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ice skating ring in front of the City Hall at night

Vienna Ice Dream

Until 8 March 2014, City Hall Square is transformed into a gigantic ice surface, making it a paradise for ice skating fans of all ages. more

Events

Musician Maria Kalaniemi sitting on a blue bench with an accordion next to her

Accordion festival

21.2. until 22.3. | various venues

Accordions take centre stage in Vienna, when the International Accordion Festival is bringing together exponents of the instrument from a wide range of genres in various venues throughout the city. more

Lillian Bassman & Paul Himmel. Two Lives for Photography until 8.3.
Kosher for … Eating and tradition in Judaism until 8.3.
Tricky Women. Animation Film Festival 11.3. until 15.3.
Emperor Charles V Captures Tunis. Documenting a Campaign until 31.3.
Ways to Modernism. Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos, and their impact. until 19.4.
Jasper Johns. Regrets until 26.4.
Smart city development - exhibition until 30.4.
Romane Thana - Places of the Roma and Sinti until 17.5.
Eurovision Song Contest 23.5.
 
Square surrounded by older buildings, a modern building in the middle

Neighbourhood research

An attractively funded neigh­bour­hood research project is seeking possible ways of renewing urban districts with high migrant populations in Vienna, Arnhem, Istanbul and Zurich. more

Train of underground line U2

Vienna Transport Authority on a roll

Vienna recorded a total of 931.2 million pas­sengers traveling by public trans­port in 2014, equivalent to growth of about 3.5 percent com­pared to the previous year. more

Young musicians with several instruments gathered on a makeshift stage in the middle of a loft

Sax-O-Viel Festival

If you have ever wondered what a saxophone festival is like, you can find the answer from 9 to 15 March. The festival is a musically diverse series of thirteen concerts, ranging from classical to con­temporary, and from jazz to electronic. more

magdas Hotel from outside

A hotel with prospects

magdas Hotel has recently opened near the Prater park. Set up by the Caritas charity organisation as Vienna’s first so-called "Social Business Hotel", it will house both refugees and tourists and en­courages people to see Vienna from a dif­ferent perspective. more