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Rathausplatz at dawn

The Eurovision Village

In the week leading up to the ESC finals in Vienna, Rat­haus­platz - the square in front of Vienna City Hall - will be turned into the Euro­vision Village from 18 to 23 May 2015. more


actress in a dress on a stage

Vienna Festival

14.5. until 21.6. | various venues

At the core of the programme are 39 productions featuring contributors from 20 countries and comprising 22 guest performances, seven Festwochen productions and ten co-productions. more

Destination Vienna 2015 until 31.5.
36th Austrian brass music festival 6.6.
Lee Miller until 16.8.
The Myth of Galicia until 30.8.
Ludwig Goes Pop until 13.9.
Summer at the Museumsquartier until 27.9.
The world of taxidermy and preparation until 4.10.
Ringstrasse. A Jewish Boulevard until 4.10.
Mobility at the Technical Museum until 31.12.
traffic light: women who hold hands, a heart as symbol between them

New traffic lights inspire

The new pedestrian traffic light symbols, showing straight, gay and lesbian couples, will stay permanently in selected parts of Vienna. more

Memorial "raising the bar"

Memorial as metaphorical straitjacket

Until early 2016 a memorial on Naschmarkt recalls the homosexual and transgender victims of Nazism. The walk-in metal construction is the fourth temporary memorial that the city of Vienna has had erected. more

Two members of the service team on a plattform

New passenger service teams

Wiener Linien has launched a test run for its new mobile service team. Since mid-April, 40 service staff have been directly at the service of passengers through­out Vienna’s public transport net­work. more

Two young women sitting at a desk poring over a draft

Vienna Smartness

The website is designed to provide all those interested with information around the smart city theme, to publicize events, and to act as a platform for companies, associations and campaigns. more