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Blade Runner 2049, the neo-noir science fiction film is back.

Blade Runner 2049, the neo-noir science fiction film is back.

Blade Runner 2049 represents the return of one of the most iconic movies of the 80’s. Fans can talk about this movie for hours and it was definitely one of the defining moments of Harrison Ford. Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. Why Blade Runner is such an iconic Film? Some people might wonder why Blade Runner is such an iconic film. There are some elements that definitely made a defining moment not only for Harrison Ford but also for the history of Science Fiction movies. Let’s put things in context. The first Blade Runner was launched in 1982. At…

The Very Best of Vaudois Wine at Lausanne Palace – Every Monday!

The Very Best of Vaudois Wine at Lausanne Palace – Every Monday!

The Office des Vins Vaudois have the pleasure to invite you to an exceptional journey in which you will be able to taste and discover the best Grands Crus of the Vaud region. Exceptional wines that can be tasted only in exceptional places and in Lausanne only one place would honor this exceptional experience: The Lausanne Palace and Spa. During one month, you will be able to be charmed by the enchanting power and richness of Vaudois wines. It will give you a taste of the Christmas magic. Every Monday, discover 2 Grands Crus from Vaud and enjoy a relaxing start of the week. Monday 21st of November 2016 – Château La Bâtie 1er Grand Cru – Vinzel, Cave de la Côte – Château de Montagny 1er Grand Cru Villette, J. & M. Dizerens Monday 28th of November 2016 – Château de Châtagneréaz 1er Grand Cru, Mont-sur-Rolle – Les Roches Plates 1er Grand…

Scarlett Johansson is Major in Ghost in the Shell

Scarlett Johansson is Major in Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell is an upcoming American science fiction action film directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Jonathan Herman and Jamie Moss, based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. The film stars Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, and Michael Pitt. It will be released on March 31, 2017. Ghost in the Shell, a great story Cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field commander The Major (Scarlett Johansson), and her task force Section 9 thwart cyber criminals and hackers. Now, they must face a new enemy who will stop at nothing to sabotage Hanka Robotic’s artificial intelligence technology. Masamune Shirow’s manga and anime series Ghost in the Shell takes place in a cyberpunk version of Earth in the near future. The series focuses on Japan, but several other nations figure prominently in some stories. The world of Ghost in the Shell features significant advances in technology, the most significant of which is the cyberbrain, a mechanical casing for the human brain that allows mental…

Medieval Factory by L’Espace des Inventions – Lausanne

Medieval Factory by L’Espace des Inventions – Lausanne

L’Espace des Inventions opened in 2000 in Lausanne. Since then, their mission is to inspire vocations and to awaken young people’s interest in science and technology. These are 2 key elements to our modern culture that should educate future generations. They are located in a very special building, constructed for the National exhibition of 1964. The roof is a giant solar dial and the space is located at the bottom of an amazing park called the Youth valley. The main surface is about 250m2. Generally L’Espace des Invention hosts different ephemeral exhibitions dealing with a science or technical theme. Visitors are stimulated and exposed to experiences thanks to observation and manipulation. L’Espace des Inventions welcomes over 23’000 visitors each year. Right now you can discover an amazing exhibition called Medieval Factory.  It is displayed until December 2016 and visitors will discover, understand and manipulate catapults, medieval engines, learn more about the…

Cannes Yachting Festival 2016: Bigger and Better than Ever

Cannes Yachting Festival 2016: Bigger and Better than Ever

Cannes is famous for its internationally renowned festivals that draw visitors to its glamorous harbour. The Cannes Yachting Festival 2016 will be no exception. As one of the largest in-water boat shows in Europe, it’s a hugely important event for the yachting industry. This year is the 39th edition and more than 550 superyachts are expected to fill up the majestic Bay of Cannes, including more than 100 premieres of the finest new vessels. All manner of yachts will be on display, ranging from 6m tenders to 52m superyachts of the highest quality. The event takes place from 6th to 11th September 2016. Both Le Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto, located at either end of the famous Croisette of Cannes, attract many visitors, exhibitors, owners and buyers. The majority of yachts will be available for sea trials for potential buyers, giving enthusiastic visitors a chance to take the helm…

Harley Quinn by Margot Robbie – sexiest Comics character alive? 

Harley Quinn by Margot Robbie – sexiest Comics character alive? 

Suicide Squad is pulsing in theathers right now and the world has discovered the sexiest cartoon character of all time: Harley Quinn. Obviously the entire sexiness comes from the interpretation of young Australian actress Margot Robbie. Margot Robbie, fresh and sexy Margot Elise Robbie was born in Australia in 1990. She worked in different films before her role of Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. Neighbours -2008/2011 About Time – 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street – 2013 Focus – 2015 The Legend of Tarzan – 2016 Suicide Squad – 2016 On her different roles we can see a fresh, sparkling femininity that renew the cinema landscape. She represents a new kind of modernity in which a whole generation of women will identify themselves. Margot Robbie has a promising career ahead and we feel that Suicide Squad is just the beginning. On a side note, Margot Robbie lived in New York…

UEFA Euro 2016: play-field for Asian brands.

UEFA Euro 2016: play-field for Asian brands.

Right now France is the field for a world class sport event: the UEFA Euro 2016. The best European football teams compete to determine who is the best team in Europe. For the first time, we can see that most of the event sponsors are Asian companies. Probably European or Western companies have no money to sponsor such events. For the first time, an European competition of this level got a Chinese sponsor: Hisense. Hisense joins a list comprising nine other high-profile companies with global sponsorship rights to Euro 2016, namely Adidas, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, Continental, Hyundai-Kia, McDonald’s, Orange, Socar and Turkish Airlines. There are also six national sponsors in Abritel-HomeAway, Crédit Agricole, FDJ, La Poste, PROMAN and SNCF. Total sponsorship revenues for the tournament are expected to be in the region of €400 million ($438 million). Commenting on the deal, Guy-Laurent Epstein, marketing director of UEFA Events SA, said: “We are excited…

Here is what you did not know about Coachella festival.

Here is what you did not know about Coachella festival.

Music festivals became a real big deal worldwide and it is a positive thing. People can share a nice moment around music and amazing singers. By far, one of the most popular festival in the world is the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, or simply mentioned as Coachella Festival. From an interesting programme to all the celebrities you can see there, the Californian Festival is more than just jeans shorts and make-up. Here is what you did not know about the most fashionable festivals in the world. Who owns the Coachella Festival? We could say that the people owns Coachella. With 200’000 tickets sold every year in less than 20 minutes, the festival is always breaking new records. Behind the festival there is Goldenvoice, a subsidiary of AEG Live, the second biggest concerts organizer just after Live Nation. AEG live was founded in 2002 by Philip Anschutz, after acquiring…

Top 5 Tennis Players with the biggest earnings in their career.

Top 5 Tennis Players with the biggest earnings in their career.

Sports are probably one of the most exciting and universal activity that gathers millions of people around the world. Some sports are more niche than others and a few have international super stars who become true icons to the young and less young generations. They provide amazing scenes and can even makes your heart beat stronger when an edgy situation is happening: a world soccer finals, the Super bowl last game, Wimbledon finals or sometimes just an amazing shot or pass during a national championship game. These amazing sports players provide entertainment, passion and inspiration for the sport, and potentially strong emotions. Some of them are very well paid to do that. Tournaments have been increasing the prize money constantly in order to attract more and more key sportsmen to participate to their event. If we take for example the French Tennis open Roland Garros: in 2015, the French tennis open…

Damien Germanier, Culinary art at the service of your senses. – Nespresso Gourmet Weeks.

Damien Germanier, Culinary art at the service of your senses. – Nespresso Gourmet Weeks.

For Damien Germanier, his heart belongs to Valais. This talented Chef, not only applies his passion to his cooking but he also shares it with others thanks to the creation of cooking classes. Damien Germanier has a precise and detailed cooking. Full review.

Discover Lausanne like you have never imagined – Science Day.

Discover Lausanne like you have never imagined – Science Day.

Next Saturday, October 3rd 2015, the entire city of Lausanne will meet at Place de la Riponne. They will discover the city in a way they have never imagined. Is the fountain of Place de la Riponne inhabited? Why there are fallows in city spaces? Is Lausanne a great place for living for Plants, insects and other little bugs? Activity done by L’Eprouvette – Lausanne University public laboratory.

Moët & Chandon Champagne, official partner of the 35th edition of the America’s Cup.

Moët & Chandon Champagne, official partner of the 35th edition of the America’s Cup.

This month Moët & Chandon Champagne announced a 3 years partnership with the America’s Cup race. By being the official champaign, Moët & Chandon will be the privilege witness of greatness. The 35th edition Every race is an adventure and each time the America’s Cup start, we never know what is going to happen.

Bunkamura Shibuya Tokyo 25th anniversary in 2014

Bunkamura Shibuya Tokyo 25th anniversary in 2014

Tokyo is probably one of the most inspiring cities for art and design in the world. One of the main players is Bunkamura, established in Shibuya since 1989. And in 2014 it will be their 25th anniversary. A quarter of a century being a cultural ambassador in Japan. In the 80’s, the Tokyo Corporation, one of the biggest companies in Japan, started different projects with the idea to integrate their services into people’s lifestyle. From public transports, to banks and credit cards up to cultural events. In 1989, they open Bunkamura center, a true cultural village in the center of Tokyo. Bunkamura is located in Shibuya, one of the most dynamic and young areas of Tokyo. 25 years ago, it was still a non interesting place and Bunkamura center contributed in the development of this area. The Bunkamura center is a high-place for culture. Several services and installations are available Bunkamura…

Victorinox Smart times event. Digital story-telling.

Victorinox Smart times event. Digital story-telling.

Victorinox launched this summer a digital story-telling operation during the Smart Times 2013 in Switzerland. For this occasion, they transformed a Victorinox Smart Car into a video-booth. Check here the entire story and how did they manage the event.    Story-Telling is key One of the most important keywords in the modern marketing and communication strategies worldwide is STORY-TELLING. Everybody talks about it, has his own definition, share things about it, but at the end; who is really doing it? According to Jonathan Gottschall, author of the book The Story Telling animal, he thinks that humans are addicted to stories. It is in our nature. We want to hear stories no matter if they are true (biographies) or invented (tales). Check this intro-video that gives you an idea about our love for stories: Victorinox, the story-telling curator Well, Victorinox is. The Swiss company started 2 years ago with a new brand campaign…

Lucerne International Festival for classical music (sponsored video)

Lucerne International Festival for classical music (sponsored video)

The Lucerne Festival is an international music festival of classical music in Lucerne. It is one of the most prestigious festivals and attracts international artists from all over the world to Lucerne. Classical music is timeless and probably one of the most universal type of music. Sponsored by Credit Suisse  The first edition took place in 1938 and its story became year after year almost a legend. In deed, the world famous italian conductor, Arturo Toscanini, put in place an elite orchestra specially assembled for the occasion. Renowed soloists, talented chamber musicians, the Busch quartet and many ranks were filled with gifted musicians from the Suisse Romande orchestra. The aim was to being able to listen to masterpieces in a period of time that was not really very optimistic as the war was all around. For many years the Lucerne festival increased its reputation and today it gathers more than…

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