directories and using the online version instead.
BERN, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss Federal Office of Topography, Swisstopo, has launched a new map and photo viewer called Lubis (aerial images information system in German) which allows viewing and researching more than 300,000 photos and aerial images at full resolution, from 1920 to date.
GENEVA – Switzerland’s tourism office and Swiss airlines scored big after the Lake Geneva region and the Swiss Alps were featured in the 50th Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition.
The religious wedding ceremony of Prince Andrea Casiraghi of Monaco and Tatiana Santo Domingo, granddaughter of one of the richest men in Latin America, took place in Switzerland on 1 February.
Click here to see what the bride wore! GSTAAD, Switzerland – The ultra exclusive and understated ski station of Gstaad is hosting the rich, beautiful and famous this weekend for the church wedding of Andrea Casiraghi, oldest son of Princess Caroline of Monaco and Tatiana Santo Domingo, heiress to the Colombian Santo Domingo fortune. (Click here to…
GENEVA, Switzerland – Adriana Lima, Ewan McGregor, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Spacey and other “beautiful people” were in Geneva a few days ago attending the 2014 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie or Geneva Time Exhibition.
GENEVA – Bruce Springsteen fans in Geneva are gearing up for next week’s official release of The Boss’s 18th studio album, High Hopes. The New Jersey native’s new album is a collection of cover songs -many of them well-known among his true, hard-core fans- originals and older songs “dusted off and reanimated,” as Billboard has called them….