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What Makes the Bonbon Ball Unique

Did you know that every year, Vienna hosts more than 450 balls? That’s right and the Bonbon Ball is just one of them. 

What makes this particular ball so popular? It is because of its casual approach unlike the others that are very formal. 

The Bonbon Ball is considered the sweetest of its kind being held in the love month of February, specifically on the 28th. This event usually takes place at the Vienna Konzerthaus. It is the only ball being held at the home of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. 

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TU Wien Ball for Students

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

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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The Kursalon Wien

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

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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Vienna’s Giant Christmas Tree Lits Up

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

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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Strandbar Hermann: A Beach-Like Atmosphere in Vienna

A beach within the city is normally not possible, right especially in a land-locked country? But in Vienna, they made this possible. 

And so there is now such a place called Hermann’s Beach Bar right within the city. This bar situated along one side of the Danube Canal features a beach environment complete with golden sand and classic deck chairs where visitors can enjoy their meals al fresco. The location is perfect as it’s overlooking a body of water although it’s not just a real beach. 

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Moozak Festival

Festivals of different kinds abound in Vienna. From music and dance to film and performing arts, there’s one that take place at certain times each year. 

For the month of September, the Moozak Festival is one event worth attending. This event is all about audio, video and installation art and features music and broadcasts. Its scope ranges from audio-visual live compositions, improvisational concert, silent films and installation art.  

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Cultural Spots Worth Visiting

A rich cultural experience awaits visitors in Vienna all year round. Whether it’s music, the visual and performing arts, film and cafe lifestyle you want to get a taste of in the city, tourists have every opportunity to do that and they have so many choices available. 

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