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Austria's Top Events

Austria and culture are an inseparable unit, and the cultural programme is accordingly packed to the brim. Here is a selection of this year's top events that should undoubtedly not be missed when visiting Austria.

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Film Festival Rathausplatz, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Lammerhuber Film Festival Rathausplatz, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Lammerhuber
Rathausplatz
17.02.2016 - 08.09.2016

Film Festival Rathausplatz

Each summer Vienna's Rathausplatz becomes the meeting place of classical-music fans and nightawks who enjoy outstanding music films shown on a huge screen. Admission is free and there are culinary offerings from around the world.
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Balthasar Klossowski de Rola © Balthus 2016 Balthasar Klossowski de Rola © Balthus 2016
Bank Austria Kunstforum
24.02.2016 - 30.06.2016

Balthasar Klossowski de Rola – Balthus

In spring 2016 the Bank Austria Kunstforum presents a retrospective devoted to the work of Balthasar Klossowski de Rola, called “Balthus” – the first exhibition of its kind in Austria. The show looks at Balthus’s exploration of the Italian Renaissance, Surrealism and New Objectivity and his preoccupation with East Asian art.
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Architecture Days, Austria © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner Architecture Days, Austria © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner
Several locations in Austria
25.02.2016 - 04.06.2016

Architekturtage

An extensive programme offers numerous possibilities for experiencing architecture up- close, for discovering the new and understanding the unusual. In accordance with the motto "value/attitude", the "Architekturtage 2016" places the focus on the social relevance of architecture.
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Chagall to Malevich: The Russian Avant-Gardes © Chagall to Malevich Chagall to Malevich: The Russian Avant-Gardes © Chagall to Malevich
Albertina Vienna
26.02.2016 - 27.06.2016

Chagall to Malevich: The Russian Avant-Gardes

The Russian avant-garde counts among the most diverse and radical chapters of modernism. Works by artists such as Natalia Goncharova, Kasimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky and Marc Chagall continue to be cherished all over the world.
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Theatermuseum, Vienna © Theatermuseum Wien Theatermuseum, Vienna © Theatermuseum Wien
Theatermuseum Vienna
03.03.2016 - 17.01.2017

Spettacolo Barocco: Triumph of the Theatre

No other art form was more suitable than theatre for executing the spectacular show effects of the Baroque era, from festive processions and pompous operas to opulent horse ballets. For these show acts, inventive artists created imposing decorations.
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Klosterneuburg Monastery- The Archducal Hat – 400 Years of the Austrian Crown © Österreich Werbung Michael Zechany Klosterneuburg Monastery- The Archducal Hat – 400 Years of the Austrian Crown © Österreich Werbung Michael Zechany
Klosterneuburg
05.03.2016 - 16.11.2016

Klosterneuburg Monastery - The Archducal Hat

The Archducal Hat, stored in the Treasury of Klosterneuburg Monastery, celebrates its 400th anniversary in 2016. In 1616 Archduke Maximilian III presented the hat to the monastery – it was always to be kept in the immediate vicinity of the relics of Leopold III, the provincial saint of Lower Austria.
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Celebration! 125 Years – Anniversary Exhibition © KHM-Museumsverband Celebration! 125 Years – Anniversary Exhibition © KHM-Museumsverband
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
08.03.2016 - 19.09.2016

Celebration! 125 Years – Anniversary Exhibition

In 2016, the Kunsthistorisches Museum celebrates a special anniversary: 125 years ago, on 17 October, 1891, the new building on Vienna’s Ringstrasse was formally opened. To commemorate this event the departments of the Kunsthistorisches Museum are collaborating on a major exhibition on the theme “celebrations”.
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Wien Museum, Meet Me at the Prater! Viennese Pleasures since 1766 © Wien Museum Wien Museum, Meet Me at the Prater! Viennese Pleasures since 1766 © Wien Museum
Wien Museum
10.03.2016 - 20.06.2016

Wien Museum - Meet me at the Prater!

On 7 April, 1766, Joseph II granted the public access to the Prater imperial hunting grounds. The 250th anniversary of this event presents a prime opportunity to focus on the diverse and varied history of the Prater.
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Bregenzer Frühling © Stephanie Berger Bregenzer Frühling © Stephanie Berger
Festspielhaus, Bregenz
12.03.2016 - 29.05.2016

Bregenz Spring

In March to May, dance companies from all over the world appear at the Bregenz Spring International Dance Festival, held at the Festspielhaus Bregenz. Renowned dance formations with outstanding choreographies show the future of contemporary dance.
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Sonderausstellung Franz Joseph (1830-1916) © Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H Sonderausstellung Franz Joseph (1830-1916) © Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H
Vienna & Lower Austria
15.03.2016 - 28.11.2016

Special Exhibition: Franz Joseph (1830-1916)

The 21 November 2016 will mark the centenary of the death of Emperor Franz Joseph, who ruled over the Habsburg Monarchy for sixty-eight years. This exhibition will take a critical approach to exploring the personality of the emperor.
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Special Exhibition: Francis Joseph © Sascha Rieger Special Exhibition: Francis Joseph © Sascha Rieger
Schloss Schönbrunn
16.03.2016 - 28.11.2016

Special Exhibition: Francis Joseph

The year 2016 marks the centennial of the death of Emperor Francis Joseph, who ruled over the Habsburg Monarchy for 68 years. This exhibition critically examines the man and the ruler, the celebrations and the day-to-day life.
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The Rhine, 1933 © Albertina, Wien- Anselm Kiefer The Rhine, 1933 © Albertina, Wien- Anselm Kiefer
Albertina Vienna
18.03.2016 - 20.06.2016

Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer (born 1945 in Donaueschingen, Germany; lives and works in Paris) is one of the most important artists of our era. In this exhibition, the first comprehensive retrospective of his works, the Albertina will show over 30 monumental masterpieces from his famous woodcuts.
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Bibliothek im Stift Admont, Steiermark © Steiermark Tourismus, Ernst Reichenfelser Bibliothek im Stift Admont, Steiermark © Steiermark Tourismus, Ernst Reichenfelser
Stift Admont
19.03.2016 - 01.11.2016

Good Enough to Eat

Tempus edax rerum – time devours all things. The exhibition deals with the continuous cycle of creation and decay. One of its core themes is our (successful) battle against the ravages of hungry bookworms in the world-famous library.
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Renaissance Castle Schallaburg © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner Renaissance Castle Schallaburg © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner
Schallaburg
19.03.2016 - 07.11.2016

Renaissance Castle Schallaburg

Against the backdrop of current issues, this exhibition takes a look back to the 1970s – a decade of new beginnings.
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Erwin Bohatsch © Erwin Bohatsch Erwin Bohatsch © Erwin Bohatsch
Albertina Vienna
08.04.2016 - 13.06.2016

Erwin Bohatsch

Erwin Bohatsch (born 1951 in Mürzzuschlag, Styria), is regarded as one of the most important Austrian artists of his generation. The Albertina is now honouring this artist's diverse output, which has been the object of international acclaim ever since the 1980s, with a solo exhibition. 
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Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Retrospective © Österreich Werbung Bartl Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Retrospective © Österreich Werbung Bartl
Leopold Museum
08.04.2016 - 05.07.2016

Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Retrospective

Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1881-1919) is among the most important artists of the first half of the 20th century. The Leopold Museum is devoting a first comprehensive retrospective in Austria to this influential innovator and pioneer of modern European sculpture, featuring 50 sculptures as well as around 90 paintings.
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Tangoabend beim Musiksommer Bad Schallerbach © Tvb Bad Schallerbach Tangoabend beim Musiksommer Bad Schallerbach © Tvb Bad Schallerbach
different locations in Bad...
15.04.2016 - 30.12.2016

Musiksommer Bad Schallerbach

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Oberösterreichische Landesausstellung 2016 © www.landesausstellung.at Oberösterreichische Landesausstellung 2016 © www.landesausstellung.at
Lambach & Stadl-Paura
29.04.2016 - 07.11.2016

OÖ Landesausstellung 2016

Under the title “Man & Horse. Cult and Passion”, the Upper Austrian Provincial Exhibition traces the history of these intelligent animals as faithful companions of humans: as a workhorse, riding animal, friend and revered cult creature. The exhibition will be held at two locations: Stadl-Paura and Lambach Abbey.
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Thedor von Hörmann © Privatbesitz Thedor von Hörmann © Privatbesitz
Leopold Museum
29.04.2016 - 06.09.2016

Thedor von Hörmann

Theodor von Hörmann (1840- 1895) was one of the most unusual, innovative and autonomous artists of th elate 19th century. Vienna's Leopold Museum presents the first comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to this Austrian artist, tracing his path from Realist to Impressionist through an extensive collection of works.
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Salzburg: Mirabell gardens with view to the Hohensalzburg Fortress © Salzburg Tourismus GmbH Salzburg: Mirabell gardens with view to the Hohensalzburg Fortress © Salzburg Tourismus GmbH
Salzburg Museum
30.04.2016 - 31.10.2016

200 Jahre Salzburg bei Österreich

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Music- weeks Millstatt, Carinthia © Österreich Werbung Pigneter Music- weeks Millstatt, Carinthia © Österreich Werbung Pigneter
Millstatt
01.05.2016 - 01.11.2016

Musikwochen - Millstatt

The superb historic atmosphere of the Abbey and Parish Church of Millstatt is the setting for outstanding performances of large- scale sacred and secular choral and orchestral works as well as highlights of the chamber- music repertoire from all musical epochs.
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The Urban Future - Thinking Forward © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner The Urban Future - Thinking Forward © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner
Technisches Museum Wien
01.05.2016 - 01.12.2016

The Urban Future- Thinking Forward

The city is undisputedly the living space of the future. Millions of people and therefore just as many different needs and desires converge in the close quarters of modern cities. The large- scale and exciting exhibition adresses topical issues such as social visions, technical innovations, research and urban development.
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Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Mostviertel © Gregor Kremser Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Mostviertel © Gregor Kremser
Mostviertel
05.05.2016 - 08.08.2016

Viertelfestival

In 2016 the “Viertelfestival Niederösterreich” will be held in Lower Austria’s Mostviertel, with artists and cultural initiatives presenting a compelling programme in their region. Some 65 projects will be realized, following the motto “centrifugal force”.
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Goya in Gmünd © Künstlerstadt Gmünd in Kärnten Goya in Gmünd © Künstlerstadt Gmünd in Kärnten
Gmünd in Kärnten
05.05.2016 - 03.10.2016

Goya in Gmünd

To this day, the epochal ideas of Romanticism have lost none of their fascination. In Vienna, one of this artistic movement’s birthplaces, the Albertina is cooperating with the Graphic Collection of the Academy of Fine Arts to stage an exhibition of some 160 works by the movement’s most important representatives, including Caspar David Friedrich, Karl Blechen and Francisco de Goya.
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The modern government district in Sankt Poelten © Österreich Werbung, Popp Hackner The modern government district in Sankt Poelten © Österreich Werbung, Popp Hackner
St. Pölten
08.05.2016 - 26.06.2016

Festwochen St. Pölten

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International Storytelling Festival © Arnold Morascher International Storytelling Festival © Arnold Morascher
Europe/ Austria
11.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

International Storytelling Festival

In 2016 Folke Tegetthoff's "International Storytelling Festival" celebrates its 29th anniversary. The festival has become one of the world's most important - as well as Europe's largest and Austria's only - festival of storytelling. This year some 30 events will be presented, and for the first time they will be held in four provinces.
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Internationales Storytellingfestival © Nikolaus Pfusterschmid Internationales Storytellingfestival © Nikolaus Pfusterschmid
Graz, Linz, Wien, Niederösterreich
11.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

Storytellingfestival

In 2016 Folke Tegetthoff’s “International Storytelling Festival” celebrates its 29th anniversary. The festival has become one of the world’s most important – as well as Europe’s largest and Austria’s only – festival of storytelling. This year some 30 events will be presented, and for the first time they will be held in four provinces.
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Eröffnung der Wiener Festwochen am Rathausplatz © Mike Ranz Eröffnung der Wiener Festwochen am Rathausplatz © Mike Ranz
different stages in Vienna
12.05.2016 - 20.06.2016

Wiener Festwochen

Vienna is one of the leading cultural capitals of the world. With its rich artistic offerings, the Wiener Festwochen has in the over sixty years of its existence earned an important place in the festival scene as an innovative event with an emphasis on joint projects with international artists and featuring a wide variety of genres.
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Swarovski Crystal Worlds © Österreich Werbung/Mallaun Swarovski Crystal Worlds © Österreich Werbung/Mallaun
Kristallwelten Wattens
24.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

Musik im Riesen

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International Film Festival © 2015 IFFI International Film Festival © 2015 IFFI
Innsbruck, Tyrol
24.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

International Film Festival

The idea of bringing films from all over the world to Austria and giving them their premiere showing in this country or elsewhere in Europe was the basis for the founding of a film festival in Innsbruck that has gained a stellar reputation.
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VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts © VIS - Karl Valent VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts © VIS - Karl Valent
Vienna
25.05.2016 - 01.06.2016

VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts

Austria's largest festival of short films. Every year at the end of May/beginning of June, the festival is all about international short films with a maximum length of 30 minutes, always capturing experiences in and outside of the cinema, presenting the new and old in a lively way, showing connections within.
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Music in the giant, Wattens in Tyrol © Österreich Werbung Niederstrasser Music in the giant, Wattens in Tyrol © Österreich Werbung Niederstrasser
Wattens in Tirol
25.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

Music In The Giant

Each year in May the Swarovski Crystal Worlds present the Music in the Giant festival. Again this year, the 13th edition of the event, the outstanding chamber- music concerts organized by the Tirolean composer and pianist Thomas Larcher offer a varied musical programme. 
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Narzissenfest in Ausseerland © Martin Baumgartner Narzissenfest in Ausseerland © Martin Baumgartner
Ausseerland
25.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

Narzissenfest

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Days of Luck, Kufstein, Tyrol © Österreich Werbung Niederstrasser Days of Luck, Kufstein, Tyrol © Österreich Werbung Niederstrasser
Kufstein
25.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

Glueck - Tage

The glück.tage (Days of Luck) 2016, a festival for philosophy, literature, nature and culture featuring outstanding speakers and musicians, takes a multifaceted, critical look at the universal subject of "happiness".
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Erzbergrodeo © Erzbergrodeo Erzbergrodeo © Erzbergrodeo
Erzberg
25.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

Erzbergrodeo XXII

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Ferienregion Kufstein © Festival glück.tage Ferienregion Kufstein © Festival glück.tage
Region Kufstein
25.05.2016 - 30.05.2016

Festival glück.tage

The glück.tage (Days of Luck) 2016, a festival for philosophy, literature, nature and culture featuring outstanding speakers and musicians, takes a multifaceted, critical look at the universal subject of “happiness”.
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Speckjause © Kärnten Werbung, Franz Gerdl Speckjause © Kärnten Werbung, Franz Gerdl
Hermagor
03.06.2016 - 06.06.2016

Gailtaler Speckfest

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VieVinum in der Wiener Hofburg © VieVinum VieVinum in der Wiener Hofburg © VieVinum
Hofburg Vienna
04.06.2016 - 07.06.2016

VieVinum

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Glocknerkoenig - Rad event an der Grossglocknerstrasse © Tourismusverband Grossglockner-Zellersee Glocknerkoenig - Rad event an der Grossglocknerstrasse © Tourismusverband Grossglockner-Zellersee
Großglockner Hochalpenstraße
04.06.2016 - 06.06.2016

Der Glocknerkönig

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Wörthersee Classic © Österreich Werbung Diejun Wörthersee Classic © Österreich Werbung Diejun
Klagenfurt
08.06.2016 - 12.06.2016

Wörthersee Classic

At this festival, world- famous orchestras and soloists present works by composers who spent their summer holidays at Austria's Lake Wörth, including Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Anton Webern, Hugo Wolf and Alban Berg.
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Nova Rock Festival © Nova Music Nova Rock Festival © Nova Music
Nickelsdorf, Pannonia Fields
08.06.2016 - 13.06.2016

Nova Rock

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aufhOHRchen Volksmusikfestival, Federspiel © Volkskultur Niederösterreich aufhOHRchen Volksmusikfestival, Federspiel © Volkskultur Niederösterreich
Lilienfeld
09.06.2016 - 13.06.2016

aufhOHRchen Volksmusikfestival

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Chorfestival Feuer & Stimme, St. Michael im Lungau © Österreich Werbung Wiesenhofer Chorfestival Feuer & Stimme, St. Michael im Lungau © Österreich Werbung Wiesenhofer
St. Michael im Lungau
10.06.2016 - 13.06.2016

Chorfestival Feuer & Stimme

2016 will see the 11th edition of this international choir festival in St. Michael im Lungau, in Salzburg province.
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Peterskirche and Stephansdom in Vienna's city center © Österreich Werbung/Wiesenhofer Peterskirche and Stephansdom in Vienna's city center © Österreich Werbung/Wiesenhofer
Austria
10.06.2016 - 11.06.2016

Long Night of Churches

In the “Long Night of Churches” the churches of Austria are open not only in order to offer architecture fans and music lovers a varied programme of interesting events, but also to present the various forms of worship services and what each church has to offer to us.
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Long Night of Churches, Austria © Lisa Bor Long Night of Churches, Austria © Lisa Bor
Austria
10.06.2016 - 12.06.2016

Long Night of Churches

In the "Long Night of Churches" the churches of Austria are open not only in order to offer architecture fans and music lovers a varied programme of interesting events, but also to present the various forms of worship services and what each church has to offer to us. 
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Liszt Festival Raiding, Burgenland © Franz Liszt Popart Liszt Festival Raiding, Burgenland © Franz Liszt Popart
Burgenland
10.06.2016 - 14.06.2016

Liszt Festival Raiding

The "Liszt Festival Raiding" counts among the world's most important and reowned celebrations of the music of Franz Liszt.
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Liszt Festival Raiding © Ulrich Schwarz Liszt Festival Raiding © Ulrich Schwarz
Burgenland
10.06.2016 - 13.06.2016

Liszt Festival Raiding

The "Liszt Festival Raiding" continues to be one of the world's most important and reowned celebrations of the music of Franz Liszt.
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Sommerspiele Melk, Kulisse bei Nacht © Helmut Lackinger Sommerspiele Melk, Kulisse bei Nacht © Helmut Lackinger
Wachauarena Melk
15.06.2016 - 15.08.2016

Sommerspiele Melk

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United World Games in Klagenfurt © United World Games United World Games in Klagenfurt © United World Games
Sportpark Klagenfurt
16.06.2016 - 20.06.2016

United World Games

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Passionsspiele St.Margarethen © Passionsspiele St.Margarethen Passionsspiele St.Margarethen © Passionsspiele St.Margarethen
St. Margarethen
17.06.2016 - 22.08.2016

Passionsspiele St. Margarethen

The Passion Play St. Margarethen is held in the impressive natural setting of the Roman quarry. Some 600 unpaid amateur actors participate in the performances every five years. They touch thousands of visitors with their depiction of the life, suffering, death and resurrection of Christ.
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view Danube © Österreich Werbung - Popp Hackner view Danube © Österreich Werbung - Popp Hackner
Danube
18.06.2016 - 26.06.2016

Summer Solstice on the Danube

In over 20 towns and villages along the Danube the ancient tradition of celebrating the summer solstice is observed. Each year around 21 June a colourful festival is held with thousands of lights drifting down the Danube and a fireworks show.
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Passion Play St. Margharethen, Burgenland © Passionsspiele St. Margarethen Passion Play St. Margharethen, Burgenland © Passionsspiele St. Margarethen
St. Margarethen
18.06.2016 - 22.08.2016

Passion Play St. Margarethen

The Passion Play St. Margarethen is held in the impressive natural setting of the Roman quarry. Some 600 unpaid amateur actors participate in the performances every five years. They touch thousands of visitors with their depiction of the life, suffering, death and resurrection of Christ.
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Sonnenwende Nibelungengau, Niederösterreich © Donau Niederösterreich / Martina Siebenhandl Sonnenwende Nibelungengau, Niederösterreich © Donau Niederösterreich / Martina Siebenhandl
Wachau, Nibelungengau
18.06.2016 - 26.06.2016

Sommersonnenwende Donau

In over 20 towns and villages along the Danube the ancient tradition of celebrating the summer solstice is observed. Each year around 21 June a colourful festival is held with thousands of lights drifting down the Danube and a fireworks show.
 
Golf-Festival Kitzbühel © Kitzbühel Tourismus Golf-Festival Kitzbühel © Kitzbühel Tourismus
different golf courses around...
19.06.2016 - 27.06.2016

Golf Festival Kitzbühel

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Montforter Zwischentöne, Feldkirch © Dietmar Mathis Montforter Zwischentöne, Feldkirch © Dietmar Mathis
Feldkirch
20.06.2016 - 04.07.2016

Montforter Zwischentöne

The town of Feldkirch presents a new event series at Montforthaus Feldkirch.The subject is time and space between dialogue and music.
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Dance- Summer Innsbruck, Tyrol © Tanzsommer 7 Fingers II Dance- Summer Innsbruck, Tyrol © Tanzsommer 7 Fingers II
Innsbruck
20.06.2016 - 16.07.2016

Tanzsommer Innsbruck

The 22nd annual Tanzsommer Innsbruck showcases international stars of the dance scene and their exciting choreographies, from classical ballet to acrobatic avantgarde. Each year the Tirolean capital becomes a centre for dance, rythm, and movement.
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Sommerszene, Salzburg © Matteo Maffesanti Sommerszene, Salzburg © Matteo Maffesanti
Salzburg
21.06.2016 - 03.07.2016

Sommerszene - Festival

The contemporary world of dance is the focal point of Salzburg's international avant- garde festival "SommerSzene". The programme is rounded out by theatre performances, music, film and visual art. The festival organizers are committed to presenting the most important trends of international stage art.
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SommerSzene Domplatz © Wolfgang Lienbacher SommerSzene Domplatz © Wolfgang Lienbacher
different stages in Salzburg
22.06.2016 - 04.07.2016

SommerSzene Salzburg

The contemporary world of dance is the focal point of Salzburg’s international avant-garde festival “SommerSzene”. The programme is rounded out by theatre performances, music, film and visual art. The festival organizers are committed to presenting the most important trends of international stage art.
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Donauinselfest Wien © SPÖ Wien Markus Sibrawa Donauinselfest Wien © SPÖ Wien Markus Sibrawa
Donauinsel - Vienna
23.06.2016 - 27.06.2016

Donauinselfest

In over 20 towns and villages along the Danube the ancient tradition of celebrating the summer solstice is observed. Each year around 21 June a colourful festival is held with thousands of lights drifting down the Danube and a fireworks show.
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Fête Impériale in the Stallburg © Spanische Hofreitschule / Rainer Gregor Eckharter. Fête Impériale in the Stallburg © Spanische Hofreitschule / Rainer Gregor Eckharter.
Spanische Hofreitschule Wien
24.06.2016 - 25.06.2016

Fête Impériale

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Jim Dine - Exhibition Albertina Vienna © Albertina Vienna Jim Dine Jim Dine - Exhibition Albertina Vienna © Albertina Vienna Jim Dine
Albertina Vienna
24.06.2016 - 10.10.2016

Jim Dine

Jim Dine ranks alongside figures such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein as one of the celebrated stars of American pop art. From the artist's generous donation to the Albertina, a representative selection of 100 self- portraits will be shown, works that depict Dine in demeanours both unusual and self- critical.
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Fête Impèriale, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Lammerhuber Fête Impèriale, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Lammerhuber
Spanish Riding School
24.06.2016 - 26.06.2016

Fête Impèriale

For this glittering ball, the Spanish Riding School is transformed into the city's most beautiful summer venue. The net proceeds from the event go towards protecting the Lippizaners, Europe's oldest horse breed, and preserving the Spanish Riding School.
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Ironman Austria in Carinthia © Getty Images for IRONMAN Ironman Austria in Carinthia © Getty Images for IRONMAN
Klagenfurt
25.06.2016 - 27.06.2016

IRONMAN Austria

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Mondsee 5-Seen Radmarathon © Marco Felgenhauser Mondsee 5-Seen Radmarathon © Marco Felgenhauser
Mondsee
25.06.2016 - 27.06.2016

Mondsee 5 Seen Radmarathon

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World Bodypainting Festival © Bertrand Orsal-Einat Dan World Bodypainting Festival © Bertrand Orsal-Einat Dan
Pörtschach am Wörthersee
26.06.2016 - 04.07.2016

World Bodypainting Festival

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Festival Stockerau, Lower Austria © Festspiele Stockerau Johannes Ehn Festival Stockerau, Lower Austria © Festspiele Stockerau Johannes Ehn
Stockerau
28.06.2016 - 07.08.2016

Festspiele Stockerau

Each summer the Stockerau Festival offers a diverse programme of theatre and concerts. The 2016 season will feature Carlo Goldoni's "Servant of Two Masters" (in German). The performance venue is the festival stage of the Baroque parish church.
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Festspiele Stockerau 2016 © Festspiele Stockerau Festspiele Stockerau 2016 © Festspiele Stockerau
Stockerau
28.06.2016 - 07.08.2016

Festspiele Stockerau

Each summer the Stockerau Festival offers a diverse programme of theatre and concerts. The 2016 season will feature Carlo Goldoni’s “Servant of Two Masters” (in German), the beloved play by the famous Italian playwright that represents the culmination of the “Commedia dell’Arte”.
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Jazz Fest Vienna © Jazz Fest Wien Archive Jazz Fest Vienna © Jazz Fest Wien Archive
Vienna
29.06.2016 - 12.07.2016

Jazz Fest Wien

The Jazz Fest Wien is a modern, urban festival with an international flavour. Launched in 1991, it has become one of the fixtures of Europe's  festival scene.
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Festival "Woodstock der Blasmusik" © www.woodstockderblasmusik.at Festival "Woodstock der Blasmusik" © www.woodstockderblasmusik.at
Ort im Innkreis, Oberösterreich
29.06.2016 - 04.07.2016

Woodstock der Blasmusik

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Glatt & Verkehrt © Sascha Osaka Glatt & Verkehrt © Sascha Osaka
Krems
01.07.2016 - 01.08.2016

Glatt & Verkehrt

Tradition and departure - at Glatt & Verkehrt this has been the theme since the event's founding in 1997. At this festival no one asks about styles and genres, but rather about regions, origins and the roots of world music.
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Zillertal Bike Challenge © Zillertal Tourismus GmbH Zillertal Bike Challenge © Zillertal Tourismus GmbH
Zillertal
01.07.2016 - 04.07.2016

Zillertal Bike Challenge

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Kärnten Radmarathon © Ingo Wandler/Bad Kleinkirchheim Tourismus Kärnten Radmarathon © Ingo Wandler/Bad Kleinkirchheim Tourismus
Bad Kleinkirchheim
02.07.2016 - 03.07.2016

Kärnten Radmarathon

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Kreative Motorsäge Holz © Styrian Summer Art Kreative Motorsäge Holz © Styrian Summer Art
Naturpark Pöllauer Tal
02.07.2016 - 20.07.2016

Styrian Summer Art

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Picnic Concerts, Esterhàzy Palace © Österreich Werbung Pigneter Picnic Concerts, Esterhàzy Palace © Österreich Werbung Pigneter
Esterhàzy Palace
02.07.2016 - 04.07.2016

Picnic Concerts

The Picnic Concerts on the lovely palace grounds offer a delightful combination of music, nature and architecture. Picnic baskets are available at the palace.
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Gletschermarathon in Pitztal © Tourismusverband Pitztal Gletschermarathon in Pitztal © Tourismusverband Pitztal
Pitztal und Imst
02.07.2016 - 04.07.2016

Gletschermarathon Pitztal

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Opernkomödie „Der Liebestrank“ © Arenaria GmbH Opernkomödie „Der Liebestrank“ © Arenaria GmbH
Steinbruch St. Margarthen,...
05.07.2016 - 20.08.2016

Oper im Steinbruch

In 2016 the “Opera in the Quarry” will present Gaetano Donizetti’s romantic comedy “The Elixir of Love” on the Ruffini stage for the first time in an exciting new production.
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Oper im Steinbruch, St. Margarethen © 2014 Arenaria GmbH Oper im Steinbruch, St. Margarethen © 2014 Arenaria GmbH
St. Margarethen
06.07.2016 - 20.08.2016

Oper im Steinbruch

In 2016 the "Opera in the Quarry" will present Gaetano Donizetti's romantic comedy "The Elixir of Love" on the Ruffini stage for the first time in an exciting new production.
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Flying Circus in Fiss © Andreas Kirschner Flying Circus in Fiss © Andreas Kirschner
Fiss
06.07.2016 - 11.07.2016

Flying Circus

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Silvretta Classic Rallye Montafon © Montafon Tourismus Gmbh/ Motor Presse Stuttgart Silvretta Classic Rallye Montafon © Montafon Tourismus Gmbh/ Motor Presse Stuttgart
Montafon
06.07.2016 - 11.07.2016

Silvretta Classic Rallye Montafon

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Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival © Österreich Werbung H. Wiesenhofer Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival © Österreich Werbung H. Wiesenhofer
Burgenland
07.07.2016 - 17.07.2016

Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival

Under the artisitic direction of Nicolas Altstaedt, musicians at Lockenhaus are provided with a unique space for joint experimentation, and the musical programmes evolve on the spot through this process.
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Festival Retz © Claudia Prieler Festival Retz © Claudia Prieler
Retz
07.07.2016 - 25.07.2016

Festival Retz

In 2016 the Festival Retz takes as its theme "Open Borders", with performances of Georg Friedrich Handel's sublime oratorio "Jephta" (HWV 70) in the parish church of St. Stephan.
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Teilnehmer Mountainbike Trophy © Erwin Haiden/Sportfotograf Soukup Teilnehmer Mountainbike Trophy © Erwin Haiden/Sportfotograf Soukup
Bad Goisern, Obertraun
07.07.2016 - 10.07.2016

Salzkammergut Mountain Bike Trophy

More than 4,000 participants make the Salzkammergut Trophy Austria's biggest MTB marathon. The loop through the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Region Hallstatt-Dachstein-Salzkammergut is considered one of Europe's most spectacular marathon tracks.
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Netnakisum at Schrammel.Klang © Schrammel.Klang.Festival Netnakisum at Schrammel.Klang © Schrammel.Klang.Festival
Litschau - Waldviertel
07.07.2016 - 11.07.2016

Schrammel.Klang.Festival

The “Schrammel.Klang.Festival” takes place each summer in Litschau am Herrensee, in Lower Austria’s Waldviertel region, to celebrate the traditional urban folk music of Austria known as “Schrammel”.
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Seefestspiele Mörbisch © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner Seefestspiele Mörbisch © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner
Mörbisch
07.07.2016 - 21.08.2016

Seefestspiele Mörbisch

"Viktoria und her Hussar" is a three-act operetta that is unjustly only rarely staged. Even the Mörbisch festival has performed Paul Abraham's 1930 work only twice.
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Tirolean Festival Erl © Eröffnung Sommerfestspiele Erl Tirolean Festival Erl © Eröffnung Sommerfestspiele Erl
Erl
07.07.2016 - 01.08.2016

Tirolean Festival Erl

SInce its founding in 1998, the Tirolean Festival Erl has developed into an internationally recognized event, drawing guests from acroos Europe as well as the USA and Japan.
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Wellenklänge, Lunz am See © Herbert Moebius Wellenklänge, Lunz am See © Herbert Moebius
Lunz am See
08.07.2016 - 31.07.2016

Wellenklänge

Lake Lunz and the mountain panorama of the Alpine foothills provide the backdrop for a festival that is dedicated to creating a mixture of styles and genres that transcends musical borders.
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Art Bodensee © Messe Dornbirn Sarah Schmid Art Bodensee © Messe Dornbirn Sarah Schmid
Bodensee
08.07.2016 - 11.07.2016

Art Bodensee

"Art Bodensee" shows a thoughtfully curated selection of modern, post- modern and contemporary art: names and newcomers, paintings, collages, drawings and sculptures from some 50 galleries. In addition to the exhibited works, Art Bodensee also offers an extensive supporting programme.
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Poolbar Festival 2016 © Matthias Rhomberg Poolbar Festival 2016 © Matthias Rhomberg
Feldkirch
08.07.2016 - 21.08.2016

Poolbar Festival 2016

The "poolbar//festival 2016" takes place in the very centre of the Vorarlberg town of Feldkirch. The varied event programme between "niches and pop" includes cabaret, literature, dance, music and film. The one-of-a-kind venue is a stylish old converted indoor swimming pool surrounded by a lovely park.
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operklosterneuburg im Kaiserhof © Roland Ferrigato operklosterneuburg im Kaiserhof © Roland Ferrigato
Kaiserhof Stift Klosterneuburg
08.07.2016 - 06.08.2016

operklosterneuburg

The “operklosterneuburg” is an open-air event and takes place, weather permitting, in the Kaiserhof of Klosterneuburg Monastery. For the first time the performance schedule features the operatic double bill of “Cavalleria Rusticana” (Pietro Mascagni) and “Bajazzo” (Ruggero Leoncavallo).
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Schrammel Klang Festival © Karl Satzinger Schrammel Klang Festival © Karl Satzinger
Litschau
08.07.2016 - 11.07.2016

Schrammel Klang Festival

The "Schrammel.Klang.Festival" takes place each summer in Litschau am Herrensee, in Lower Austria's Waldviertel region, to celebrate the traditional urban folk music of Austria known as "Schrammel". The special quality of this music has always been the connection between the musicians and the listeners.
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Klosterneuburg Monastery © Österreich Werbung Michael Zechany Klosterneuburg Monastery © Österreich Werbung Michael Zechany
Klosterneuburg Monastery
09.07.2016 - 21.08.2016

Oper Klosterneuburg

The "operklosterneuburg" is an open- air event and takes place, weater permitting, in the Kaiserhof of Klosterneuburg Monastery. For the first time the performace schedule features the operatic double bill of "Cavalleria Rusticana" (Pietro Mascagni) and "Bajazzo"
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Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden © Oberösterreich Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden © Oberösterreich
Gmunden
09.07.2016 - 22.08.2016

Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden

A wide variety of high- quality concerts, readings and lied recitals draw culture lovers to the Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden, held in one of Austria's most scenic regions.
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Mid Europe Musicians © Mid Europe Mid Europe Musicians © Mid Europe
Schladming und Haus im Ennstal
12.07.2016 - 18.07.2016

Mid Europe

“Mid Europe” is one of the most renowned international wind-music festivals and Europe’s largest festival for wind orchestras and ensembles. Over 30 groups with some 2,500 participants bring music from all over the world – from folk music to jazz – to Schladming and Haus im Ennstal.
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Mid Europe, Schladming © Ticketmaster 2015 Mid Europe, Schladming © Ticketmaster 2015
Schladming
12.07.2016 - 18.07.2016

Mid Europe

"Mid Europe" is one of the most renowned international wind- music festivals and Europe's largest festival for wind orchestras and ensembles. Over 30 groups with some 2,500 participants bring music from all over the world- from folk music to jazz- to Schladming and Haus im Ennstal.
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Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Hohenems
12.07.2016 - 18.07.2016

Schubertiade

The Schubertiade is widely considered the world's foremost Schubert festival, and the 2016 season will again bring stellar artists to Hohenems.
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Impuls TanzFestvial © Anna van Aerschot Impuls TanzFestvial © Anna van Aerschot
different stages in Vienna
13.07.2016 - 15.08.2016

ImPulsTanz

“ImPulsTanz” is Europe’s largest festival for contemporary dance. For five weeks (July and August), thousands of professional dancers, choreographers, teachers and students from all over the world transform Vienna into the dance capital of the world.
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Impulstanz, Vienna © Anne Van Aershot Impulstanz, Vienna © Anne Van Aershot
Vienna
14.07.2016 - 15.08.2016

Impulstanz

"ImPulsTanz" is Europe's largest festival for contemporary dance. For five weeks (July and August), thousands of professional dancers, choreographers, teachers and students from all over the world transform Vienna into the dance capital of the world.
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Impulstanz, Vienna © Anne Van Aershot Impulstanz, Vienna © Anne Van Aershot
Vienna
14.07.2016 - 15.08.2016

Impulstanz, Vienna

"ImPulsTanz" is Europe's largest festival for contemporary dance. For five weeks (July and August), thousands of professional dancers, choreographers, teachers and students from all over the world transform Vienna into the dance capital of the world. Performance venues include the Vienna State Opera, the Burgtheater and the Volkstheater. Workshops will also be offered by professional dancers.
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Klassik am Dom, Linz © Österreich Werbung Peter Burgstaller Klassik am Dom, Linz © Österreich Werbung Peter Burgstaller
Linz
14.07.2016 - 17.07.2016

Klassik am Dom

Internationally acclaimed artists can be experienced in Linz, including the jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall, singer Thomas Quasthoff and percussionist Martin Grubinger.
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Zillertaler Fensterlmeisterschaft © Tourismusverband Tux-Finkenberg Zillertaler Fensterlmeisterschaft © Tourismusverband Tux-Finkenberg
Tux-Lanersbach
15.07.2016 - 17.07.2016

7. Zillertaler Fensterlmeisterschaft

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Schauräuchern am Fischfest © Gemeinde Feld am See Schauräuchern am Fischfest © Gemeinde Feld am See
Kirchenplatz, Feld am See
15.07.2016 - 17.07.2016

Fischfest Feld am See

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Starnacht am Wörthersee © ipmedia/krivograd Starnacht am Wörthersee © ipmedia/krivograd
Wörthersee Ostbucht, Klagenfurt
15.07.2016 - 17.07.2016

Starnacht am Wörthersee

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Mondseer Jedermann © Erich Unterengsbacher Mondseer Jedermann © Erich Unterengsbacher
Mondsee, Freilichtbühne...
15.07.2016 - 27.08.2016

Der Mondseer Jedermann

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Generali Open Kitzbühel © www.GEPA-pictures.com Generali Open Kitzbühel © www.GEPA-pictures.com
Kitzbühel
16.07.2016 - 24.07.2016

Generali Open Kitzbühel

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Großglockner Berglauf © Gleiss Großglockner Berglauf © Gleiss
Heiligenblut
16.07.2016 - 18.07.2016

Großglockner Berglauf

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Wachauer Radtage © Artur Nowak Wachauer Radtage © Artur Nowak
Mautern an der Donau
16.07.2016 - 18.07.2016

Wachauer Radtage

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Innsbruck Festival of Early Music © Österreich Werbung Trumler Innsbruck Festival of Early Music © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Innsbruck
19.07.2016 - 27.08.2016

Innsbruck Festival of Early Music

In the Renaissance and Baroque, Innsbruck was one of Europe's most important musical centres. The Innsbruck Festival of Early Music, the oldest existing festival of its kind, carries on this tradition each summer.
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Seebühne Bregenz © Bregenzer Festspiele, Ralph Larmann Seebühne Bregenz © Bregenzer Festspiele, Ralph Larmann
Festspielhaus und Seebühne,...
19.07.2016 - 22.08.2016

Bregenzer Festspiele

Bregenz’s lake stage will again this year be the venue for Giacomo Puccini’s operatic masterpiece “Turandot”.
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Bregenz Festival © Österreich Werbung Pigneter Bregenz Festival © Österreich Werbung Pigneter
Bregenz
20.07.2016 - 22.08.2016

Bregenz Festival

Bregenz's lake stage will again this year be the venue for Giacomo Puccini's operatic masterpiece "Turandot".
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International Street Art Festival Linz © Linz Tourismus International Street Art Festival Linz © Linz Tourismus
Linz
20.07.2016 - 24.07.2016

Linzer Pflasterspektakel

The International Street Art Festival Linz, one of Europe’s largest street art festivals, presents an outstanding variety of improvisational theatre, comedy, juggling, clownery, high-wire and fire acrobatics, and performance art and music of all kinds.
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Pflasterspektakel, Linz © Zoefotografie Circo Pitanga Pflasterspektakel, Linz © Zoefotografie Circo Pitanga
Linz
21.07.2016 - 24.07.2016

Pflasterspektakel

The International Street Art Festival Linz, one of Europe's largest street art festivals, presents an outstanding variety of improvisational theatre, comedy, juggling, clownery, high- wire and fire acrobatics, and performace art and music of all kinds.
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Wachauer Marille © Österreich Werbung/Semrad Wachauer Marille © Österreich Werbung/Semrad
Spitz an der Donau
21.07.2016 - 25.07.2016

Spitzer Marillenkirtag

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Salzburg Festival - Jedermann © Forster, Salzburger Festspiele Salzburg Festival - Jedermann © Forster, Salzburger Festspiele
Salzburg
21.07.2016 - 01.09.2016

Salzburger Festspiele

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Attergau Cultural Summer © H. Hufnagl Attergau Cultural Summer © H. Hufnagl
Attergau, Oberösterreich
22.07.2016 - 15.08.2016

Attergau Cultural Summer

Both the programming and the selection of artists make Upper Austria's Attergau Cultural Summer an internationally acclaimed and very popular festival.
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Salzburg Festival © Österreich Werbung Bartl Salzburg Festival © Österreich Werbung Bartl
Salzburg
22.07.2016 - 01.09.2016

Salzburg Festival

The Salzburg Festival is one of the world's most prestigious music festivals and has since its inception been synonymous with high musical quality, the commitment of international artists and a fortuitous combination of tradition and innovation. The programme features opera, theatre and concerts.
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Tiroler Volksschauspiele Telfs © Günther Egger Tiroler Volksschauspiele Telfs © Günther Egger
Telfs
23.07.2016 - 31.08.2016

Tiroler Volksschauspiele

This festival celebrates folk theatre with performances by professionals as well as amateurs. Ths programme is rounded out by cabaret and folk music.
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Wenn die Musi spielt © Bad Kleinkirchheim Tourismus / Arno Gruber Wenn die Musi spielt © Bad Kleinkirchheim Tourismus / Arno Gruber
Bad Kleinkirchheim - St. Oswald
23.07.2016 - 24.07.2016

"Wenn die Musi spielt"

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A1 Beachvolleyball Grand Slam in Klagenfurt © Mike Ranz A1 Beachvolleyball Grand Slam in Klagenfurt © Mike Ranz
Strandbad Klagenfurt, Wörthersee
25.07.2016 - 01.08.2016

A1 Beach Volleyball Grand Slam

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Weingarten in Rusta am Neusiedler See © Österreich Werbung, Bartl Weingarten in Rusta am Neusiedler See © Österreich Werbung, Bartl
Rust
27.07.2016 - 01.08.2016

Ruster goldene Weinwoche

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La Strada in Graz © Fiestacultura / Melchor Jordan La Strada in Graz © Fiestacultura / Melchor Jordan
Graz
28.07.2016 - 07.08.2016

Festival "La Strada"

This festival for street artists and puppet theatre turns the streets and squares of Graz into stages and enchants audiences with acrobatics, dance, theatre and pantomime.
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Donaufestwochen im Strudengau © Reinhard Winkler Donaufestwochen im Strudengau © Reinhard Winkler
Oberösterreich, Grein/ Donau
29.07.2016 - 16.08.2016

Donaufestwochen im Strudengau

The donauFESTWOCHEN  im Strudengau, held at historic locations on and near the Danube, offers a fine mix of early music spiced with contemporary works.
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La Strada, Graz © Luis and Pedro Sartori Do Vale La Strada, Graz © Luis and Pedro Sartori Do Vale
Graz
29.07.2016 - 07.08.2016

La Strada

This festival for street artists and puppet theatre turns the streets and squares of Graz into stages and enchants audiences with acrobatics, dance, theatre and pantomime.
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Jauntaler Salami Fest © www.klopeinersee.at Jauntaler Salami Fest © www.klopeinersee.at
Stift Eberndorf
30.07.2016 - 01.08.2016

Jauntaler Salamifest

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Villacher Kirchtagslader © Villacher Kirchtag GmbH Villacher Kirchtagslader © Villacher Kirchtag GmbH
Villach
30.07.2016 - 08.08.2016

Villacher Kirchtag

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Winnetou und Old Shatterhand © Winnetou-Spiele Gföhl Winnetou und Old Shatterhand © Winnetou-Spiele Gföhl
Gföhl, Waldviertel
30.07.2016 - 29.08.2016

Winnetou-Spiele in Gföhl

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Outreach, Schwaz, Tyrol © 1993 - 2015 by Outreach Outreach, Schwaz, Tyrol © 1993 - 2015 by Outreach
Schwaz
04.08.2016 - 07.08.2016

Outreach

It has now been 22 years since the trumpeter and composer Franz Hackl, who now makes his home in New York, founded the Outreach jazz festival in his native town of Schwaz. Each August the world's finest jazz players descend on this Tirolean town and mix their beloved jazz with a variety of musical styles.
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Allegro Vivo © Dieter Schewig Allegro Vivo © Dieter Schewig
Waldviertel
05.08.2016 - 19.09.2016

Allegro Vivo

In 2016 "Allegro Vivo" celebrates its 38th season. The focus this summer is on "New Horizons" and thus also on changes in perspectives. The setting for these concerts is provided by the loveliest castles, abbeys and churches of the Waldviertel region.
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Bezau Beatz © Lukas Haemmerle Bezau Beatz © Lukas Haemmerle
Bezau, Bregenzerwald
11.08.2016 - 14.08.2016

Bezau Beatz

“Bezau Beatz” surprises visitors each year anew with music from all over the world. On the village square of picturesque Bezau, in Vorarlberg’s Bregenzerwald, listeners are treated to pop, classical, jazz, rock and sounds from the region.
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The famous Kaiservilla in Bad Ischl © OÖ Tourismus The famous Kaiservilla in Bad Ischl © OÖ Tourismus
Bad Ischl
14.08.2016 - 19.08.2016

Kaisertage in Bad Ischl

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Brucknerorgel im Stift St. Florian © Österreich Werbung/Wiesenhofer Brucknerorgel im Stift St. Florian © Österreich Werbung/Wiesenhofer
Stift St. Florian
14.08.2016 - 21.08.2016

St. Florianer Brucknertage

The 2016 edition of this venerable Bruckner festival is dedicated to the composer’s sixth symphony. From the first fanfare of the opening concert to improvisations and various transcriptions, visitors experience the full history of this symphony.
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St.Florianer Brucknertage © Österreich Werbung Trumler St.Florianer Brucknertage © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Oberösterreich
14.08.2016 - 21.08.2016

St.Florianer Brucknertage

The 2016 edition of this venerable Bruckner festival is dedicated to the composer's sixth symphony. From the first fanfare of the opening concert to improvisations and various transcriptions, visitors experience the full history of this symphony.
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Music Festival in Grafenegg, Lower Austria © Werner Kmetitsch Music Festival in Grafenegg, Lower Austria © Werner Kmetitsch
Wolkenturm Grafenegg
18.08.2016 - 12.09.2016

Musikfestival Grafenegg

The Grafenegg Festival is among Europe’s most important performance venues for international orchestras. This year the festival celebrates its tenth season with appearances by the Cleveland Orchestra and the London Symphony.
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Grafenegg Festival © Österreich Werbung Volker Preusser Grafenegg Festival © Österreich Werbung Volker Preusser
Grafenegg
19.08.2016 - 12.09.2016

Grafenegg Festival

The Grafenegg Festival is among Europe's most important performance venues for international orchestras. This year the festival celebrates its tenth season with appearances by the Cleveland Orchestra and the London Symphony.
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Steinbockmarsch in Ginzling © Ortsvorstehung Dornauberg-Ginzling Steinbockmarsch in Ginzling © Ortsvorstehung Dornauberg-Ginzling
Bergsteigerdorf Ginzling
20.08.2016 - 21.08.2016

Steinbockmarsch & Naturparkwandertag

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Schubertiade, Schwarzenberg © Angelika Kaufmann Schubertiade, Schwarzenberg © Angelika Kaufmann
Schwarzenberg, Vorarlberg
23.08.2016 - 01.09.2016

Schubertiade, Schwarzenberg

The Schubertiade is widely considered the world's foremost Schubert festival, and the 2016 season will again bring stellar artists to Schwarzenberg im Bregenzerwald.
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Wein- und Genusstage Eisenstadt © Viktor Fertsak Wein- und Genusstage Eisenstadt © Viktor Fertsak
Fußgängerzone Eisenstadt
23.08.2016 - 29.08.2016

Wein- und Genusstage Eisenstadt

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Filmfest St. Anton © Österreich Werbung J. Mallaun Filmfest St. Anton © Österreich Werbung J. Mallaun
St. Anton am Arlberg
24.08.2016 - 28.08.2016

Filmfest St. Anton

Authentic films exploring the theme of "Mountains- People- Adventure". Films that move and touch the viewer; with expectional camera perspectives and nature scenes - all this and more awaits the visitors to the film festival.
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Kletterlegende Beat Kammerlander © Dietmar Walser Kletterlegende Beat Kammerlander © Dietmar Walser
St. Anton am Arlberg
24.08.2016 - 28.08.2016

Filmfest St. Anton

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International Jazzfestival Saalfelden © 37. Jazzfest Saalfelden International Jazzfestival Saalfelden © 37. Jazzfest Saalfelden
Saalfelden
25.08.2016 - 29.08.2016

Internationales Jazzfest Saalfelden

The top- flight jazz festival in Saalfelden- Leogang returns in 2016 with a range of musical offerings from contemporary jazz to experimental sound installations, and featuring a host of prominent international artists.
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Harriet Krijgh © Musiktage Mondsee / Wilhelm Pleschberger Harriet Krijgh © Musiktage Mondsee / Wilhelm Pleschberger
Schloss Mondsee & Basilika Mondsee
26.08.2016 - 04.09.2016

Musiktage Mondsee

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Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon © Gerhard Pliessnig Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon © Gerhard Pliessnig
Bregenz - Lech
27.08.2016 - 28.08.2016

Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon

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Szene Bunte Wähne © Szene Bunte Wähne Szene Bunte Wähne © Szene Bunte Wähne
Horn
01.09.2016 - 01.11.2016

Szene Bunte Wähne

Last year SZENE BUNTE WÄHNE, the theatre festival for young audiences, celebrated its 25th anniversary. This year visitors can also look forward to a colourful and varied programme.
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Käse & Knödelfestival in Zell am See © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH Käse & Knödelfestival in Zell am See © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH
Zell am See
01.09.2016 - 12.09.2016

Käse & Knödelfestival

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Austria Triathlon Podersdorf © www.austria-triathlon.at Austria Triathlon Podersdorf © www.austria-triathlon.at
Podersdorf am See
02.09.2016 - 05.09.2016

Austria Triathlon

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Starnacht in der Wachau © ipmedia/krivograd Starnacht in der Wachau © ipmedia/krivograd
Rossatz, Wachau
02.09.2016 - 04.09.2016

Starnacht aus der Wachau

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Genussmeile im Wienerwald © Wienerwald Tourismus GmH, Landl Genussmeile im Wienerwald © Wienerwald Tourismus GmH, Landl
Thermenregion Wienerwald
02.09.2016 - 12.09.2016

Genussmeile

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Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Hohenems
03.09.2016 - 08.09.2016

Schubertiade

The Schubertiade is widely considered the world's foremost Schubert festival, and the 2016 edition will again bring stellar artists to Hohenems.
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European Bike Week © Kärnten Werbung, Horst European Bike Week © Kärnten Werbung, Horst
Faaker See
05.09.2016 - 12.09.2016

Harley-Davidson European Bike Week

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Ars Electronica Center © Stadt Linz Ars Electronica Center © Stadt Linz
Ars Electronica Center, Linz
07.09.2016 - 13.09.2016

Ars Electronica Festival

The Ars Electronica is one of the world’s most important festivals of media art and offers a unique platform for digital art, technology and media culture.
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Brahms Museum © Brahms-Museum Mürzzuschlag Brahms Museum © Brahms-Museum Mürzzuschlag
Brahmsmuseum Mürzzuschlag
07.09.2016 - 12.09.2016

Internationales Brahms-Musikfest

The musical emphasis of the 23rd annual International Brahms Festival is primarily on the years from 1853 to 1873: it examines the period from the composer’s fateful meeting with Robert and Clara Schumann to the first years Johannes Brahms spent living in Vienna.
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International Brahmsfest, Mürzzuschlag © Brahmsmuseum 2007 International Brahmsfest, Mürzzuschlag © Brahmsmuseum 2007
Mürzzuschlag
07.09.2016 - 12.09.2016

Internationales Brahmsfest

The musical emphasis of the 23rd annual International Brahms Festival is primarily on the years from 1853 to 1873: It examines the period from the composer's fateful meeting with Robert and Clara Schumann to the first years Johannes Brahms spent living in Vienna. 
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Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien, Martin Kippenberger © Leisure Communications Kommunikationsagentur GmbH Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien, Martin Kippenberger © Leisure Communications Kommunikationsagentur GmbH
Kunstforum Wien
08.09.2016 - 21.11.2016

Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien- Martin Kippenberger

Martin Kippenberger (1953- 1997) was both one of the most important and one of the most controversal artists of the 20th century.
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Klangspuren Schwaz © Erik Drescher Klangspuren Schwaz © Erik Drescher
Schwaz
08.09.2016 - 26.09.2016

Klangspuren Schwaz

In 2016 the Tirol New Music Festival celebrates its 23rd season. In addition to a number of contemporary compositions, the festival will also feature the premiere performances of several works.
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Ars Electronica Festival © Ars Electronica Ars Electronica Festival © Ars Electronica
Linz
08.09.2016 - 13.09.2016

Ars Electronica Festival

The Ars Electronica is one of the world's most important festivals of media art and offers a unique platform for digital art, technology and media culture.
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Haydnsaal, Schloss Esterhazy © Haydn Festspiele Eisenstadt Haydnsaal, Schloss Esterhazy © Haydn Festspiele Eisenstadt
Schloss Esterhazy, Eisenstadt
08.09.2016 - 19.09.2016

Internationale Haydntage

Rohrau, located only a short drive from Vienna, is the birthplace of Joseph Haydn, whose works serve as the centrepiece of the concert series held each year at the castle.
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Festival Musica Sacra © Festival Musica Sacra Festival Musica Sacra © Festival Musica Sacra
Lower Austria
10.09.2016 - 17.10.2016

Festival Musica Sacra

The renowned "Festival Musica Sacra" has become a fixture on the autumn event calendar of the Lower Austrian city of St. Pölten and its vicinity. Familiar as well as new works representing a wide variety of musical styles will be presented to audiences at concerts and masses.
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Brucknerfest in Linz © R. Winkler Brucknerfest in Linz © R. Winkler
Brucknerhaus, Linz
12.09.2016 - 16.10.2016

Brucknerfest Linz

This traditional music event pays homage to the famous Upper Austrian composer Anton Bruckner. The programme of the 2016 edition of this festival, whose theme is “Near and Far”, bridges the gap from Linz to South Korea.
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International Brucknerfest, Linz © Neo Barock Engels International Brucknerfest, Linz © Neo Barock Engels
Linz, Oberösterreich
13.09.2016 - 16.10.2016

Internationales Brucknerfest, Linz

This traditional music event pays homage to the famous Upper Austrian composer Anton Bruckner. The programme of the 2016 edition of this festival, whose theme is "Near and Far", bridges the gap from Linz to South Korea.
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Wörthersee Trail-Maniak © Sportograf Wörthersee Trail-Maniak © Sportograf
Wörthersee
15.09.2016 - 18.09.2016

Wörthersee Trail-Maniak

At this festival, world-famous orchestras and soloists present works by composers who spent their summer holidays at Austria’s Lake Wörth, including Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Anton Webern, Hugo Wolf and Alban Berg.
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From End to Beginning: Seurat, Signac, Matisse and Picasso- Pointillism: Developments and Individual Tendencies © Antwerpen, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunste From End to Beginning: Seurat, Signac, Matisse and Picasso- Pointillism: Developments and Individual Tendencies © Antwerpen, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunste
Albertina Vienna
16.09.2016 - 09.01.2017

From End to Beginning: Seurat, Signac, Matisse und Picasso- Pointillism: Developments and Individual Tendencies

In the autumn of 2016, the Albertina joins forces with the Dutch Kröller-Müller Museum to present an exhibition on pointillism. 120 selected works, including paintings, watercolours, and drawings, illuminate the development of this pioneering dot- based technique between 1886 and 1930.
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Wachaumarathon © vision05 Alex Felten 2013 Wachaumarathon © vision05 Alex Felten 2013
Wachau
17.09.2016 - 19.09.2016

19. Internationaler WACHAUmarathon

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Philosophicum, Lech © Si Kommunikation Philosophicum, Lech © Si Kommunikation
Lech, Vorarlberg
21.09.2016 - 26.09.2016

Philosophicum, Lech

In 2016 the "Philosophicum Lech" will be held for the 20th time. Over the past several years this transdisciplinary symposium has established itself as an international centre for reflections on philosophy, culture and society, and for discussions and encounters.
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Philosophicum, Lech © Si Kommunikation Philosophicum, Lech © Si Kommunikation
Lech
21.09.2016 - 26.09.2016

Philosophicum - Lech

In 2016 the "Philosophicum Lech" will be held for the 20th time. Over the past several years this transdisciplinary symposium has established itself as an international centre for reflections on philosophy, culture and society, and for discussions and encounters.
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Viennacontemporary © Viennacontemporary Viennacontemporary © Viennacontemporary
Marx Halle- Vienna
22.09.2016 - 26.09.2016

Viennacontemporary

The art fair "Viennafair" changed both its name and its location in 2015: The event now is held as "viennacontemporary" in Vienna's Marx Halle. It is Austria's newest international fair for contemporary art
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Almabtrieb und Highlight des Hintertuxer Oktoberfests © Österreich Werbung, Fankhauser Almabtrieb und Highlight des Hintertuxer Oktoberfests © Österreich Werbung, Fankhauser
Hintertux
23.09.2016 - 25.09.2016

Hintertuxer Oktoberfest

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Mädchen mit Rüben © Wildschönau Tourismus Mädchen mit Rüben © Wildschönau Tourismus
Wildschönau
29.09.2016 - 10.10.2016

Wildschönauer Krautingerwoche

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Vienna Design Week © Kollektiv Fischka/ Gregor Buchhaus Vienna Design Week © Kollektiv Fischka/ Gregor Buchhaus
Vienna
30.09.2016 - 10.10.2016

Vienna Design Week

The VIENNA DESIGN WEEK  shows the latest creative output in the areas of product, furniture, industrial and experimental design, bringing these creations alive for visitors.
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Event - Glatt & Verkehrt herbstzeitlos © Sascha Osaka Event - Glatt & Verkehrt herbstzeitlos © Sascha Osaka
Lower Austria
30.09.2016 - 03.10.2016

Glatt & Verkehrt herbstzeitlos

Since 2014 world music can be heard even after the Glatt & Verkehrt Festival: In the "HerbstZeitlos" series.
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Long Night of Museums © Hans Leitner Long Night of Museums © Hans Leitner
Austria
01.10.2016 - 03.10.2016

Long Night of Museums

A perennial crowd-puller: Some 680 museums all over Austria are open from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. on this evening and draw enormous crowds of locals as well as visitors. Some museums offer a supporting programme in the from of culinary or musical treats.
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Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Hohenems
04.10.2016 - 12.10.2016

Schubertiade

The Schubertiade is widely considered the world's foremost Schubert festival, and the 2016 edition will again bring stellar artists to Hohenems.
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Generali Ladies Linz © cityfoto.at / Dr. Roland Pelzl Generali Ladies Linz © cityfoto.at / Dr. Roland Pelzl
Tips Arena Linz
07.10.2016 - 16.10.2016

Generali Ladies Linz

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Panorama: Bregenzer Bucht © S.F.H. Archiv Vorarlberg Tourismus Panorama: Bregenzer Bucht © S.F.H. Archiv Vorarlberg Tourismus
Bregenz / 3-Länder Eck
08.10.2016 - 10.10.2016

Sparkasse Marathon 3 Länder am Bodensee

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Viennale © Viennale Robert Newald Viennale © Viennale Robert Newald
Vienna
20.10.2016 - 04.11.2016

Viennale

Film festival with international films, celebrity guests, and audiences. An annual crowd- puller that in 2016 celebrates its 54th season.
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Andy Murray, Erste Bank Open 2014, Wr. Stadthalle © e|motion/zolles.com Andy Murray, Erste Bank Open 2014, Wr. Stadthalle © e|motion/zolles.com
Vienna - Stadthalle
21.10.2016 - 31.10.2016

Erste Bank Open ATP World Tour

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Art for All: The Colour Woodblock Print in Vienna ca.1990 © Albertina Wien Art for All: The Colour Woodblock Print in Vienna ca.1990 © Albertina Wien
Albertina Vienna
21.10.2016 - 23.01.2017

Art for All: The Colour Woodblock Print in Vienna ca.1990

With an exhibition devoted to the colour woodblock print around 1900, the Albertina showcases one of the world's oldest printing processes. A special focus is on artists of the Vienna Secession, including Carl Moll, Emil Orlik and Kolo Moser.
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Blickfang, Vienna © Blickfang internationale Designmesse Basel Munich Stuttgart Vienna Zurich Hamburg Blickfang, Vienna © Blickfang internationale Designmesse Basel Munich Stuttgart Vienna Zurich Hamburg
Vienna
28.10.2016 - 31.10.2016

Blickfang

The international trade fair for furniture, jewellery and fashion presents design in all its facets, featuring special exhibits and workshops, numerous new exhibitors and products shown for th very first time.
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Gustav, Dornbirn © 2016 Messe Dornbirn GmbH Gustav, Dornbirn © 2016 Messe Dornbirn GmbH
Dornbirn
29.10.2016 - 31.10.2016

Gustav- Dornbirn

Time and space for good taste is what is offered by "Gustav". On 29 and 30 October this international fair for consumer culture will focus on design, culinary pleasure and sustainability.
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Vienna Ball Season © Österreich Werbung Trumler Vienna Ball Season © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Vienna
01.11.2016 - 01.04.2017

Vienna Ball Season

Vienna's ball season traditionally kicks off in November. Aside from numerous splendid balls held at the Hofburg and the Rathaus, one of the most famous events is certainly the Opera Ball, held at the Vienna State Opera.
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One Month of Jazz and Blues, Vienna © Ig- Jazz- Logo One Month of Jazz and Blues, Vienna © Ig- Jazz- Logo
Vienna
01.11.2016 - 01.12.2016

One Month of Jazz and Blue

Vienna has quite a vibrant jazz and blues scene, with a large number of clubs around the capital city featuring live sessions every evening during this festival month.
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Winter im MQ, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Popp G. Winter im MQ, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Popp G.
MuseumsQuartier Vienna
01.11.2016 - 24.12.2016

Winter im MQ

DJ sounds, cultural events, sophisiticated punch variations and much more: This is "Winter at the MQ". From the beginning of November to 23 December, Vienna's MuseumsQuartier arts complex is transformed into a wintertime living room in the middle of the city, offering a pre- christmas atmosphere.
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Wien Modern, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Viennaslide Wien Modern, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Viennaslide
Vienna
03.11.2016 - 01.12.2016

Wien Modern

WIEN MODERN is Austria's largest festival for contemporary music. Since the event's founding in 1988, Vienna's Konzerthaus has served as the festival venue.
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Voice Mania 2016 - International A Capella Festival, Vienna © Ronald Talasz Voice Mania 2016 - International A Capella Festival, Vienna © Ronald Talasz
Vienna
04.11.2016 - 05.12.2016

Voice Mania 2016 - International A Capella Festival

Every year soloists and ensembles from all around the world gather in Vienna for this international festival of vocal acrobats to prove that the human voice can be used for more than just conventional singing: It moves and seduces the listener with nearly unimaginable sounds and rythms, covering all musical genres and styles.
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Käsiade, Buffet © Verband der Käserei- und Molkereifachleute Käsiade, Buffet © Verband der Käserei- und Molkereifachleute
Salvena Kulturzentrum in Hopfgarten
10.11.2016 - 12.11.2016

Internationale Käsiade

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Feldkirch © Stadt Feldkirch Feldkirch © Stadt Feldkirch
Feldkirch
11.11.2016 - 14.11.2016

Art Design Feldkirch

International fair for design, art and fashion.
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Montforter Zwischentöne, Feldkirch © Montforter GmbH Montforter Zwischentöne, Feldkirch © Montforter GmbH
Feldkirch
14.11.2016 - 21.11.2016

Montforter Zwischentöne

The town of Feldkirch presents a new event series at Montforthaus Feldkirch. The subject is time and space between dialogue and music.
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Wien Museum, Vienna, Robert Haas © Wien Museum Wien Museum, Vienna, Robert Haas © Wien Museum
Wien Museum
24.11.2016 - 06.02.2017

Wien Museum- Robert Haas

Robert Haas (b.1898 Vienna, d.1997 New York) was among the most important representatives of photojournalism in interwar Austria. In the 1930s he was active as a photographer for Austrian and international media.
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