UEFA Women’s Under 17 Championship in Nyon – Tuesday 25 – Belgium v Poland and Spain v Sweden. Final on Friday 28

Stephane Chapuisat

Footballing stars present at Nyon championship this week.   The UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship semi-finals will take place on Tuesday 25 June, with Belgium v Poland kicking off at 12.00, and Spain v Sweden starting at 14.30 at the Colovray stadium in Nyon.  Free entry The third-place play-off kicks off at 12.00 on Friday 28 June, followed by the final itself […]

Interview with Tony Lerch, director of Caribana – Giving a warm welcome to musicians and music lovers

Caribana Festival 2010Nyon / Switzerland09.06.2010Photo Alain Grosclaude

On Wednesday 5th June, the lake side around Crans près Céligny will be rocking to the sound of Motor Head and Skunk Anansie, two of the headline acts playing on the first night at the 2013 Caribana festival. Photo above: Skunk Anansie  - courtesy Caribana Festival This festival first began 23 years ago when a […]

“Living along Lac Léman” book is now for sale! – The perfect gift for everyone.

Cropped back cover

Tuesday evening in Nyon saw the official launch of  the book “Living along Lac Léman”. Thankyou so much to all those who came to the Villa Thomas at the COV for the vernissage/launch. Photos above. Happy book fans!   The venue in the stunning lake side setting made it the perfect place to launch the book. It also gave readers of […]

Patrick Müller to attend Women’s Under-17 Championship in Nyon

Euro 2008 - Switzerland Training & Press Conference

  Readers may have seen purple flags that have sprung up on lamp posts along the lake road, and around the town. These flags are promoting the 2010/11 UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Football Championship. The competition begins on the 28th July and ends with the final on the 31st and will be held at Colovray in Nyon. The four qualified […]

Behind the scenes of UEFA in Nyon


There couldn’t be a greater contrast between the noise and frenzied excitement of a football match, to the calm and peaceful atmosphere within the walls of the UEFA building here in Nyon. In a long sleek building, an interior that is all light and glass, with smooth wooden and marble floors all in clean lines […]