Film Festival on Rathausplatz

Film festival on Rathausplatz against the backdrop of Vienna City Hall

For more than 25 years the film festival on Rathausplatz, the square in front of Vienna City Hall, has taken place during the summer months. The unique location attracts up to 900,000 visitors each summer to enjoy the special atmosphere, listen to selected musical highlights and indulge in the many international culinary delights.

This year, the City of Vienna invites its residents as well as guests to watch the first-rate musical productions on the large screen against the magnificent backdrop of Vienna City Hall from 29 June to 1 September 2019. The music programme starts at nightfall and includes operas, operettas, classical, pop and jazz concerts as well as musical, ballet and contemporary dance performances.

150 years of the Vienna Opera House - the programme of the film festival on Rathausplatz focuses on this special anniversary and shows many big productions from the Vienna State Opera.

The childrenís opera festival forms a vital part of the film festivalís programme and was a big success last year. This year, young music lovers from 6 to 14 years are again able to enjoy filmed operas and childrenís music productions for free every Friday at 5pm on a daylight-adapted LED screen in the Rathauspark.

Culinary delights

In addition, the music programme is rounded off with excellent cuisine: 26 top restaurateurs of the city provide the music lovers with an international selection of delicious foods and drinks at numerous stalls from 11 am to 12 midnight.

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