TU Wien Ball for Students

January 15, 2014

Elegants balls are a major part of Vienna’s culture particularly at the start of the new year. The most famous is the Vienna Ball which takes place at the Hofburg palace. 

But perhaps not many people know that the youngsters, notably the students, also have their own version. The Vienna University of Technology students have their TU Ball which is also held at the Imperial Hofburg Palace. This event has a special cause to gather funds in order to provide financial support to students.   

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Vienna Grand Ball: One of the World’s Best New Year Events

December 31, 2013

The new year’s eve celebration is always looked forward to by many people from all over the world. A great number of them book to attend special events where they eagerly await the spectacle that go with the celebration such as fireworks display, countdowns and wine. 

Several international cities are known for their so-called epic parties, beautiful light shows and fireworks displays and one of them in Vienna. While most New Year celebrations are out on the streets, the Austrian capital holds its event inside the ballroom which is beautifully decorated. 

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Vienna Philharmonic to Mark 100th Year of WWII

December 27, 2013

The Austrian capital is preparing to commemmorate the centennial of the start of the Second World War. The occasion will take place on new year’s day during the popular concent of the Vienna Philharmonic will hold at the start of the new year. 

For this special and most awaited event, peace will be the emphasis on the musical pieces to be performed. One is Johann Strauss’ “Freidenspalmen Walzer. The Moonlight Music piece of Richard Strauss will also be included in the program. 

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The Kursalon Wien

December 18, 2013

Vienna has lots of beautiful places to offer to visitors this holiday season particularly those looking for relaxing musical entertainment. Music lovers including the romantics can enjoy a night of music and great dining experience at the Kursalon Wien situated near the City Park in the Ring Boulevard. 

The Kursalon is a popular place during the Christmas season owing to the concert with dinner it offers to guests in a stylish surrounding. The gala dinner normally takes place at the Restaurant Johann starting at 6 p.m.

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New Year Musical Events in Vienna

December 3, 2013

Vienna residents and visitors who will be in the Austrian capital this December until January can enjoy the beautiful Viennese music in not just one venue but three. These musical concerts will take place to welcome the New Year and will be conducted by Daniel Baremboim.
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Nightspots that Feature Electronic Music

November 24, 2013

Electronic music is so popular in Europe these days. Vienna is one city in Europe that boasts of a vibrant electronic music scene well known worldwide. 

Electronic music is digitally engineered and produces a different kind of upbeat sound ideal for disco dancing. It is mostly played in night clubs in Vienna. The DJ duo of Kruder and Dofrmeister is credited for introducing this so-called Viennese sound to the world back in the 1990s. 

In the city’s club scene, electronic sounds are often combined with techno and disco beats that can be great to dance to.  

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Nightspots that Feature Electronic Music

November 21, 2013

Electronic music is so popular in Europe these days. Vienna is one city in Europe that boasts of a vibrant electronic music scene well known worldwide.

Electronic music is digitally engineered and produces a different kind of upbeat sound ideal for disco dancing. It is mostly played in night clubs in Vienna. The DJ duo of Kruder and Dofrmeister is credited for introducing this so-called Viennese sound to the world back in the 1990s.

In the city’s club scene, electronic sounds are often combined with techno and disco beats that can be great to dance to.  […]

Fun Attractions for Kids at Vienna Museums

November 19, 2013

Museums in Vienna are plenty and they’re not only places where adults can learn from the past and present. Kids, too, have a place in some of these museums.

Families visiting the capital city of Austria can bring their small kids to these places to keep them entertained. Some of these museums have kid-friendly attractions where children, regardless of their native language, can learn a lot of things.  
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Vienna’s Giant Christmas Tree Lits Up

November 19, 2013

Christmas is in the air in Vienna. The Austrian capital has just switched on the lights on its giant Christmas tree located at Rathausplatz fronting the city hall.

Vienna’s Christmas tree came all the way from a forest near Bruck an der Mur in Styria, a province in Austria. The tree is said to be 100 years old and 30 metres high.
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Popular Celebrities and Directors from Vienna

November 14, 2013

It is without a doubt that many people around the world know about the famous people who come from Vienna such as the famous musicians. But apart from them, the Austrian capital has produced more popular figures through the years including celebrities and film directors. Get to know some of them here. 

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