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Film festival visitors looking at a screen with the Vienna City Hall in the back

Film Festival on Rathausplatz

The 26th Film Festival in front of Vienna City Hall is held from 14 July to 4 September this year. With about 860,000 visitors, it has become the biggest cultural and culinary festival in Europe. more


Graphic rendering of Müllnertempel synagogue

Viennese Synagogues: A Memory

19.5. until 17.11. | Museum Judenplatz

The destroyed synagogues of Vienna that were erased from the cityscape by the Nazis have now been reconstructed with the aid of modern computer animation. more

Open-air cinemas until 16.9.
Brewing culture weeks until 31.8.
Cash, Cans & Candy - Street Art Festival 11.6. until 10.9.
Robert La Roche until 25.9.
Summer in the MuseumsQuartier until 30.9.
Jim Dine. I never look away until 2.10.
Beton until 16.10.
Tip of the Hat! A Social History of the Covered Head until 30.10.
The Emperor's Gold until 5.6.2017
Tables with food and sights of Vienna

Vienna table trip

Produced by the renowned Austrian film maker Virgil Widrich for an international audience, the short film "Vienna table trip" presents Vienna in an artistic way in all its facets – as a smart city with the best quality of life, a cultural jewel and hotspot of innovation and business. more

U4 in an underground railway station

Part of U4 closed

The line will be closed until 4 September between Schönbrunn and the terminal station at Hütteldorf for a complete refurbishment of the underground tracks and track base. more

Cafe sourrounded by meadows and trees, on the edge of the Old Danube

Lidos and outdoor swimming

As temperatures soar in the summer months, city dwellers flock to the water for refreshment. The Viennese are spoilt for choice, with about 50 public swimming pools and plenty of other bathing areas. more

refugee children playing with soap bubbles

Help for refugees

The City of Vienna, several NGOs and "Helfer Wiens" have set up a platform for everyone who wants to help. more