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Locarno In A Day

Continuing with my series on Switzerland, I had passed by Locarno previously when I was travelling to Milan during my stay in Switzerland. Reminding myself to see this city again, I found myself back here for a weekend visit. 445 more words

Beyond The Dot

Castles, sanctuary and relaxing on the lake: two days in the Locarno area.

We recently had relatives from Canada staying with us for two days, they wanted to see as much as possible of our area in a short time and of course they asked me for help. 488 more words


The Swiss Family Carlson Journeys to Locarno and Lugano

As I mentioned in my last post (SFC Goes to Bellinzona) we also wanted to go to Locarno and Lugano. A lot of our friends who know about our quest to explore Switzerland and read the blog have recommended that we check out Locarno and Lugano as long as we are down in Bellinzona. 2,307 more words

The Swiss Family Carlson

The Swiss Family Carlson Explores Bellinzona!

Hot on the heels of returning from Scotland we all took a long weekend in the canton of Ticino.  This has ended up being a 2-part series. 1,565 more words

The Swiss Family Carlson

Raam Reddy’s debut feature, Thithi, wins two top awards at the prestigious Locarno International Film Festival

Raam Reddy’s directorial debut, Thithi, which premièred at Locarno International Film Festival has bagged two top awards –Pardo d’oro Cineasti Del Presente Premio Nescens”  (Golden Leopard, Filmmakers of the Present Competition) and “Swatch First Feature Award” for the best first feature in the entire festival. 472 more words

Indie & Fest

Locarno: Director Pascale Breton Talks About 'Suite Armoricaine'

French director Pascale Breton revisits her own personal life in “Suite Armoricaine.” The familiarity with the geographical landscape allows her to understand the characters as well as their surroundings — both memories she describes as “a painting in a museum.” 411 more words


Locarno: Danish Director Bille August Talks 'Vivaldi' Pic In Early Stages At Alliance For Development Initiative

Bille August, the Danish double Palme d’Or winner known for “Pelle the Conqueror,” “Smilla’s Sense Of Snow,” and other dramas with sharp period and character details, is in early stages on “Vivaldi,” a feature about the Venetian composer of “The Four Seasons,” being developed through a new German Italian co-development fund. 363 more words