Avec son parlomètre, la RTS propose aux Suisses de faire une radiographie de leur parler romand. L’outil se révèle plutôt perspicace.
MC Roger is a character created by singer, composer-performer, dancer and actor David Charles Haeberli from Neuchâtel. He broke through in 2017 with his parody of two songs : a French one from Gimms and… Despacito !
Swiss actor Bruno Ganz passed away this week. As in Wings of Desire, he only appeared to me at the end. What a fantastic actor!
Bern-based Caotina launches a spread for bread: Caotina Crème Chocolat! It contains cocoa powder, hazelnuts and vegetable oils, including oil certified RSPO – because Caotina is a Swiss company founded 55 years ago, concerned about protecting the environment.
Comedian from Valais Yann Lambiel adapts French sing Oldelaf’s « Tristitude » to define what it means to be Swiss. This gives a cruel and very fair (and very cultural) song: « La Suissitude »!
Pregny Alp Festival, is fully dedicated to Swiss culture. The 12th edition will occur on August 4th, in Pregny-Chambésy. Röstis, here we are!
The first Tchiiz festival will take place on September 15 in the canton of Fribourg, known for Gruyère and Vacherin. Participants will visit cheese cellars and production centres and, of course, taste local products.
An Italian trio in the men’s race and a Franco-Swiss trio in the women’s race won the mythical La Patrouille des glaciers race from April 17 to 21, 2018. The Swiss illustrator Derib has published a comic strip on this subject, which he will present at the Geneva Book Fair until 29 April at Palexpo.
One can now find the « Rings of Willisau » biscuits in their caramel edition. HUG is a biscuit-brand from canton of Lucerne which was formerly a bakery (in 1877).
Le 4 mars, les Suisses devront décider s’ils veulent garder une télévision publique ou bien s’ils veulent arrêter de payer la taxe Billag, qui finance une grande partie des projets culturels du pays.