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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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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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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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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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The baroque library at the Admont Monastery © Steiermark Tourismus, Ernst Reichenfelser The baroque library at the Admont Monastery © 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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Tangoabend beim Musiksommer Bad Schallerbach © Tvb Bad Schallerbach Tangoabend beim Musiksommer Bad Schallerbach © Tvb Bad Schallerbach
Bad Schallerbach
15.04.2016 - 30.12.2016

The Summer of Music in Bad Schallerbach

The summer of music in Bad Schallerbach has been one of the most significant cultural events in Upper Austria for now twenty years, and its diverse programme and artistic quality have turned it into a fixed part of the cultural landscape. As a "cultural brand", it is also an important cultural ambassador for the Upper Austrian region.
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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

Upper Austrian Provincial Exhibition 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 Years of Salzburg in Austria

An exhibition trilogy will give visitors an in-depth view into the eventful history of Salzburg – from the rich princely archbishopric, through wars and fluctuating power relationships until today.
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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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Music- weeks Millstatt, Carinthia © Österreich Werbung Pigneter Music- weeks Millstatt, Carinthia © Österreich Werbung Pigneter
Millstatt
01.05.2016 - 01.11.2016

Music Weeks - 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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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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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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Mondseer Jedermann © Erich Unterengsbacher Mondseer Jedermann © Erich Unterengsbacher
Freilichtbühne Karlsgarten
15.07.2016 - 27.08.2016

Der Mondseer Jedermann

The "Mondsee Jedermann" performance has been held in summer in the Karlsgarten gardens, close to the basilica of St. Michaels as an open-air play ever since 1922. Today the Mondsee Jedermann is an amateur production characterised by tradition which fascinates visitors with its triad of vernacular language and the traditional dress.
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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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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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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

This is the second instalment in the Winnetou Trilogy - Winnetou II (Last of the Renegades) Audacious cowboys, atmospheric music, fantastic pyrotechnic special effects. 60 participants and 17 horses take part in this live reenactment of the film at the unique Blauensteiner Family-run Gföhlerwald open-air theatre.
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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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Music Festival in Grafenegg, Lower Austria © Werner Kmetitsch Music Festival in Grafenegg, Lower Austria © Werner Kmetitsch
Wolkenturm Grafenegg
18.08.2016 - 12.09.2016

Grafenegg Music 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

The Zillertal Steinbock March has firmly established itself as one of the most popular marches in the Alps. Hardly any other event can compare with this tour. Participants are presented with a challenging 30 km long route with an ascent of 1,871m in altitude and a descent of 1,613m, with incline gradients of 25-30°.
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Kletterlegende Beat Kammerlander © Dietmar Walser Kletterlegende Beat Kammerlander © Dietmar Walser
St. Anton am Arlberg
24.08.2016 - 28.08.2016

St. Anton Movie Festival

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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Wein- und Genusstage Eisenstadt © Viktor Fertsak Wein- und Genusstage Eisenstadt © Viktor Fertsak
Pedestrian Zone Eisenstadt
24.08.2016 - 29.08.2016

Wein- und Genusstage Eisenstadt

In today’s restaurant scene all over the world, wine directors and sommeliers have carefully selected wines for their by-the-glass programmes, to excite their customers and introduce them to those grape varieties which pair most effectively with the chef’s culinary stylings—bottlings which hit the appropriate price-points.
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International Jazzfestival Saalfelden © 37. Jazzfest Saalfelden International Jazzfestival Saalfelden © 37. Jazzfest Saalfelden
Saalfelden
25.08.2016 - 29.08.2016

International Jazz Festival 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

Chamber Music Festival Mondsee

This year the center stage of the Musiktage Mondsee 2013 takes the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.The programe of the Musiktage Mondsee 2013 establishes links between the big chamber music works by Mozart and the chamber music of romantic composers as Schumann or Brahms and Dvorák.
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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

This triathlon takes competitors through the entire Vorarlberg. From Lake Constance to the top of the Arlberg and on to Lech – the top ski destination in the Alps. After swimming a course of 1.2 km on Lake Constance in the morning and then cycling 93 km from Bregenz to Lech, competitors undertake a 12 km run for the grand finale.
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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

Between 3 and 4 and 10 and 11 September 2016, it is all about hiking, tasting & enjoying the Vienna Water Pipeline Hiking Path between Mödling and Bad Vöslau! 80 wine growing companies from the Thermenregion of the Wienerwald even exhibit everything that can be made from wine grapes for sampling!
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Starnacht in der Wachau © ipmedia/krivograd Starnacht in der Wachau © ipmedia/krivograd
Rossatz, Wachau
02.09.2016 - 03.09.2016

Starnacht aus der Wachau

This year the Star Night Wachau welcomes Reinhold Bilgeri. Joined by well-known austropopmusic singer Rainhard Fendrich and many other great pop stars like Lemo and Tagträumer, the Wachau will again fascinate and entertain the audience with this outstanding musical highlight!
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Austria Triathlon Podersdorf © www.austria-triathlon.at Austria Triathlon Podersdorf © www.austria-triathlon.at
Podersdorf am See
02.09.2016 - 04.09.2016

Austria Triathlon

Already for the 20th time the triathlon in Podersdorf will take place. The racecourses have not changed a lot in the last years.
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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
06.09.2016 - 11.09.2016

Harley-Davidson European Bike Week

Faak's back! Get ready to roll with one of the biggest ever European Bike Week events. Check out details below including bands, what's on, where to stay, merchandise and more.
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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

International Brahms Music Festival

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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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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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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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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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

Bruckner Festival 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

19th International WACHAUmarathon

The WACHAUmarathon running route is enjoyed and appreciated by thousands of hobby runners due to its flat topography.
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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.“About God and the world. Philosophising in uncertain times.” Talking about „God and the world“ may at first glance seem rather arbitrary: A discussion of everything and nothing.
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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

The Hintertux Oktoberfest takes place every year at the last weekend in September and is a real piece of Tux tradition. Local bands from the Zillertal valley guarantee splendid entertainment and great atmosphere. The highlight is the return of the cattle from the Bichlalm pasture.
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Mädchen mit Rüben © Wildschönau Tourismus Mädchen mit Rüben © Wildschönau Tourismus
Wildschönau
29.09.2016 - 10.10.2016

Wildschönauer Krautingerwoche

The famous Wildschönau Krautinger schnapps isn't just a cure-all. The beet used to make the schnapps is also a integral part of many regional culinary specialities. The Krautinger Week at the beginning of October is a celebration of this well loved vegetable which has helped the region to its coveted 'Genuss Region' title. 
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WerkStadt Vienna, MAK Wien © MAK, Katrin Wißkirchen WerkStadt Vienna, MAK Wien © MAK, Katrin Wißkirchen
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

The Generali Ladies Linz launched at the 6,000-person capacity TipsArena Linz in 1991. Champions include WTA greats such as two-time winners Lindsay Davenport, Ana Ivanovic and Jana Novotna, along with Justine Henin, Amélie Mauresmo, Mary Pierce, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and 2012 titlist Victoria Azarenka.
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Panorama: Bregenzer Bucht © S.F.H. Archiv Vorarlberg Tourismus Panorama: Bregenzer Bucht © S.F.H. Archiv Vorarlberg Tourismus
Bregenz
08.10.2016 - 10.10.2016

Sparkasse Marathon 3 Länder am Bodensee

The marathon starts from the beautiful Island of Lindau -habour, then passes through the Austrian towns Lochau, Bregenz, Hard, Höchst, it then crosses the Swiss border at St. Margreten and continues across the Rheindamm back to Hard and finally finishes in Bregenz.
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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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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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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
22.10.2016 - 01.11.2016

Erste Bank Open ATP World Tour

Vienna The Centre Of Austrian Life, Austrian Tennis. The Erste Bank Open 500, played each year in late October, is regularly frequented by the world's Top 10 players, with 18 of the 25 ATP World Tour's No. 1 players having competed in Vienna.
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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 - 30.10.2016

Gustav

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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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 at the 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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Jazzmusik © Jazzfestival Saalfelden Jazzmusik © Jazzfestival Saalfelden
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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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
Hopfgarten
10.11.2016 - 12.11.2016

International Käsiade Cheese Festival

Mountain cheese, quark, ricotta, aged, creamy, fresh - whatever form you take your fromage, the International Käsiade Cheese Festival is the place to find it. Sample all kinds of cheeses from local and international cheesemakers.
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Christmas market in Vienna in front of the city hall © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide Christmas market in Vienna in front of the city hall © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide
Vienna
11.11.2016 - 09.01.2017

Christmas Markets in Vienna

Step into the joy of Christmas with the beautiful streets of Vienna as your backdrop. Punch and chestnut stands draw customers with seasonal treats and stallholders get shoppers in the Christmas spirit with handcrafted goods.
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Feldkirch © Stadt Feldkirch Feldkirch © Stadt Feldkirch
Feldkirch
11.11.2016 - 14.11.2016

Art Design Feldkirch

ArtDesign Feldkirch presents annually a cross-section of design, art and fashion. It links the areas of applied and visual arts of the 20th and 21st century, design, fashion, innovative product design as well as architecture and thus promotes the exchange within the cultural scene.
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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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Christmas market in Innsbruck's Altstadt (old town) © Innsbruck Tourismus / Christof Lackner Christmas market in Innsbruck's Altstadt (old town) © Innsbruck Tourismus / Christof Lackner
Innsbruck
15.11.2016 - 07.01.2017

Christmas Markets in Innsbruck

Imagine the lights of a Christmas tree rivalling the glistening tiles of the Golden Roof, the aroma of freshly made “Kiachln” (piping hot doughnuts laced with Sauerkaut), and the sound of traditional Christmas carols. This is Christmas time in Innsbruck.
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Christmas Market Salzburg © Österreich Werbung / Bryan Reinhart Christmas Market Salzburg © Österreich Werbung / Bryan Reinhart
Salzburg
17.11.2016 - 27.12.2016

Christmas Markets in Salzburg

The pealing of countless church bells reminds us that Christmas is near, and the Salzburg Christmas markets will fill you with warmth as you look out to the city's snow-covered roofs, domes and towers.
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Advent market at Linz © Österreich Werbung/Roebl Advent market at Linz © Österreich Werbung/Roebl
Linz
18.11.2016 - 25.12.2016

Christmas Markets in Linz

The fragrance of gingerbread and Linzer Torte from the Christmas Markets, pastry shops and cafes, the lights of the city skyline combining old with new, and the enticements of shopping in the city of Linz all bring you that step closer towards Christmas Eve.
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Christkindlmarkt am Hauptplatz, Graz © Graz Tourismus, Harry Schiffer Christkindlmarkt am Hauptplatz, Graz © Graz Tourismus, Harry Schiffer
Graz
18.11.2016 - 25.12.2016

Christmas Markets in Graz

Enjoy the highlights of Advent in Graz, the capital city of Styria. Let yourself be enchanted by the romantic lights, the gleaming ice crib, the giant Rathaus Advent calendar and the spectacular Christmas Markets.
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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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