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Voice Festival

When it comes to talent, Vienna has plenty to be proud of. Whether it’s dance, voice, music production, painting, writing and sculpting, the Austrian capital has produced so many talents. 

In terms of voice, Vienna is famous for its various choral groups the most famous of which is the Vienna Boys’ Choir. A private and non-profit organization, the choir is made up of boys aged from 10 to 14 and selected from the different parts of Austria. The group regularly performs in their own concert hall called MuTh and in the Hofburg chapel. 

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How to Party in Vienna

Vienna is the city where electronic dance music originated. It is not surprising then why this international city boasts of many disco clubs where people love to party and dance the night away to the music mixes of professional DJs. 

If you happen to visit Vienna in autumn, you’re in for a great party time. Every autumn, the Vienna City Hall is transformed into a disco venue showcasing the local DJs and electronic music culture. And there’s not only one party there but two parties. 

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Let’s CEE Film Festival

This month of October, visitors in Vienna can experience one of the city’s film festivals. It may not be as big as the Viennale but it’s worth attending. 

The Let’s CEE Festival is now ongoing and is already on its fourth year. It showcases  some 120 first-class dramatic, documentary and short films created in Central and Eastern Europe. Most of them are Austrian premieres and are shwon in their original language with German or English subtitles. 

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Waves Vienna

Music is everywhere in Vienna and festivals paying tribute to various music genre can be experienced all year round. For the month of October, Waves Vienna is the premier music festival. 

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Electric Spring Music Festival

If there’s one city where music festivals are held all year round, it has to be Vienna. Being the world’s music capital, there are already traditional music events that take place in the Austrian capital each year involving classical and modern music. But more are being organized. 

As an example, a new festival for electronic music will take place this April 16 and 17. Set at the MuseumsQuartier, the event will feature current and local electronic music and the best part is there’s no fee required to take part in this event. 

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Wean Hean Jazz Festival

In a year, Vienna enjoys several music festivals covering various music genres. One of them is the Wean Hean festival which kicks off in April and ends in May. Its name refers to a Vienna dialect that means hearing and listening. 

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Viennese Actor Eyed as Next Bond Villain

Vienna has another addition to its list of successful people in the movie industry. It was just reported that Austrian actor Christoph Waltz recently signed to be the new villain in the next James Bond film. 

Born in Vienna, the 58-year-old actor became famous owing to his Oscar-winning roles in the Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained. Reports have it that he will replace British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. 

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Festival Wien Modern

Music will once again be in the air when the Festival Wien Modern launches next week in the Austrian capital. Music is already part of Vienna’s every day life but local residents and visitors will enjoy more of it come October 29. The festival will run November 21. 

Festival Wien Modern will showcases contemporary music across Vienna. It is a mix of tradition and innovation and for this year, modern music will focus on famous Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas. 

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Viennale International Film Festival 2014

The month of October is here and this means, it’s time once again for the Vienna International Film Festival. This is the most important international film event in Austria and is one of the oldest and most popular festivals as well in the German-speaking nations. 

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Summer of Sounds at Museums Quartier

It’s an exciting summer time in Vienna as a celebration of sounds take place in the MuseumsQuartier.

For the entire summer season spanning three months until the end of September, local residents and visitors will get to enjoy and explore sound, art and architecture as part of the Summer of Sounds festival. 

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