Advent 2017 at Vienna City Hall

International Advent Singing Festival

Muncipal Department 37 - Cultural Affairs (MA 7) is pleased to extend an invitation to the 37th International Advent Singing Festival on the four weekends in advent from 1 to 24 December 2017 at Vienna City Hall. More than 80 choirs and ensembles from Austria and abroad will present a varied programme including traditional as well as modern folk, advent and Christmas songs to contribute to the Christmas spirit.

Group of women singing

Punch and Judy

The Punch and Judy puppet show presented by Wiener Kinderfreunde will make waiting for Christmas easier for all children at the weekends in advent. The fun stories about Kasperl, Xandi, the witch Zwiebelzopf, king Kugelrund and all the other puppets will delight children of all ages.

Punch and Judy puppets

Tower music in Advent

The illuminated Christmas tree in front of Vienna City Hall forms the backdrop for the Austrian tradition of Turmblasen (tower music) in advent from 1 to 23 December 2017. Visitors can enjoy the Christmas music played by brass ensembles from all over Austria.

Brass band playing in front of the Vienna City Hall at night

The programme is subject to change.


Doris Hais, Maria Müllner

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