Shines in new splendor: renovation of the facade of the Vienna City Hall completed

WIEN. The renovation of the facade of the Ringstrasse building built by Friedrich von Schmidt in 1883 has been completed. The renovation of the natural stone surface – the first in this comprehensive form – began in 2012. It was now completed within the originally estimated time and cost plan, it was assured. As the […]

According to “Krone” report: – Vienna takes first steps against “moral watchdog”

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Art songs and natural sounds: pop avant-gardist Björk in Vienna

She is an exception: the Icelandic singer Björk has been creating sounds for decades that go far beyond the classical attributions of the pop universe. It’s hardly surprising that the musician is characterized as a fairy creature, and not just because of her origins. How appropriate such descriptions are became clear on Tuesday evening in […]

The City of Vienna celebrated the opening of two training centers in Donaustadt and Leopoldstad districts!

VIENNA. The opening of the new Educational Neighborhood center (Bildungsgrätzl) in Augarten was celebrated on 15 September with a picnic attended by approximately 1,000 children and young people from educational institutions. Among the guests were NEOS Party Vienna Parliament Speaker Bettina Emmerling and Vienna Deputy Mayor and City Councilor for Education Christoph Wiederkehr. Entertainment was […]

Vienna Vikings dethroned in ELF after semi-final defeat

The Vienna Vikings have been dethroned in the European League of Football (ELF). The defending champion lost a dramatic semi-final against Stuttgart Surge 33:40 (10:14) in front of a record home crowd of 10,108 fans in the Generali Arena and therefore had to give up Europe’s crown in club football. For head coach Chris Calaycay’s […]

“Schanigärten” in Vienna will now serve all year!

Vienna. During the Corona period, many venues began to serve in the Winterschanigärten (winter garden, winter street terrace). With a new arrangement, the City of Vienna made the use of Schanigärten (pavement garden, street terrace) areas permanent in the winter months. The arrangement was announced today by the City of Vienna and the Vienna Chamber […]

Raid on kebab stands in Vienna after the Salmonella epidemic!

Vienna. Salmonella in cheap meats from Poland recently triggered a wave of infections across Europe, with one person dead and 27 sick in Austria! The wave of infections that affected Europe and led to deadly results revealed the silent danger in the bacteria contained in meat. Upon this, the Vienna administration, which took action quickly, […]

Police immediately arrested: brutal attack and threat to a bakery worker in Vienna

VIENNA. A 54-year-old native Austrian man was asked to leave the oven on a Friday (yesterday) in the Praterstern in Vienna-Leopoldstadt for his rude and abusive behavior. However, the unwelcome customer was offended by this request and returned the next day, grabbed a seat, attacked and threatened the employee with death. The Vienna Police had […]

Summer German courses in Vienna create more equal opportunities

VIENNA. The Viennese summer German courses are aimed specifically at non-degree students from elementary schools, middle schools, the AHS lower level and from polytechnic or specialist schools. Extraordinary are those students who, depending on the result of the MIKA-D (measuring instrument for competence analysis – German) test, are in a German remedial class (in the […]