Frenchman Jérémie Pichon and his family live for the « Zero waste » philosophy. With his wife Bénédicte they wrote the best-selling book « Zero waste family ». On Saturday, December 8, the French pope of the Zero Waste philosophy will give a lecture in Geneva. He responded positively to the invitation of the Zero Waste Switzerland association.
Alain Giroud, a gastronomic critic of the Tribune de Genève since 1978, presented his new book 40 ans dans les cuisines des grands chefs, on Thursday, October 18, at Café Slatkine. The public came in large numbers to meet Alain Giroud. GLP Club was present!
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The European Organization for Nuclear Research, « le CERN », was founded in 1954. Since then, it frequently causes particle collisions in a 27-kilometer tunnel near Geneva. One of its researcher, an Englishman called Tim Berners-Lee, invented the World Wide Web in 1989.
Swiss illustrator Noémie Weber is dedicating her first album « Junk food book », a parody of Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Food Book at Cumulus and Payot.
World-famous Bernese painter Ferdinand Hodler died in Geneva a hundred years ago. The City Museums pay tribute to him. Until August 19th, 100 paintings are presented in the Musée Rath : self-portraits, landscapes and characters, which all attest the timelessness of Hodler’s work.
The Geneva Book Fair opens its doors on 25 April 2018, twenty years after the death of the writer Alice Rivaz, or Alice Golay from Canton de Vaud. Her committed literary style, a forerunner of feminism, has left its mark in Switzerland and throughout the French-speaking world.
Cartoons about politics and life in Canton de Jura sent through a mobile phone app, this is what La Torche 2.0 project is about. Genevan people could also get three cartoons a week if la Torche Genève raises the attention of 500 of them. A contest is currently running… The media will be independent and free for a couple of weeks and then only 60 francs a year.
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.