With a song in their hearts..03/29/15
Alpine yodeling has a long tradition in Switzerland. Many of the songs speak of the love of Swiss people for their homeland and the beauty of the mountains. (Der Ruf von Berg zu Berg, die Kommunikation von Alp zu Alp bilden den Ursprung des Jodelns…....
Absinthe - One crazy cocktail
Absinthe, presently playing at the Melbourne Crown Casino, is is crazy cocktail of circus, cabaret and vaudeville. We spoke to the show's two German artists, Laura von Bongard and Luka Clayburn. (Absinthe ist ein Cocktail aus Zirkus, Cabaret und...
The United Nations has launched an urgent appeal for nearly 38 million dollars to help 166-thousand people in the Pacific archipelago after the cyclone hit on March 13. (Die Aufbauarbeit im verwüsteten Vanuatu macht nur langsam Fortschritte. Mit...
Echo Helvetia - He who laughs last cooks best
Swiss chef Roland Favre came to Australia more than 25 years ago. He brought with him the English humour. It obviously helps him to cook great dishes.(Der Schweizer Koch Roland Favre begann seine Karriere in England. Dort verliebte er sich in den...
When pros search for gold
In our second part radio documentary on how to find gold, Eva Mühle speaks with professionals who have one competitions and even found some gold themselves in recent years. But what are the tricks?(In unserem zweiten Teil der Radiodokumentation zum...
W.a.w.?! One Direction in the Top Gear
Comedian CJ Delling takes a time-out from her performance at the Melbourne Comedy Festival to tell our listeners more about the hungry and therefore angry Jeremy Clarkson, as well as the solo member of One Direction.(Komikerin CJ Delling nimmt eine...
Germany vs Australia: The reaction of the fans
Who would have guessed that the Socceroos could draw 2-2 against WC Germany? However, that's exactly what happened on Thursday morning Australian time. We spoke to our reporter in Kaiserslautern.(Wer hätte gedacht, dass die Socceroos dem Weltmeister...
"Mr Hollywood" Stefan Ruzowitzky
"The Counterfeiters" has brought him the Academy Award in 2008 for the Best Foreign Language Film. Stefan Ruzowitzky from Vienna has told us for our segment "Servus Österreich", how the Oscar has influenced his life and which projects he is...
Germanwings: How safe is the A320?
150 people are dead, following a plane crash in France. Was it the fault of Germanwings? Was it a technical error? In a bid to find out, we spoke to Knud Bartels, a former Airbus test pilot from Germany who now lives in Melbourne.(150 Passagiere und...
Paco Erhard - A German comedian in Australia
German comedian Paco Erhard is touring Australia, playing 22 shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. We invited the edgy, mischievous artist to our SBS studio, for an in-depth talk about his life and work. (Der deutsche Comedian Paco...
Looking for your migrant story
Elisabeth Erbe is working on a book that portrays the stories of German migrants worldwide. She has so far spoken with emigrants all over the planet, now it is Australia's turn to contribute to the story book. (Elisabeth Erbe arbeitet an einem Buch,...
TV via your online stream
Australians can now access the US internet streaming service Netflix, the third streaming service to launch in Australia this year. But the company has confirmed the catalogue available to Australian consumers will be much smaller than their...
Malcolm Fraser - What the politicians said
Tony Abbott, Bill Shorten, Joe Hockey, Anthony Albanese - these and other politicians honoured the legacy of former PM Malcolm Fraser in a special condolence session in Canberra. Fraser passed away on Friday, aged 84. (Tony Abbott, Bill Shorten, Joe...
Singapore's founding father dies
Lee Kuan Yew has passed away. He died on Monday, aged 91. Lee was feared by a minority because of his authoritarian style, but loved by a majority for turning Singapore from a sleepy hamlet into a global player.(Lee Kuan Yew ist tot. Er starb am...
A brave remake of "Naked among wolves"
"Naked among wolves" is a movie originally shot in communist East Germany, portraying the suffering of communists in the Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald. More than 50 years later, Kolja Brandt was part of a film crew that remade the old black...
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has pledged long-term support for Vanuatu during a visit to the Pacific nation ravaged by Tropical Cyclone Pam. (Australien hat fast 80 Soldaten zur ersten Hilfe nach Vanuatu geschickt und weitere 335 sollen in...
W.a.w.?! Arnie, Tony and Sepp
Comedian CJ Delling looks forward to celebrate Christmas 2022 with Sepp Blatter's special entertainment program. The Sydney based comedian is also not quite convinced that onions should be eaten raw with their skin on.(Komikerin CJ Delling freut sich...
Aussie gold for beginners
Some young people try to make a fortune the old-fashioned way. By arming themselves with simple equipment and taking off into the Australian bush, they hope to get lucky and find some gold. Tune in to find out whether we have struck luck this...
Servus Oesterreich - I'll be back!
"Arnold Classic" and "Melbourne Grand Prix" had an honorable guest: world star and ex-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger - Musically spoken: Vienna is ready for the ESC.(Arnold Classic und die Formel 1 standen ganz im Zeichen des Weltstars und...
Harmony Day - What it means to me
March 21 is Harmony Day. Many Australians celebrate the event with a Barbecue at the beach, in the garden or at the park. We asked communication expert Christine Klement to share her thoughts about Harmony Day, and her personal story of...
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