Tag Archives: Switzerland

All which glitters is “Gold”

The opera “Gold”, which recently opened at the Zurich Opera House, is based on a fictional moral tale written by the    ... more

Whip crackers sound and lanterns glow

Each year at the start of December, Christmas markets around Europe may begin to pop up offering patrons the opportunity to    ... more

The road goes ever on and on

There are many events created and named in honour of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien by his devoted fans; his many visits    ... more

Swiss referendum may alter EU perspective

The results of a referendum in Switzerland that proposed to maintain immigration to 0.2% of the population has seen about 74%    ... more

2014 FIFA World Cup draw produces exciting encounters

The 32 teams travelling to Brazil for next summer’s World Cup learned their group stage placements on Friday, and the draw    ... more