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Traditional Swiss folk music is on the rise again. The four Urbärn singers are classically trained musicians. Their recent concert captivated the audience and kept us spellbound with their haunting, funny and exuberating renditions of an incredibly diverse repertoire of Swiss songs in all four languages.
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Swiss hotels and their guests love this pic-nic bag that doubles as a tote and unfolds into a blanket! Winner of the competition "A piece of Graubünden to take with you" by the tourism office of eastern Switzerland's ski and hiking destination Graubünden, the husband-and-wife design team hit the nail on the head!
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Growing up in rural Appenzell on a hill-top dairy farm without a car or ever going on holidays, Gret Zellweger's childhood days were filled to the brim. Today she finds new expressive ways to depict the traditional subjects of her beloved Appenzell region.
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On Saturday afternoons during the late fifties, the streets in Switzerland were empty. Ruedi Walter, alias Gusti Ehrsam, vented his pointed opinions about life and the week's happenings to his wife Luise (Margrit Rainer) on the radio show "Spalebärg 77a". All of Switzerland listened in!
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Meinrad Röösli - passionate doll, teddy bear and plush animal maker - is beloved by children all over the world. He hand crafts and also repairs pretty much any injured toy in his wonderful workshop.
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The Zürich Chamber Orchestra enjoys an excellent reputation all over the world. It is renowned for its innovative productions and innovative concerts geared towards young people to enjoy and awaken an interest to play music.
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“Who gives you this, loves you deeply.” In the Zürich of old, this love message was not written on paper, but presented to the beloved in form of a Tirggel - a baked honey cookie. Popular as a sweet long before sugar was available, this traditional delicacy has been designated a "culinary legacy of Switzerland".
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For eighty-two years - from 1925 to 2007 - the famous Migros bus was a familiar sight, rolling up and down the Swiss countryside in its signature green and orange colors, selling groceries. In the fall of 2016, the bus made one more nostalgic tour. (With two videos)
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The rugged, untamed Valle Onsernone is a magical place. Through centuries, the people living in this remote alpine area have made music as powerful as their landscape. When Vent Negru plays it, it stirs your soul and touches your heart.
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A centuries old Swiss tradition practiced today in an Emmental farmhouse. Look over this talented artist's shoulders and watch the magic of how Esther Gerber's paper scissor cuts take shape.