As the centre of power of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Vienna was one of Europe's most important 19th century cities. During its heyday, Vienna was home to many of Europe's great musicians and also to some of the best examples of Art Nouveau architecture. With a fantastic range of modern accommodation, Vienna offers its visitors an insight into its cultural heritage with a true cosmopolitan touch.Visit Vienna
The Viennese singer and songwriter scene comes together every year with international guests to perform at a small but highly acclaimed festival. Every year at the end of November in Vienna for a very special event: the Vienna Song Writing Association’s Blue Bird Festival.
Nowadays many museums attract visitors not only with interesting exhibitions, but also because of their cutting-edge architecture.The Kunsthaus Graz opened its doors in 2003, the architectural pièce de résistance of Graz’s year as European Capital of Culture. The building, designed by Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, has since become an attraction for art lovers.Kunsthaus Graz
This Baroque masterpiece houses is one of Europe's most important museums, the Gallery Belvedere Vienna. In the Upper Belvedere the world's largest collection of paintings by Gustav Klimt is on display, alongside works by Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka.One of Vienna's Highlights
Haus der Musik - Vienna is a modern interactive experimental museum in the historic city center of Vienna, where the Vienna Philharmonic was founded. Infotainment, Edutainment and Entertainment – these are the three catchwords characterizing the Haus der Musik - Vienna, offering the visitor a lively introduction to the history of Austria’s great composers.The House of Sound
The building Kunsthaus Graz, designed by Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, has an organic shape with a skin made of iridescent blue acrylic panels. One of the most unusual museums you'll ever visit. It has become an attraction for art lovers and the culturally minded from all over the world.The Friendly Alien
He was the speaker and organizer of the Jugendstil art movement and promoter of young, up-and-coming talent. He created some of the most famous Art Nouveau paintings worldwide and gave Vienna plenty of reasons to celebrate his 150th Birthday in 2012.Find out more about Gustav Klimt
The Austrian Cultural Forum in London promotes cultural contacts between the UK and Austria, organising events and supporting artists and projects in the fields of music, performing arts, literature, film and visual arts. It provides an unrivalled venue in central London for recitals, lectures, conferences and much more.Austrian Cultural Forum London