Austria has much to be proud of particularly when it comes to musicians. From Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Schubert to Ludwig van Beethoven and Johann Strauss and many others, this country has produced world renowned musicians and composers. And the tradition continues even until now most especially with the Vienna Philharmonic as well as the Vienna Boys Choir.
Vienna welcomes the New Year with true elegance and style. As New Year’s eve approaches, many people from Austria and even other countries who love to waltz prepare themselves for the start of the Vienna Balls.
Christmas is fast approaching and Vienna is all set for this celebration. This is evident in the Vienna Christmas Market which takes place each year at the Rathausplatz Square. The Vienna Christmas Market is a genuine Viennese tradition which has been taking place for more than 700 years now.
Visitors and local residents are free to stroll around the place. They can choose to just enjoy the sights and sounds at the area or see only what’s available at the stalls or they can buy whatever they like whether food, sweet treats or gift items.