CULTURE

In the name of the father

There are few people in history like Charlie Chaplin. His talent has remained intact throughout the ages as he has attracted fans from all generations: past, present and no doubt future. There is nothing more to add about Chaplin’s genius, which is why we thought it...

Le MEG, un musée en pleine evolution

Lorsqu’en 2019, la Ville de Genève demande à ses institutions culturelles de définir leurs engagements futurs, le Musée Ethnographique de Genève (MEG) entame une réflexion critique sur son identité. Son premier constat est qu’avec ses 195’00 visiteurs par an, des...

Can art and connection save the world?

Dan Acher uses cities the world over as playgrounds. Very big playgrounds, in which large-scale installations bring thousands of people together. His work taps deep into shared emotion, a magical space which enables all kinds of citizens to connect with each other and...

100 ans + 1 de vie internationale: une région transformée

Dans un monde chaque jour plus instable et interdépendant, nous avons plus que jamais besoin de coopérer sur tous les plans et entre les territoires. Si les instances des Nations Unies s’emploient à rétablir l’esprit et les pratiques du multilatéralisme, certaines...

Patrick Chappatte: Cancel culture has gone too far

Patrick Chappatte was born in Pakistan, he spent time in Singapore before his family settled in Geneva when he was five. He publishes in Le Temps, NZZ, Le Canard Enchainé, Der Spiegel and the Boston Globe. Until recently he also worked for the New York Times, but...

The collections of the History of Science Museum

Opened to the public in 1964, the History of Science Museum is located in a magnificent mansion from 1830, in the heart of the Perle-du-Lac park, on the shore of Lake Geneva - a few steps away from the international organisations. Its charming decoration, inspired by...

Protéger et renforcer l’offre culturelle à Genève

Quels sont les secteurs culturels les plus impactés par la crise sanitaire? La crise met en lumière et exacerbe ces difficultés préexistantes. Les arts de la scène sont parmi les secteurs les plus touchés ainsi que les artistes et acteurs culturels dont le statut...

Jazz: Isn’t this a lovely day?

To write about music is to give words a sound they do not have. Let’s hope that the following paragraphs will swing into song, since music is what this day, this article and this interviewee are all about. International Jazz Day has been created and recognised by...

CULTURE

Can art and connection save the world?

Dan Acher uses cities the world over as playgrounds. Very big playgrounds, in which large-scale installations bring thousands of people together. His work taps deep into shared emotion, a magical space which enables all kinds of citizens to connect with each other and...

100 ans + 1 de vie internationale: une région transformée

Dans un monde chaque jour plus instable et interdépendant, nous avons plus que jamais besoin de coopérer sur tous les plans et entre les territoires. Si les instances des Nations Unies s’emploient à rétablir l’esprit et les pratiques du multilatéralisme, certaines...

Patrick Chappatte: Cancel culture has gone too far

Patrick Chappatte was born in Pakistan, he spent time in Singapore before his family settled in Geneva when he was five. He publishes in Le Temps, NZZ, Le Canard Enchainé, Der Spiegel and the Boston Globe. Until recently he also worked for the New York Times, but...

The collections of the History of Science Museum

Opened to the public in 1964, the History of Science Museum is located in a magnificent mansion from 1830, in the heart of the Perle-du-Lac park, on the shore of Lake Geneva - a few steps away from the international organisations. Its charming decoration, inspired by...

Protéger et renforcer l’offre culturelle à Genève

Quels sont les secteurs culturels les plus impactés par la crise sanitaire? La crise met en lumière et exacerbe ces difficultés préexistantes. Les arts de la scène sont parmi les secteurs les plus touchés ainsi que les artistes et acteurs culturels dont le statut...

Jazz: Isn’t this a lovely day?

To write about music is to give words a sound they do not have. Let’s hope that the following paragraphs will swing into song, since music is what this day, this article and this interviewee are all about. International Jazz Day has been created and recognised by...

Le Kiosque Culturel du CAGI à l’ONUG a 20 ans!

Comme on le dit souvent, la découverte et l'intégration dans une nouvelle ville passent aussi par la culture. Genève est une cité où le rayonnement culturel et les échanges interculturels foisonnent et faire découvrir ce dynamisme aux employés de la Genève...

Will we enjoy opera and ballet in 2021?

It is an uncertain exercise, but definitely worth it. Do you have an idea how the pandemic has affected the theatre? What about how the forecast for 2021 looks like? Several UN Staff are regulars to this unique venue in Geneva – the most important theatre in the...

Whatsapp
Twitter
Instagram
LinkedIn
Share