MP accuses Austrian government of Madoff cover up An Austrian MP has filed a series of Parliamentary questions to make public allegations that senior banking officials and others in the Alpine Republic had actively worked with Bernie Madoff to create his global Pyramid scheme.
Concert of funeral songs at the Zentralfriedhof
The Viennese cemeteries and funeral services are presenting the seventh edition of the "Nachklang" open-air concert in front of the Lueger Church at the Zentralfriedhof cemetery today (Thursday).
Schönbrunn Summer Nights Concert in bad weather
The tenth Summer Nights Concert at Schönbrunn celebrated the composers Wagner and Verdi. Lorin Maazel conducted the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, even though the weather was not summerlike at all.
City of Vienna wants to find solution for Life Ball problem
Life Ball organiser Gery Keszler criticised the constraints of the authorities, after experiencing problems at the entrance of Life Ball last Saturday. The city of Vienna has now reacted upon the criticism and wants to find a solution together with Mr Keszler.
New York Skyline at Vienna Airport
Travellers can now enjoy the skyline of New York City even before the start of their trip from Airport Vienna. 165 monitors in the check-in area show the Big Apple on a screen, which is 15 metres x 9 metres.
Preliminary net proceeds of Life Ball 2013
The net proceeds of the 21st Life Ball were revealed in the restaurant "Aux Gazelles" in Vienna. The Red Ribbon Celebration Concert at Burgtheater, the AIDS Solidarity Gala in Hofburg and the Life Ball in the city hall achieved net proceeds of 2,430,000 Euros, which will go to national and international AIDS projects.
Life Ball might move away from City Hall
Life Ball organiser Gery Keszler criticised the constraints of the authorities, after experiencing problems at the entrance of Life Ball last Saturday. He is reconsidering whether Life Ball in the city hall is still possible.
Nova Rock Festival 2013 in June
The Nova Rock Festival will take place in three weeks in Nickelsdorf, Burgenland. 150,000 visitors are expected. Organisers and authorities have worked on an extensive traffic and safety concept.
Amy Macdonald will perform at Donauinselfest
The programme of this year’s 30th Donauinselfest has been fixed. Musicians such as Amy Macdonald, Christina Stürmer, Wolfgang Ambros, Naked Lunch and Edlseer will perform at the free festival from 21 t o 23 June.