Genevans know Gérald Herrmann as « Herrmann » the daily-newspaper Tribune de Genève cartoonist. After three years, together with Vincent, his colleague, he has released a daring comic book about Swiss-icon Roger Federer’s youth.
Key figure in Genève’s history, Pastor Jean Calvin came from France. He had such a vision of Christianism that he influenced the more than our city, which is nowadays presented as Protestant Rome. From the Reformation Wall, in Parc des Bastions, Plainpalais, Calvin is the second character, starting from the left.
Swiss people will vote to renew the Parlement of their Canton, le Grand Conseil, on April 15th and, the same day, the ministers of the its government, le Conseil d’État. The next round will occur on May 5th. Who will take over actual president François Longchamp ?
From March 19th to March 25th, the Voix de fête festival will take Genevan people on a tour : on the roads of the francophone world. For seven days, about 50 performers and artists are expected to take stage. Meanwhile, in town, another event called Bars en fête.
From March 19th to 25th, numerous cultural events will take place throughout Swiss Latin Cantons to combat discrimination as part of the week against « racisme ».
Genevan author Joël Dicker was in town to sign his new book : The disappearing of Stephanie Mailer. His previous novel The truth about the Harry Quebert affair was a massive bookshop success. 2018 numbers show it could be the same this year with Stephanie Mailer.
Iranian-rooted Genevan journalist Darius Rochebin is the living face of French-speaking channel RTS. Famous for his interviews with Pardonnez-moi, the man has been RTS iconic anchorman for 20 years this year !