Beach feeling in the midst of Vienna! Sand in the city is one of the places to be in summer in Vienna. The location, which serves as an ice-skating rink during winter, is turned into a large beach as soon as the first rays of warm sunlight start showing in spring. There are several food stands offering food from all over the world, cocktails are ice-cold and yummy, chairs and sunbeds are inviting and there are even two beach volleyball courts. This year they also built a children’s playground to entertain even the youngest of visitors.
Admission is free of charge. Sand in the city is open daily from 2pm to midnight. You can reach it by tube U4 Stadtpark, exit Johannesgasse.
Address: Lothringerstr.22, 1030 Vienna
source photo: http://www.sandinthecity.at/neu/en/gallery ((c) Schiffl)
ImPulsTanz, is an international dance festival that takes place every year in Vienna! It was founded in 1984 and originally served the purpose of attending several workshops of modern dance. A project that started with 6 teachers and few students became one of the most successful dance-festivals worldwide with thousands of professional dancers, choreographers and teachers taking part.
Summer in Vienna is just as exciting as going on holidays. There are numerous events taking place that can make every summer day a very special one. Vienna’s open air cinemas are part of them. There are lots of locations that show films outdoors, choose whether you prefer to sit on the roof of the main library, in front of Rathaus or close to the Danube. Here is a list of Vienna’s open air cinemas and links to the films they show (many of them are shown in the original version with subtitles=OmU). Enjoy your warm days outdoors!!
On the 22nd of July 2011 – beware! – Bon Jovi live in Ernst Happel Stadion-Vienna! Once more Bon Jovi is going to rock the stadion of Vienna with one of his legendary concerts and shows.
…in Vienna’s public transport network
Since some of the buses cruising Vienna, will soon have to be replaced, Vienna’s public transport company Wiener Linien is looking for new, environmentally friendly and sustainable, replacements. In the next couple of weeks several models of electric buses will be tested in the city centre. Buses number 3A and 2A are currently new electro buses operated by battery, made by the Italian company Rampini. The buses fit up to 44 passangers.
The Donauinselfest – Danube Island Festival- is the largest open air festival in Europe. It provides 7 areas with different styles of music. The so-called “islands” host: alternative, Indie, Hip Hop (FM4), Rock (ATV), Electro (PULS 4), Culture, Cabarett and international music (Ö1), German speaking folk music (Wr. Städtische), country and western (Donau Versicherung); and of course pop music (Ö3). The 28th Danube Island Festival will take place from Friday, 24th of June to Sunday 26th of June.
Experience the green future from June 24th to 26th at Heldenplatz in Vienna’s city centre. This year will be the first time that the GREEN EXPO will take place. It shows how we can live our lives in a happier and a more sustainable and conscious way.
From today, June 3rd till Sunday, June 5th 2011 the Danube-Canal-Festival will take place. It is one of the many outdoor festivities in June, which focus on arts, culture and music
From Spittelau (U4, U6) to Franzensbrücke there will be many locations hosting this years programme.
The following locations are part of the festival:
Badeschiff, but there are many more!
Tonight you can watch THE most important football match: AUSTRIA-GERMANY qualification for the European Championship. But there will also be concerts by bands such as ” A life, a song, a cigarette” and Violetta Parisini. If the whole event gets too hot, you can cool down at the Pool Party at Badeschiff!
Boutiquehotel Stadthalle wishes you a beautiful weekend!!
On the 2nd of June 2011 the open air Summer Night Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will take place at the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace. The concert is at free admission and you can enjoy a fabulous event at a beautiful and unique ambience. This year it will be conducted by Valery Gergiev, the Artistic Director of the Mariinski Theater in St. Petersburg. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra wants to show everybody the beauty of classical music with this concert.
Date: 2nd of June 2011, 9pm
Place: Schloss Schönbrunn, Schlosspark, U4 stop: Schönbrunn
The city festival Vienna will take place for the 28th time this weekend. From May 27th to May 29th there will be all sorts of events, programmes and shows all over town. “Experience the city” is this year’s theme.