Tuesday, 30 November 2021
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Vienna's new university campus

Vienna's University of Economics and Business (Wirtschafts Universität Wein or WU) will officially open in its new campus on 4 October. The new site, known as Campus WU, is in the Prater distr...
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Vienna transport schedule

Wiener Linien, Vienna's public transport authority, is expanding its services in the autumn. Buses and underground trains will run more frequently during weekdays in off-peak hours. The new frequencie...
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Danube Island Festival marks 30 years

The Danube Island Festival celebrates 30 years on 20-23 June with 600 events and 2,000 musicians and entertainers. It is one of Europe’s largest free open-air music festivals and attracts about...
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Vienna launches mobile hospice care for kids

Vienna has launched a mobile service to look after severely ill children in their homes. There about 800 young people in the Vienna area with life-threatening illnesses, about 120 of whom die each...
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Vienna Pride in Vienna in June

Vienna Pride comes to Vienna again on 11-16 June.  The Pride village on Heldenplatz near the Ringstrasse boulevard will be the usual mix of culture, entertainment, food and information. The Ra...
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Coffee House Conversations in Vienna

Viennese Coffee House Conversations, which start in March, are a new way for locals and tourists to get together and understand the city better. The meetings will be held in two typical Viennese co...
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Vienna’s airport opens Check-in 1

Check-in 1 is set to open at Vienna’s Schwechat international airport mid-January. Work to remodernise the terminal has taken about six months. New check-in desks have been installed and the...
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Albertina museum's anniversary

Vienna’s Albertina museum will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its re-opening with a series of special events in 2013. In March there will be an exhibition of Dutch prints from the museum&rsqu...
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Vienna's naked men

Vienna is getting all excited about naked men since a larger-than-life statue of a naked man was unveiled outside the city’s Leopold Museum in early October as part of an exhibition called nude...
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Vienna’s luxury Guest House

A new luxury hotel, but along the lines of a guesthouse, will make its debut in Vienna in autumn 2013. The concept behind it is to make clients feel as though they are at home or in their own apartmen...
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Nokia moves from Vienna

Nokia, the Finnish telecommunications company, has announced that it is moving its central European headquarters from Vienna to Budapest. At present the Vienna office controls operations in Switzer...
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Vienna extends resident parking zones

Residents’ parking is to be extended in Vienna to the 12th (Meidling), 14th (Penzing), 15th (Rudolfsheim and Fünfhaus), 16th and 17th (Hernals) districts in October. Residents in the 14t...
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Vienna fashion week

Fashion week in Vienna runs from 12-16 September. About 80 designers take part in the event which is located in the city’s Museumquartier. The fashion week is now in its fourth year and was drew...
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Austrian Airlines to invest in quality

Austrian Airlines has announced plans to remodel ten of its long-haul planes to give passengers a better quality service. Business class is to be equipped with beds, more comfortable seating arrang...
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Vienna's summer music

Vienna is screening classical and pop concerts in the Rathausplatz until 2 September. There will be 47 free events, including productions of the Vienna State Opera and some ballet galas. The vas...
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Vienna reserves on-street parking for residents

Special on-street parking areas for cars of residents are now available in the Vienna centre-city districts of Mariahilf, Neubau and Josefstadt. The special parking bays are reserved both for resid...
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Vienna’s Lipizzaner mares and foals on show

Six Lipizzaner mares and their foals are on show at the famous Viennese Spanish Riding School from 3-29 July. During this period the school usually takes a summer break while the stallions are away fo...
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Summer concerts in Eisenstadt

The privately-owned Schloss park in Eisenstadt, just south of Vienna, is open for concerts and picnics during the summer. For four weekends in July and August there will be themed events such as Vi...
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Viennese street changes name

Vienna city council has approved plans to rename a street in Vienna named after a mayor who inspired Hitler’s anti-semitism. Karl Lueger Ring will become Universitaetring in the autumn when t...
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Vienna celebrates Gustav Klimt

Vienna has dedicated 2012 to Gustav Klimt, the Austrian Symbolist painter whose 150th anniversary of birth was on 6 February. To celebrate the life and work of the artist who spent most of his life in...


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