If you’re the type of person who prefers to travel alone, Vienna is an excellent city to visit. You can experience all the important parts of Viennese culture, without ever feeling out of place without […]
Music is an important part of the Viennese culture. Vienna, being the capital of Austria, is well known for the many musicians it has produced since thousands of years ago. Austria, in general, boasts of […]
Vienna will have an opportunity to enjoy to get to know Star Wars more as it hosts a unique exhibition. Entitled “Star Wars Identities, the exhibit gives the people of Vienna a chance to experience the hit movies of George Lucas.
On display at the exhibition at the MAK are collections from the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago. It opened last December 17 just in time for the global launch of the Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.”
One of the best things to experience in Vienna is its Christmas atmosphere which allows anybody to feel the real spirit of the holiday season with their loved ones. Attending just one of the activities in the Austrian capital can already make your stay in the city a very memorable one.
Vienna is one international city that promotes storytelling and poetry reading. Being a cultural city, it values activities that help people gain valuable insights.
This month of May, the International Storytelling Festival will take place for 11 days from May 20 to 31. The three main venues are Vienna, Styria and Lower Austria.
Vienna is just one city in Austria that celebrates St. Patrick’s Day each year. This 2015, avid fans of this celebration donned their green and orange costumes and aimed for the Guinness Book of World Records.
This weekend, the Burgtheater and Riesenrad are going green for St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Meanwhile, the castle in Kaprun and a ski slope in Tyrol’s Soll village will also have green lights to commemorate the occasion.
The formal balls are a major part of the Viennese culture. There are plenty of them held each year but they’re not limited to only a single venue such as the Hofburg Palace. These balls take place in a number of grand locations around Vienna all of which offer an elegant atmosphere. In fact, not many people are aware that ballrooms were built all over the Austrian capital since the olden days separate from the palaces or the town houses of the aristocracy.
At the start of each year, Vienna hosts several balls as part of its famous ball season. This is a formal event wherein attendees take part in dance performances that highlight the waltz and other musical entertainment. Dinner is included and sometimes, famous people are invited as guests.
Music is a huge part of Vienna hence it should be no surprise that the city also has active dance groups and events that showcase the dance skills of the Viennese. Unknown to some of you, Vienna is also the world’s dance capital.
Each year, the Vienna capital holds a dance festival. Known as “tanz ist;” this event is held twice a year. A contemporary dance programme is showcased every June but free dance performances are offered every November.