What’s on in April 2016 in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – Here’s my selection of events taking place in Geneva (and a few beyond) in April 2016. I will update the list throughout the month.

Good Friday, Easter around Lake Geneva: markets and processions

GENEVA, Switzerland – Good Friday, an official holiday in 24 out of 26 cantons in Switzerland (strangely not in two of the most Catholic, Valais and Ticino) is commemorated with markets, processions and Via Crucis. Then, on Monday, in addition to religious services a few good Easter egg hunts. Check it out. 

What’s on in February in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – “February, twenty-eight days as a rule are plenty. One year in every four, his days shall be reckoned as nine and twenty.” So, what’s on? Here’s my selection of events for what many consider as the last month of winter. Yes!

The 2016 list of Carnivals in Switzerland

GENEVA, Switzerland – Carnival season is upon us, and whether you are a long-term resident or a newly-arrived expat, you should experience one of these celebrations, as they can be a lot of fun. Some of the carnivals are scary, and I mean, the purpose is to scare you—and winter away—as much as possible (see video below). 

What’s on in January in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – After a six months hiatus, I am back with a new selection of what’s on in Geneva and surroundings this January-February. 

New Year’s Eve 2015-2016 in Geneva

To see events for New Year’s Eve 2016 click here! GENEVA, Switzerland – Spending New Year’s Eve in Geneva and looking to celebrate it outdoors? Here’s what’s on —and most of it free— during the last eve of 2015.

UN at Geneva Open Doors Day: peace and peacocks

GENEVA, Switzerland – Jazz, Thai drum dancing and film screenings are but a few of the many activities taking place this Saturday 24 October from 10:00 to 17:00, free of charge, during the Open Doors Day at the UN in Geneva.

The Prehistoric Lascaux Caves in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – It may sound like an oxymoron, but the prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux, France are temporarily in Geneva. Of course, I am referring to life-size replicas in exhibition at Palexpo until January 2016.

All About Geneva is back!

GENEVA, Switzerland – After a three-month writing hiatus, All About Geneva is back… at least, for now. Since I began blogging six years ago many new English-language websites have sprouted in Geneva. Several of them offering daily Swiss news; others, musings, resources and events. Many of them do a pretty good job at keeping the community informed. My voice…