Vienna is a city of music and the waltz, a city riddled with history that offers many festivals to the many who come from the whole world to enjoy them. Vienna offers a long list of exhibitions, operas, musicals, balls, musical events, sports events, as well as food festivals. We wil highlight the most visited and the most attractive ones that we think you must visit if you have the chance. The festivals we chose made Vienna famous and have included it into the list of cities where art never dies.
Is there any way in which you can start off your new year better than this- with the sound of classical music lasting around 3 hours magic and the feeling of holiday atmosphere start, along with the Viennese New Year’s concert. This is a tradition that everyone goes back to. A musical spectacle that takes place on January 1st is attentively watched by those in the concert hall, both them and those outside in front of it, along with many people around the world in front of their screens. This is the city of tunes, the waltz, the city of magic that start on the first day in the new year with dedication to one composer.
The Viennese ball- How is it possible to anyone to not come to Vienna and enjoy it all over again? Music and dance are a tradition that has been cherished in this town year in year out. The balls of doctors, of police officers, confectioners and of course the most popular and prestigious one is the one that is held in Wiener Staatsoper- the Vienna State Opera.Royal Austria is the country of balls, and the Viennese ball is held every year in February in the State Opera.
The Christmas Market at Rathaus Square is a winter magic that lasts. Royal Vienna is magical in every part of the year, but it is especially romantic during New Year holidays. Embellished streets, buildings, palaces, churches give the feeling of peace and serenity, good mood and at the same time the feeling of real New Year euphoria. For years, a big popularity among New year holiday lovers goes to New Year fairs.
Many famous movies were filmed in royal Vienna, both the Yugoslav ones and foreign movies. The movie “Third Man”, the movie trilogy “Sissi” were filmed there, and even James Bond came to Vienna for the purposes of making the movie “Mission Impossible”. Directors find this city attractive and inspirational, and movie lovers can see these movies at different places, such as cinema halls, old cinemas, romantic cinemas “under the stars” and the city is famous for its movie festivals, which are held there during the year.