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5th Popfest at Karlsplatz

July 24. – July 27.2014 For the fifth time the Popfest at Krlsplatz is given over to the Austrian pop scene. The entry is free ! (4., Karlsplatz, www.popfest.at)

Vienna Pride & Rainbow Parade

June 11. – June 15. 2014 “Vienna Pride

June 14. 2014 “Rainbow Parade “

… those events are popular highlights of the gay and lesbian scene in Vienna. The “Pride Village” at Rathausplatz offers a mix of culture, shows, dining, information and parties. At the Rainbow Parade more than 100.000 visitors parade arround the Ringstrasse to set a sign of tolerance and equality (www.viennapride.at, www.regnebogenparade.at)

Musical JUNE: 31. edition Danube Island Festival – Vienna Festival

June 27. – June 29.2014 – Many musical top acts for free, Europa`s largest open air area and three million visitors: For three days Vienna`s popular recreational area turns into the place to be when the 31st Danube Island Festival is on. ( www.donauinselfest.at )

May 10. – June 15.2014 – For five weeks the Vienna Fetival presents 37 stage productions from 32 countries, exhibitions, video installations, films, talks by artists and 22 festival concerts. The new artistic director of the festival is Markus Hinterhäuser. (various venues, www.festwochen.at)

 

Exhibition: “The Metropolis Experiment – Vienna and the 1873 World Exhibition”

May 11. – September 28.2014 – Centre of the exhibition at the Wien Museum is the 1873 World Exhibition on the grounds of Vienna`s Prater area. Another spotlight is the construction of Vienna`s Ringstrasse boulevard which changed the city strongly. 2015 Vienna celebrates the 150th anniversary of the famous Ringstrasse. (Wien Museum, 4., Karlsplatz, www.ringstrasse2015.info)

 

Vienna Genussfestival

May 9. – May 11. 2014 – Every year Vienna`s oldest public park – the Stadtpark – turns into a place of epicurean delights for a whole weekend. At the Genussfestival one can try and buy specialities from Austria. (1., Stadpark, www.genuss-festival.at)

Open airs for free

Summer Nights`Concert – May 29. 2014

The Vienna Philharmonic invites to its traditional Summer Nights`Concert at the beautiful park of Schönbrunn Palace, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach. (13., Schönbrunner Palace, www. sommernachtskonzert.at)

Opening Ceremony Wiener Festwochen – May 9. – June 11. 2014

The opening ceremony and start of the festival will be celebrated at Rathausplatz together with many international artists. (1., Rathausplatz, www.festwochen.at)

Exhibition: “10 years Sisi-Museum – Silk-Lace-Ermine”

April 24. – December 24. 2014 The exhibition takes place inside two rooms of the Imperial Apartments. Visitors can take a look into the imperial closet of Empress Elisabeth, for the first time two dresses, a cape, a bathrobe, an ensemble made of ermine, with goods and different accessoires will be shown. (1., Hofburg, www.hofburg-wien.at)

Exhibition series: “100 Years Since World War I”

From now on till the start of 2015. The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Numerous Viennese institutions will host exhibitions on different perspectives to remind the devastating consequences of the War and the years 1914 to 1918. (Current: Wienbibliothek at City Hall, Vienna City and Country Archieve, Orangery, MUSA, Jewisch Museum Vienna, Austrian National Library; All exhibitions: www.vienna.info)

Exhibition: “Fabergè” The Tsar`s Juweller

February – May 2014 The exhibition entitled “Fabergè” in the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna offers unique insight into the fascinating world of Russian jewellery art. About 150 valuables from the Kremlin Museum in Moscow can be seen for the first time in Austria. (Kunsthistorisches Museum, 1., Maria-Theresien-Platz, www.khm.at)