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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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Brucknerorgel im Stift St. Florian © Österreich Werbung/Wiesenhofer Brucknerorgel im Stift St. Florian © Österreich Werbung/Wiesenhofer
Stift St. Florian
08.02.2017 - 20.08.2016

Bruckner Festival

The 2017 edition of this venerable Bruckner festival is dedicated to the composer’s fifth symphony.
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Egon Schiele, Selbstbildnis in gelber Weste, 1914 © Albertina Egon Schiele, Selbstbildnis in gelber Weste, 1914 © Albertina
Albertina, Vienna
22.02.2017 - 18.06.2017

Events - Egon Scheile

Egon Schiele is one of the pioneers of Modernism in Austria, alongside his comtemporaries Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka. To kick off the memorial for this artist, who died in 1918, the Albertina is putting on a large-scale exhibition from its extensive Schiele holdings.
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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
04.03.2017 - 16.11.2017

Klosterneuburg Monastery - The Archducal Hat

The monastery is dedecading this years exhibition to the 300th birthday of Maria Theresia.
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Special Exhibition: Francis Joseph © Sascha Rieger Special Exhibition: Francis Joseph © Sascha Rieger
Schloss Schönbrunn
15.03.2017 - 30.11.2017

Special Exhibition: 300 years Maria Theresia

This years exhibition is dedicaded to 300 years of Maria Theresia.
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Bregenzer Frühling © Stephanie Berger Bregenzer Frühling © Stephanie Berger
Festspielhaus, Bregenz
17.03.2017 - 10.06.2017

Bregenz Spring

In March to June, 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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Renaissance Castle Schallaburg © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner Renaissance Castle Schallaburg © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner
Schallaburg
18.03.2017 - 06.11.2016

Renaissance Castle Schallaburg - "Islam"

The exhibition "Islam" not only shows religious objects but also a lot of surprising pieces of art dealing with "Islam in Austria"
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Music- weeks Millstatt, Carinthia © Österreich Werbung Pigneter Music- weeks Millstatt, Carinthia © Österreich Werbung Pigneter
Millstatt
01.05.2017 - 01.11.2017

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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Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Mostviertel © Gregor Kremser Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Mostviertel © Gregor Kremser
Weinviertel
06.05.2017 - 07.08.2017

Viertelfestival

In 2017 the “Viertelfestival Niederösterreich” will be held in the "Wine viertel", with artists and cultural initiatives presenting a compelling programme in their region. Some 65 projects will be realized, following the motto “metamorphose”.
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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
19.05.2017 - 28.05.2017

Music In The Giant

Each year in May the Swarovski Crystal Worlds present the Music in the Giant festival. Again this year, the 14th 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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Thedor von Hörmann © Privatbesitz Thedor von Hörmann © Privatbesitz
Leopold Museum
19.05.2017 - 05.09.2017

Thedor von Hörmann

Joannis Avramidis (1922–2016) is one of the most important protagonists of Austrian sculpture.A year after the artist’s death, the Leopold Museum presents the largest retrospective exhibition of his work to date in Austria.
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International Film Festival © 2015 IFFI International Film Festival © 2015 IFFI
Innsbruck, Tyrol
23.05.2017 - 29.05.2017

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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Klangfrühling - Friedensstadt - Schlaining © Markus Sepperer Klangfrühling - Friedensstadt - Schlaining © Markus Sepperer
Schlaining
23.05.2017 - 29.05.2017

Klangfrühling

At the beginning of May the annual Klangfrühling will be held under a new artistic director. A dynamic, colour and entertaining festival can be expected.
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Days of Luck, Kufstein, Tyrol © Österreich Werbung Niederstrasser Days of Luck, Kufstein, Tyrol © Österreich Werbung Niederstrasser
Kufstein
24.05.2017 - 29.05.2017

Glueck - Tage

The glück.tage (Days of Luck) 2017, 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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Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn © Österreich Werbung Mayer Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn © Österreich Werbung Mayer
Schloss Schönbrunn
25.05.2017 - 26.05.2016

Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn

The Vienna Philharmonic performs its annual Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn, an open- air concert with free admission, in the unique ambience of the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace. Semyon Bychov conducts this year's concert, which attracts up to 100,000 visitors annually to the Palace Park.
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Narzissenfest in Ausseerland © Martin Baumgartner Narzissenfest in Ausseerland © Martin Baumgartner
Ausseerland
25.05.2017 - 29.05.2017

Narzissenfest

Every year the alpine regions of Dachstein, Loser, and Toten Gebirge are transformed into a fragrant sea of wild narcissi.
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International Storytelling Festival © Arnold Morascher International Storytelling Festival © Arnold Morascher
Europe/ Austria
26.05.2017 - 19.06.2017

International Storytelling Festival

In 2017 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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VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts © VIS - Karl Valent VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts © VIS - Karl Valent
Vienna
31.05.2017 - 07.06.2016

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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Festival Inntöne, Diersbach © David Helbock Random Festival Inntöne, Diersbach © David Helbock Random
Diersbach
02.06.2017 - 05.06.2017

Festival Inntöne

The INNtöne festival, held in the Innviertel village of Diersbach, draws thousands of jazz fans each year.
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Sommerspiele Melk, Kulisse bei Nacht © Helmut Lackinger Sommerspiele Melk, Kulisse bei Nacht © Helmut Lackinger
Wachauarena Melk
06.06.2017 - 15.08.2017

Sommerspiele Melk

Founded in 1961 the Sommerspiele in Melk is a theater festival full of tradition and has the longest playing period in Lower Austria.
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Wörthersee Classic © Österreich Werbung Diejun Wörthersee Classic © Österreich Werbung Diejun
Klagenfurt
07.06.2017 - 11.06.2017

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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Long Night of Churches, Austria © Lisa Bor Long Night of Churches, Austria © Lisa Bor
Austria
09.06.2017 - 10.06.2017

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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Chorfestival Feuer & Stimme, St. Michael im Lungau © Österreich Werbung Wiesenhofer Chorfestival Feuer & Stimme, St. Michael im Lungau © Österreich Werbung Wiesenhofer
St. Michael im Lungau
09.06.2017 - 12.06.2017

Chorfestival Feuer & Stimme

2017 will see the 12th edition of this international choir festival in St. Michael im Lungau, in Salzburg province.
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St. Florian Monastery, Upper Austria © OEW Porzika St. Florian Monastery, Upper Austria © OEW Porzika
Various locations in Upper Austria
10.06.2017 - 30.07.2017

OÖ monastery concerts

The OÖ monastery concerts will open on the 10th and 11th July 2017 with a performance by the Bruckner Orchestra Linz in St Florian. You can also look forward to artistic director Rico Gulda's new programme.
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Nova Rock Festival © Nova Music Nova Rock Festival © Nova Music
Nickelsdorf, Pannonia Fields
14.06.2017 - 18.06.2017

Nova Rock

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Nova Rock Festival © Nova Music Nova Rock Festival © Nova Music
Nickelsdorf, Pannonia Fields
14.06.2017 - 17.06.2017

Nova Rock

Over four days top international rockbands, such as Green Day, Blink 182 and System of a Down, will be heating up the scene for fans at Austria's most  'rocking' festival in Nickelsdorf.
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Jubiläumsausstellung Erzherzog Ferdiand II. © KHM-Museumsverband Jubiläumsausstellung Erzherzog Ferdiand II. © KHM-Museumsverband
Ambras Castle, Innsbruck
15.06.2017 - 08.10.2017

Ferdinand II Jubilee Exhibition

450 years ago, Grand Duke Ferdinand II (1529-1595) took office in Innsbruck. Ambras Castle in Innsbruck is holding a big exhibition in his honour. 
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10. Montafon Alpine Trophy © Montafon Tourismus Patrick Säly 10. Montafon Alpine Trophy © Montafon Tourismus Patrick Säly
Montafon
16.06.2017 - 18.06.2017

Montafon Alpine Trophy

At the Montafon Alpine Trophy, which features 70 junior teams from 9 countries, you can be impressed by the ability of the football stars of tomorrow.
 
view Danube © Österreich Werbung - Popp Hackner view Danube © Österreich Werbung - Popp Hackner
Danube
17.06.2017 - 25.06.2016

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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Golf-Festival Kitzbühel © Kitzbühel Tourismus Golf-Festival Kitzbühel © Kitzbühel Tourismus
different golf courses around...
18.06.2017 - 26.06.2017

Golf Festival Kitzbühel

During the 5 days of that festival you will not only get to golf but you will also be treated with a fine cuisine by five award winning chefs.
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Dance- Summer Innsbruck, Tyrol © Tanzsommer - Beethoven! The Next Level II Dance- Summer Innsbruck, Tyrol © Tanzsommer - Beethoven! The Next Level II
Innsbruck
20.06.2017 - 15.07.2017

Tanzsommer Innsbruck

The 23nd 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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Liszt Festival Raiding © Günther Pint Liszt Festival Raiding © Günther Pint
Burgenland
21.06.2017 - 26.06.2017

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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Donauinselfest Wien © SPÖ Wien Markus Sibrawa Donauinselfest Wien © SPÖ Wien Markus Sibrawa
Donauinsel - Vienna
23.06.2017 - 26.06.2017

Donauinselfest

For the 34th time in a row the Donauinselfestival is entertaining thousands of visitors with concerts, comedy, sport, culinary,... .
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Fête Impèriale, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Lammerhuber Fête Impèriale, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Lammerhuber
Spanish Riding School
23.06.2017 - 24.06.2017

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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Jazz Fest Vienna © Jazz Fest Wien Archive Jazz Fest Vienna © Jazz Fest Wien Archive
Vienna
26.06.2017 - 11.07.2017

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 Stockerau, Lower Austria © Festspiele Stockerau Stephan Muss Festival Stockerau, Lower Austria © Festspiele Stockerau Stephan Muss
Stockerau
27.06.2017 - 06.08.2017

Festspiele Stockerau

Each summer the Stockerau Festival offers a diverse programme of theatre and concerts. The 2017 season will feature Johann  Nepomuk Nestroy' "Lumpazi Vagabundus". The performance venue is the festival stage of the Baroque parish church.
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Tiroler Volksschauspiele Telfs © Günther Egger Tiroler Volksschauspiele Telfs © Günther Egger
Telfs
01.07.2017 - 01.09.2017

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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Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden © Oberösterreich Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden © Oberösterreich
Gmunden
01.07.2017 - 01.09.2017

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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Glatt & Verkehrt © Sascha Osaka Glatt & Verkehrt © Sascha Osaka
Krems
01.07.2017 - 31.07.2017

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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15. Montafon Arlberg Marathon © Montafon Tourismus Stefan Kothner 15. Montafon Arlberg Marathon © Montafon Tourismus Stefan Kothner
Montafon
01.07.2017

Montafon Arlberg Marathon

This popular event has long been viewed as a classic in the diary of many marathon runners. For the 15th time on 1st July 2017 running enthusiasts will be tackling the demanding and scenically unqiue route in Arlberg.
 
Film Festival Rathausplatz, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Lammerhuber Film Festival Rathausplatz, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Lammerhuber
Rathausplatz
01.07.2017 - 04.09.2017

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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Gletschermarathon in Pitztal © Tourismusverband Pitztal Gletschermarathon in Pitztal © Tourismusverband Pitztal
Pitztal und Imst
02.07.2017 - 03.07.2017

Gletschermarathon Pitztal

The glacier marathon is taking place for the 12th time this year. Participants covering an altitude of  1.200 meters.
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Festival Retz © Claudia Prieler Festival Retz © Claudia Prieler
Retz
06.07.2017 - 24.07.2017

Festival Retz

In 2017 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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Tirolean Festival Erl © Eröffnung Sommerfestspiele Erl Tirolean Festival Erl © Eröffnung Sommerfestspiele Erl
Erl
06.07.2017 - 31.07.2017

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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Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival © Österreich Werbung H. Wiesenhofer Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival © Österreich Werbung H. Wiesenhofer
Burgenland
06.07.2017 - 16.07.2017

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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20. SiIvretta Classic Rallye Montafon & 8. Silvretta E-Auto Rallye Montafon © Montafon Tourismus Motor Presse Stuttgart 20. SiIvretta Classic Rallye Montafon & 8. Silvretta E-Auto Rallye Montafon © Montafon Tourismus Motor Presse Stuttgart
Montafon
06.07.2017 - 09.07.2017

20th Silvretta Classic Rallye Montafon

Car meet on the Montafon Alpine roads. From 6th July once again over 150 vintage cars will set off on the Silvretta Classic Rallye Montafon.
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Seefestspiele Mörbisch © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner Seefestspiele Mörbisch © Österreich Werbung Popp Hackner
Mörbisch
07.07.2017 - 20.08.2017

Seefestspiele Mörbisch

"The Bird Seller" (Der Vogelhändler) is a three-act operetta that is ucoming back to the Mörbisch festival stage after 20 years.
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Wellenklänge, Lunz am See © Herbert Moebius Wellenklänge, Lunz am See © Herbert Moebius
Lunz am See
07.07.2017 - 30.07.2017

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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Poolbar Festival 2016 © Matthias Rhomberg Poolbar Festival 2016 © Matthias Rhomberg
Feldkirch
07.07.2017 - 20.08.2017

Poolbar Festival 2017

The "poolbar//festival 2017" 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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Schrammel Klang Festival © Karl Satzinger Schrammel Klang Festival © Karl Satzinger
Litschau
07.07.2017 - 10.07.2017

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
08.07.2017 - 05.08.2017

Klosterneuburg Opera

The "operklosterneuburg" is an open- air event and takes place, weater permitting, in the Kaiserhof of Klosterneuburg Monastery. This year's opera is going to be "Le Comte Ory".
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Mid Europe, Schladming © Ticketmaster 2015 Mid Europe, Schladming © Ticketmaster 2015
Schladming
11.07.2017 - 17.07.2017

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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Oper im Steinbruch, St. Margarethen © Andreas Tischler Oper im Steinbruch, St. Margarethen © Andreas Tischler
St. Margarethen
12.07.2017 - 20.08.2017

Opera in the Quarry

In 2017 the "Opera in the Quarry" will present Giuseppe Verdi's famous "Rigoletto" on the Ruffini stage for the first time.
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Oper im Steinbruch Flyer © Oper im Steinbruch Oper im Steinbruch Flyer © Oper im Steinbruch
Steinbruch St. Margarethen
12.07.2017 - 19.08.2017

Opera in Steinbruch

In the 2017 season, the Steinbruch St. Margarethen Opera has one of Giuseppe Verdi's most popular operas scheduled. "Rigoletto" celebrates its premiere on 12th July on one of the most impressive open-air stages in Europe.
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Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Hohenems
13.07.2017 - 17.07.2017

Schubertiade

The Schubertiade is widely considered the world's foremost Schubert festival, and the 2017 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
13.07.2017 - 14.08.2017

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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Wachauer Radtage © Artur Nowak Wachauer Radtage © Artur Nowak
Mautern an der Donau
15.07.2017 - 17.07.2017

Wachauer Radtage

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Picnic Concerts, Esterhàzy Palace © Österreich Werbung Pigneter Picnic Concerts, Esterhàzy Palace © Österreich Werbung Pigneter
Esterhàzy Palace
15.07.2017 - 17.07.2017

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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Klassik am Dom, Linz © Österreich Werbung Peter Burgstaller Klassik am Dom, Linz © Österreich Werbung Peter Burgstaller
Linz
16.07.2017 - 20.07.2017

Klassik am Dom

Internationally acclaimed artists can be experienced in Linz, including the percussionist Martin Grubinger, Best of Haindling & Carmina Burana and bass-baritone Erwin Schrott.
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Großglockner Berglauf © Gleiss Großglockner Berglauf © Gleiss
Heiligenblut
16.07.2017 - 17.07.2017

Großglockner Berglauf

In 2017 it is the 16th time the Großglockner mountain run takes place. There is the possibility to do a mountain run, a bike challange or a duathlon.
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Innsbruck Festival of Early Music © Österreich Werbung Trumler Innsbruck Festival of Early Music © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Innsbruck
18.07.2017 - 28.08.2017

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 Bregenz
19.07.2017 - 21.08.2017

Bregenz Festival

Bregenz’s lake stage will again this year be the venue for Georges Bizet’s operatic masterpiece “Carmen”.
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Pflasterspektakel, Linz © Zoefotografie Circo Pitanga Pflasterspektakel, Linz © Zoefotografie Circo Pitanga
Linz
20.07.2017 - 23.07.2017

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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International Street Art Festival Linz © Linz Tourismus International Street Art Festival Linz © Linz Tourismus
Linz
20.07.2017 - 22.07.2017

Pflasterspektakel

As one of the biggest street art festivals in Europe, Pflasterspektakel offers up a first-class programme of object- and improv theatre, comedy and juggling, clown acts and pantomime, tightrope walking, fire acrobatics, artistry and music of all sorts.
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Art Bodensee © Messe Dornbirn Sarah Schmid Art Bodensee © Messe Dornbirn Sarah Schmid
Bodensee
21.07.2017 - 24.07.2017

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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Salzburg Festival © Österreich Werbung Bartl Salzburg Festival © Österreich Werbung Bartl
Salzburg
21.07.2017 - 31.08.2017

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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Trumer Triathlon © G-Sport Trumer Triathlon © G-Sport
Obertrum am See
21.07.2017 - 23.07.2017

Trumer Triathlon - Powered by A1

This triathlon event for the whole family takes place for the 8th time. There's a suitable event for all, with middle distance, sprint distance and a fun triathlon as well as a kid's triathlon.
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Musikfestival Steyr im Schloss Lamberg © Musikfestival Steyr, Markovsky Musikfestival Steyr im Schloss Lamberg © Musikfestival Steyr, Markovsky
Steyr
27.07.2017 - 12.08.2017

Steyr Music Festival

The highlight of this year's Steyr Musical Festival is the musical "West Side Story" by Leonard Bernstein.
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FIVB Beach Volleyball WM © Mike Ranz FIVB Beach Volleyball WM © Mike Ranz
Donauinsel - Vienna
28.07.2017 - 07.08.2017

Swatch Major Series - Beach Volleyball Grand Slam

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La Strada, Graz © Luis and Pedro Sartori Do Vale La Strada, Graz © Luis and Pedro Sartori Do Vale
Graz
28.07.2017 - 06.08.2017

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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La Strada in Graz © Fiestacultura / Melchor Jordan La Strada in Graz © Fiestacultura / Melchor Jordan
Graz
28.07.2017 - 06.08.2017

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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World Bodypainting Festival © Bertrand Orsal-Einat Dan World Bodypainting Festival © Bertrand Orsal-Einat Dan
Pörtschach am Wörthersee
28.07.2017 - 31.07.2017

World Bodypainting Festival

For 20 years the best bodypainting artists from 50 nations worldwide have been gathering in Carinthia to compete against each other. 
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Montafon Mountainbike Marathon © Sportograf Montafon Mountainbike Marathon © Sportograf
Montafon
28.07.2017 - 29.07.2017

M3 Mountainbike Marathon

130 kilometres, an altitude difference of 4,500 m, spectacular descents and ascents: the upcoming M³ Montafon Mountainbike Marathon will push even hardened bikers to their limits on 29th July. For novices who don't want to push themselves as hard, there are shorter distances to choose from.
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Generali Open Kitzbühel © www.GEPA-pictures.com Generali Open Kitzbühel © www.GEPA-pictures.com
Kitzbühel
29.07.2017 - 06.08.2017

Generali Open Kitzbühel

Tennis tournaments in Kitzbühl go back to 1904 when the first one was hosted.
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Outreach, Schwaz, Tyrol © 1993 - 2015 by Outreach Outreach, Schwaz, Tyrol © 1993 - 2015 by Outreach
Schwaz
03.08.2017 - 06.08.2017

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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Montafoner Resonanzen © Montafon Tourismus Stefan Kothner Montafoner Resonanzen © Montafon Tourismus Stefan Kothner
Montafon
03.08.2017 - 09.09.2017

Montafoner Resonanzen

"Montafon Resonanzen" offers up a multi-faceted and diverse programme of events. From 3rd August culture vultures can expect a first-class mixture of baroque sounds, chamber music, Jazz, traditional folk music, crossover and organ music.
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Allegro Vivo © Dieter Schewig Allegro Vivo © Dieter Schewig
Waldviertel
04.08.2017 - 18.09.2017

Allegro Vivo

In 2017 "Allegro Vivo" celebrates its 39th season.  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
10.08.2017 - 13.08.2017

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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International Jazzfestival Saalfelden © 37. Jazzfest Saalfelden International Jazzfestival Saalfelden © 37. Jazzfest Saalfelden
Saalfelden
24.08.2017 - 28.08.2017

International Jazz Festival Saalfelden

The top- flight jazz festival in Saalfelden- Leogang returns in 2017with a range of musical offerings from contemporary jazz to experimental sound installations, and featuring a host of prominent international artists.
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Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Schwarzenberg
25.08.2017 - 01.09.2017

Schubertiade

The Schubertiade is widely considered the world's foremost Schubert festival, and the 2017 edition will again bring stellar artists to Schwarzenberg.
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Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon © Gerhard Pliessnig Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon © Gerhard Pliessnig
Bregenz - Lech
26.08.2017 - 27.08.2017

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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Starnacht in der Wachau © ipmedia/krivograd Starnacht in der Wachau © ipmedia/krivograd
Rossatz, Wachau
01.09.2017 - 02.09.2017

Starnacht aus der Wachau

This year the Star Night Wachau welcomes Vanessa Mai. 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
01.09.2017 - 04.09.2017

Austria Triathlon

Already for the 21th time the triathlon in Podersdorf will take place. The racecourses have not changed a lot in the last years.
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Genussmeile im Wienerwald © Wienerwald Tourismus GmH, Landl Genussmeile im Wienerwald © Wienerwald Tourismus GmH, Landl
Thermenregion Wienerwald
02.09.2017 - 11.09.2017

Genussmeile

Between 2 and 3 and 9 and 10 September 2017, 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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European Bike Week © Kärnten Werbung, Horst European Bike Week © Kärnten Werbung, Horst
Faaker See
05.09.2017 - 11.09.2017

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
07.09.2017 - 12.09.2017

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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Festival Musica Sacra © Festival Musica Sacra Festival Musica Sacra © Festival Musica Sacra
Lower Austria
10.09.2017 - 23.10.2017

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
16.09.2017 - 14.10.2017

Bruckner Festival Linz

This traditional music event pays homage to the famous Upper Austrian composer Anton Bruckner.
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Wachaumarathon © vision05 Alex Felten 2013 Wachaumarathon © vision05 Alex Felten 2013
Wachau
17.09.2017 - 18.09.2017

20th International WACHAUmarathon

The WACHAUmarathon running route is enjoyed and appreciated by thousands of hobby runners due to its flat topography.
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Viennacontemporary © Viennacontemporary Viennacontemporary © Viennacontemporary
Marx Halle Vienna
21.09.2017 - 25.09.2017

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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Event - Glatt & Verkehrt herbstzeitlos © Sascha Osaka Event - Glatt & Verkehrt herbstzeitlos © Sascha Osaka
Lower Austria
28.09.2017 - 02.10.2017

Glatt & Verkehrt herbstzeitlos

Since 2014 world music can be heard even after the Glatt & Verkehrt Festival: In the "HerbstZeitlos" series.
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Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung Trumler
Hohenems
05.10.2017 - 09.10.2017

Schubertiade

The Schubertiade is widely considered the world's foremost Schubert festival, and the 2017 edition will again bring stellar artists to Hohenems.
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Long Night of Museums © Hans Leitner Long Night of Museums © Hans Leitner
Austria
07.10.2017 - 08.10.2017

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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Internationales WTA-Damen-Tennisturnier © cityfoto.at / Dr. Roland Pelzl Internationales WTA-Damen-Tennisturnier © cityfoto.at / Dr. Roland Pelzl
Tips Arena Linz
07.10.2017 - 16.10.2017

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
08.10.2017 - 09.10.2017

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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Liszt Festival Raiding, Burgenland © Franz Liszt Popart Liszt Festival Raiding, Burgenland © Franz Liszt Popart
Burgenland
18.10.2017 - 23.10.2017

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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Viennale © Viennale Robert Newald Viennale © Viennale Robert Newald
Vienna
19.10.2017 - 02.11.2017

Viennale

Film festival with international films, celebrity guests, and audiences. An annual crowd- puller that in 2017 celebrates its 55th season.
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Wien Modern, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Viennaslide Wien Modern, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Viennaslide
Vienna
31.10.2017 - 02.12.2017

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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Winter im MQ, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Popp G. Winter im MQ, Vienna © Österreich Werbung Popp G.
MuseumsQuartier Vienna
01.11.2017 - 24.12.2017

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
01.11.2017 - 01.12.2017

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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Voice Mania 2016 - International A Capella Festival, Vienna © Ronald Talasz Voice Mania 2016 - International A Capella Festival, Vienna © Ronald Talasz
Vienna
03.11.2017 - 04.12.2017

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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Feldkirch © Stadt Feldkirch Feldkirch © Stadt Feldkirch
Feldkirch
10.11.2017 - 13.11.2017

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
16.11.2017 - 20.11.2017

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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Dolomitenlauf © Felgenhauer Dolomitenlauf © Felgenhauer
Lienz and Obertilliach
18.01.2018 - 21.01.2018

Dolomitenlauf

One of Austria's most famous cross-country skiing events! Top international athletes compete against eachother in a number of different events, including the famous Dolomite sprint, classic and traditional races, whilst covering distances of 60 and 25km. 
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Lange Nacht der Forschung © bmwfw & bmvit Lange Nacht der Forschung © bmwfw & bmvit
different locations in Austria
13.04.2018 - 14.04.2018

Long Night of Research

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