Culture & History

Hand turning the pages of a calender

Intercultural calendar

Important holidays of the largest religious and ethnic groups and traditional holidays in Vienna. more

Prater at night; illuminated giant ferries wheel next illuminated entrance

Winds of change in the Prater

Vienna's Prater amusement park will be celebrating its 250th anniversary next year, so it has already started to under­go a major revamp. The high­light of the season will be the commissioning of the world's most advanced wind tunnel. more

Two women blowing smoke in each others face, their bodies mostly hidden behind big green leaves

Asian photographic art

At the moment photographers Ren Hang and Rinko Kawauchi are currently adorning the walls of two exhibition centres in Vienna. Both exhibitions explore the magic and beauty of nature and life. more

Vienna State Opera

150th anniversary of the Ringstrasse

Vienna’s Ring boulevard, the Ring­strasse, is one of the greatest examples of 19th century urban development. The Ring was formally in­augurated by Emperor Francis Joseph I. on 1 May 1865. more

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