The watch king – swissinfo

Remembering Nicolas Hayek, Switzerland’s great entrepreneur. Nicolas Hayek was born in Beirut to a Lebanese mother and an American-Lebanese father. After studying physics, mathematics and chemistry in France, he married a Swiss and came to Switzerland at the end of the 1940s. In the 80s he entered the watch industry. (SF/
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Shosholoza! – swissinfo

Thousands of South African football fans were on hand to support their team and country at the public viewing area in Soweto’s Thokoza Park, striking up with “Shosholoza”, an old song that has become the unofficial national anthem heard at all big sporting events. (Christoph Balsiger,
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Big buskers – swissinfo

Acrobat spectacle hits Holland – the theatre group Karl’s kühne Gassenschau began performing 25 years ago in the streets of the city of Zurich. Over the years their productions, a mixture between circus acrobatics and theater plays, became bigger and more spectacular. Today their shows attract hundreds of thousands of visitors both in German-, as well as French- speaking Switzerland. (SF/
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