Event in French-speaking Switzerland: Wheelchair yoga in Geneva

Event in French speaking Switzerland Wheelchair yoga in Geneva

An inclusive and free yoga class is organized in Geneva this Tuesday, June 21 by Handicap International. Getty Images/iStockphoto Posted21 June 2022, 07:00 Handicap International is organizing an inclusive and free yoga class this Tuesday on the Place des Nations. Objective: to change the way people look at people with disabilities. On the occasion of … Read more

Seen from Switzerland. The treasures of Abomey exhibited in Benin: a “historic” success, with some caveats

Seen from Switzerland The treasures of Abomey exhibited in Benin

On this Sunday in April in Cotonou, Benin, under a blazing sun, a crowd throngs the immense alleys of the Marina, the presidential palace, to admire the exhibition “Art of Benin yesterday and today”, which hosts until the end of May the 26 “historic” pieces, dating from the 19the century, returned to Benin by the … Read more

Press release: The jewels of Japanese architecture in Japan and Switzerland

Press release The jewels of Japanese architecture in Japan and

19.05.2022 – 17:40 Panta Rhei PR AG A document JNTO_CP_Japanese Arc~_FINAL_20220519.pdfPDF – 233 kB The jewels of Japanese architecture in Japan and Switzerland enthusiasts of contemporary architecture will find their happiness in many places in Japan. For example on the island of Awaji, where Shigeru Ban’s latest masterpiece has recently inspired aesthetes around the world. … Read more

Who was Catillon, the last woman burned for witchcraft in Switzerland?

Who was Catillon the last woman burned for witchcraft in

It was in 2008, the historian and deputy to the Grand Council Jean-Pierre Dorand (PDC) began a process to restore his honor to Catherine Repond, known as Catillon, the last woman in Switzerland to have been burned for witchcraft at the stake. du Guintzet, in Fribourg, in 1731. But the Grand Council of Friborg would … Read more

In Switzerland, a father on hunger strike leads MPs to listen to the IPCC

In Switzerland a father on hunger strike leads MPs to

Guillermo Fernandez, “dad on hunger strike” protesting against inaction in the face of climate change, in front of the Federal Palace, in Bern, on November 28, 2021. FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP Of the 246 parliamentarians in Switzerland, around sixty came to the National Council room in Bern, dominated by the Birthplace of the Confederation, a mural fresco … Read more