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R A DIO, AS UNIQUE AS THE OLYMPIC GA M ES We invite you to a special event now taking place in London: The Olympic Pop-Up Radio Station, brought to you by the International Radio Festival Zurich from 20th July – 12th August. Throughout the Games we’re broadcasting contemporary Swiss and British urban sounds, and are welcoming renowned music radio DJ‘s, bands, celebrities and athletes, from Switzerland and the UK. We’ll also keep you posted on Olympic highlights, results and gossip. Our shows are in English, with a few in German or French. Our studio is housed inside a funky Swiss Postal Bus, which we’ve driven from Zurich to London. It is now parked behind Glaziers Hall at London Bridge, from where we’re broadcasting live 24/7, on DAB across London and online around the world. Check out the programme on the following pages. And then tune in, or even come along to see us at our studio bus. DAB DIAL: INTERNATIONAL RADIO FESTIVAL WEB-RADIO: INTERNATIONALRADIOFESTIVAL.COM
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A BOUT The International Radio Festival Zurich showcases the best music radio stations on earth. In only its 3rd year it has already established itself as the global annual event for people at the cutting edge of the music radio industry. For our Olympic Pop-Up, we‘ve teamed up with Swiss Music Portal MX3, to join the festivities at the House of Switzerland, the official Swiss hospitality centre during the Olympic Games. It‘s located at Glaziers Hall next to London Bridge, and we’re inviting everyone to come along and celebrate Swiss culture. Shortly after, from 12th –15th September, we’ll be hosting the International Radio Festival 2012. We‘ll be welcoming over thirty avant-garde radio stations / DJ’s from 5 continents. We‘ll be broadcasting their shows live from Zurich, via Web-Radio, to millions of listeners around the globe. Tune in and ‘Listen to how the world sounds’. FIND OUT MORE AT: INTERNATIONALRADIOFESTIVAL.COM HOUSEOFSWITZERLAND.ORG
MORNING PROGR A M M E 7AM – 1PM We’re starting every day with a recap of the previous day‘s Olympic highlights, plus a cultural round-up of what’s happening elsewhere in London. And of course great music to wake up to. Then it’s time for our official Morning Show and some fresh sounds from Switzerland, intercut with news and interviews live from the House of Switzerland. Plus we’re hosting daily competitions with some great prizes. Right before noon it’s your turn. Visitors to our studio bus can get involved in shaping our playlist, choosing tracks they love from our music library to play live on air.
AFTERNOON P ROGR A M M E 1PM – 7PM In the afternoon it’s all about our guests. We‘ll be welcoming some of the biggest names in the Swiss and UK music radio industry, letting them tell their story and playing us some of their favourite tunes. They’ll play styles right across the board, from Chill Out through to Hip Hop, Dubstep, House, Indie Rock and Electro and Clubby Tech beats. Expect some very fine DJ mixes. Of course we will never lose sight of the Olympics. Other guests will include athletes taking part in the games, celebrating their sporting achievements with us. Fingers crossed for some medals.
EVENING P ROGR A M M E 7PM – 11PM Our evenings are dedicated to culture, with live broadcasts from the House of Switzerland. Expect live concerts from emerging Swiss bands, interviews, discussions and plenty of lively banter. There’s more to Switzerland than chocolate and cheese, so we’ll also be talking about culture, history, style and travel tips. And of course, showcase the country’s vibrant underground music scene. To end the day, our local friend Normski takes us on a personal journey through London, his home town. Expect lots of cheeky chat along with the latest club beats.
NIGHT S HIFT 11PM – 7AM Throughout the night we’re inviting our listeners to act as DJ. You decide what’s played out on air, by using the i-DJ player on our website. Just log on to internationalradiofestival.com from 11pm to 7am, choose your favourite songs from our library and we’ll then play them on-air until dawn. By the way, our i-DJ tool is the world‘s only online mixing desk for radio. It was developed by MX3, the Swiss Music Portal.
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SW ISS GUESTS ON A IR We are proud to bring you the best in Swiss underground urban music radio and host some exciting shows from local stations such as Rundfunk.FM, Couleur3, Rouge FM Lausanne, Livingroom.FM Basel, Radio Grischa, Capital FM and Lounge FM from Bern, Rete 3 and Creatures of the Night from Lugano, Pirate Radio and Virus from Zurich. We are also welcoming some of our most renowned DJ‘s, Alex Attias, Alex Dallas, Goldfinger Brothers and The Round Table Knights. Make sure your DAB dial is tuned to the International Radio Festival.
UK GUESTS ON A IR Along with showcasing the best of Swiss Music radio and DJ culture, we are also excited to welcome local guests of UK radio fame, such as Karen P (Folded Wings), Ministry of Sound Radio, Hoxton FM, Danielle Perry, Tony Prince, Martyn Ware, Eddie Piller, Mark Knight and BBC Radio 1‘s Toddla T. They‘ll be hosting live shows, bringing some fresh UK sounds to our Swiss Studio Bus. Stay tuned for surprise guests.
SW ISS R A DIO TOUR Before our Studio Bus heads for London, we’re embarking on our ‘Swiss Radio Tour‘. We’ll be visiting six major Swiss cities, broadcasting live from each and capturing the Olympic vibe. In each city we’re setting up camp for the day and inviting local celebrities, athletes, musicians, DJ‘s and fans to come along and celebrate the Olympic Games with us. There will be interviews, lively chat and lots of shout outs to our Swiss athletes, all from inside our studio bus. And of course lots of cool music. The highlight of each city‘s visit is an un-plugged concert performed by two local bands. From all the bands playing on the tour, one will be specially chosen and flown to London to perform in a unique setting, live on stage from the House of Switzerland on the Olympic Games closing night. The show will be broadcast live across London, Switzerland and around the world. FIND OUT MORE AT AND LISTEN VIA LIVE STREAM AT: INTERNATIONALRADIOFESTIVAL.COM
SWISS RADIO TOUR TOUR DATES: LUGANO 9TH JULY BASEL 10TH JULY CHUR 11TH JULY MONTREUX 12TH JULY ZURICH 13TH JULY BERN 14TH JULY LONDON
20TH JULY – 12TH AUGUST
HOW TO LISTEN ON DAB ACROSS LONDON: INTERNATIONAL RADIO FESTIVAL WEB-RADIO AND WORLDWIDE LIVE-STREAM VIA: INTERNATIONALRADIOFESTIVAL.COM
On cable around Switzerland, on the following local frequencies:
Zurich 102.60 Basel
Zurich Oberland / Jona / Etzel
Winterthur 93.10 Bern / Biel / Thun 101.20 93.10
Flamatt / Murten / Kerzers
St. Gallen 106.10 Fribourg 96.40 Chur 99.25 Reconvillier
Davos / Klosters 96.60 La Chaux de Fonds 99.40 Region Luzern 99.00 Morges 93.45 Limmat-Reusstal 99.10 Montreux / Clarens 89.35 Olten / Aarau / Zofingen 96.70
The Swiss Foundation for Radio and Culture SRKS/FSRC regards itself as a patron and mediator of radio creativity in all parts of the country, both for private as well as public broadcasters. It provides financial support upon application. Basically, no tight restrictions are placed on the creativity of potential applicants; the precondition for supporting a project, however, is its direct relation to radio and culture in Switzerland. The Swiss Foundation for Radio and Culture is proud to be a partner of the International Radio Festival‘s Olympic adventure.
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LAU R A LEI SH M A N Prename / Name: Laura Leishman Nationality: Swiss/Canadian
Our international voice. A global soul, who moved as a child from Canada to French speaking Switzerland and has become a top underground DJ in central Europe. Today she hosts her daily show ‘The LL Project‘ on France‘s Le Mouv. She‘s known for captivating her listeners and packing her shows full of energy.
SA MU EL V UIL LER MO Z Prename / Name: Samuel Vuillermoz Nationality: Swiss
Our French voice. Passionate about radio, Samuel is a key figure in Swiss music radio. He rose to fame at the eclectic Swiss-French channel Couleurâ€‰3. Today he manages MX3.ch, a multimedia portal showcasing contemporary Swiss music and artists. Heâ€™s passionate about inspiring discussions on air.
DA NIL O BAV IER Prename / Name: Danilo Bavier Nationality: Swiss
Our German voice. On air from an early age, he has been involved with radio since his teens becoming a familiar voice in Switzerland. Heâ€™s worked for some of the coolest local stations and today is a nationwide presenter and music editor at Virus Radio. He stands at the forefront of youth music radio.
GA BBY SA ND ERS ON Prename / Name: Gabby Sanderson Nationality: English
Our English voice. As a DJ, presenter, producer and music journalist, Gabby travelled the world but lived mostly in Ibiza. Her influential ‘Ibiza Rocks‘ show counted over 100,000 listeners worldwide. Now she resides in London and broadcasts mainly for Ireland’s RTE 2XM. Gabby adds a sparkle to every show.
CH R IS BAC H M A N N Prename / Name: Chris Bachmann Nationality: Swiss
Our multilingual voice. This internationally acclaimed events / TV presenter works for some of the worldâ€˜s most prestigious sport and lifestyle events. He switches seamlessly between English, German, French and Italian. Chris reports for us live from the public viewing stage at the House of Switzerland. He is always fun to listen in to.
NO R MS K I Prename / Name: Normski Nationality: English
Our UK guest voice. For over 20 years, he has been a popular radio/TV presenter and DJ. His shows on BBC Radio 5 and Kiss FM played a vital part in Londonâ€˜s ever emerging sub culture. Normski also acts as the charismatic main voice of the International Radio Festival.
In our Red Zone you will find a full programme of concerts, entertainment and events – all open to the public and all completely free. Come and visit the House of Switzerland and let us surprise and entertain you. See our events programme on the back page for further details. 1.
Open Air Concerts and Performances Switzerland’s music landscape has much more to offer than just yodelling. It boasts a lively music scene that has been thriving for decades. Come and hear what Switzerland’s upcoming musicians have to offer – they don’t fail to disappoint.
Open Air Cinema Enjoy Swiss short films and cartoons – every Monday evening.
RADIO STUDIO BUS The International Radio Festival is the “Acoustic Flame” of the House of Switzerland – a lifestyle and event radio experience to hear, see and touch, and broadcasting across London on DAB. So come on down or tune-in to the International Radio Festival.
Public Viewing Get together with your friends and other sports fans and join in the nail-biting excitement when the athletes line up against one another. Experience the Olympic spirit during the live broadcasts of the games and enjoy the Swiss atmosphere!
TV Studio SRG SSR The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation broadcasts directly from their TV studio at the House of Switzerland.
Medal Celebrations The House of Switzerland is the official venue for the medal celebrations of the Swiss athletes. Come and celebrate with the Swiss Olympic Family!
Zürich-London Poster Exhibition The Swiss graphic design scene enjoys worldwide recognition. The House of Switzerland’s Gold Partner, the Canton and City of Zürich, invites you to join a visual journey of discovery through Switzerland – created in a cooperative project involving graphic designers from Zürich and London.
Bernese Oberland – Jungfrau Discover some of the most beautiful places in Switzerland and the country’s rich cultural heritage, presented by the House of Switzerland’s Destination Partner, Bernese Oberland – Jungfrau. Bernese culinary specialities, traditional music and daily live demonstrations will put one of Switzerland’s most attractive holiday regions on the top of your list.
Swiss chocolate Chocolate at its best! Chocolate lovers are invited to meet the Maître Chocolatier and try some of Lindt’s finest creations. Make sure you bring something home for your nearest and dearest as well!
10. Swiss Supporter’s Shop Become the proud owner of a sustainably produced item of apparel from the official Swiss Olympic collection by Switcher as a memento of your visit to the House of Switzerland. 11. Qualify for a historical trip to Switzerland Learn how tourists from Britain laid the foundations for the development of tourism in Switzerland 150 years ago. In Switzerland Tourism’s “Qualification Park”, you stand a chance of qualifying for a unique historical journey to Switzerland, treading in the footsteps of Thomas Cook.
12. Swiss Game Lounge Come right to the heart of Switzerland’s creative playground in London. In the Swiss Game Lounge, Presence Switzerland in cooperation with Swiss Arts Council, Canton & City of Zürich and Haute école d’art et de design present highlights from the leading Swiss game scene. Test your dexterity and gaming skills at various stations.
Swiss Games This is a free app for you to download. It will take you on a virtual tour of Switzerland, during which you can collect our old money, the “taler”. Attractive Swiss prizes await the winners at the “Swiss Games”.
13. Bernese Chalet Invitingly rustic, the Bernese Chalet offers the cosy feel of a “Caveau” and a menu featuring the traditional classics of “Swiss Comfort Food”, with a particular focus on dishes from the Bernese Oberland. 14. La Brasserie At La Brasserie in Glaziers Hall, you will experience a blend of surprises and creativity as you sample Swiss culinary art at its finest. You will find dishes and farm produce from various regions of Switzerland, all under the direction of our world-renowned catering partner, Mosimann’s. 15. Rösticceria The ultimate in “grab and go” food in true Borough Market style, serving appetising Swiss favourites such as Bratwurst & Buerli, Roesti To Go and Raclette Takeaway.
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HOW TO GET THERE:
HOW TO GET THER E From Bank DLR station: Head south to London Bridge to reach the House of Switzerland (10 min). From Monument Underground tube station: Head south to London Bridge to reach the House of Switzerland (10 min).
From the Olympic Park: Take the Jubilee Line to London Bridge (20 minutes). We also recommend Londonâ€™s free Barclays Cycle Hire to move around. There is a docking station next to the House of Switzerland (Hop Exchange).
From London Bridge tube or train station: Use entrance La Cave or entrance Montague Close.
IMPRESSUM: Festival Committee: Miguel Alvarez & Darryl von DĂ¤niken
Publisher & Marketing: Kussmaul GmbH
Editor-in-chief: Daniel Roznovjak Co-Editor: Jane Atkinson
Graphic Design: Rawcut.ch Author: Daniel Roznovjak
Silhouette-artist: Ursula Regez Fuchs
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THANK YOU: Patronage and sponsoring represents an essential source of enabling the realisation of cultural events, and the International Radio Festival is no exception in relying on a close collaboration with its partners. We thank them for their support and moreover their belief in our festival. House of Switzerland UK 2012, Mini, Swiss International Air Lines, Switzerland Tourism, Zurich Tourism, SRKS Foundation, Swiss Travel System, Maurice de Mauriac, MX3, upc cablecom, Pioneer, ATO Electronics Swiss Online Publishing, HP Schweiz, DMd2 Bern, Mixcloud, Klipp + Klang Radioschule, TBWA Zurich, Markenfilm, MJ Global Communication, Get Involved, Rawcut, foldermedia, Komma3, Kaspar Isler, Oliver Scotoni, Oldie Tours Z端risee und Discosmetic.