Language Institute launches free Filipino Language Class

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Education

Nagsasalita ka ba ng tagalog? – Do you speak Tagalog? About 9.000 people in Vienna would immediately reply “Yes!” as the city of Vienna counts 8.972 inhabitants with Filipino migrant background and another 3.566 inhabitants with Filipino citizenship. Eton Institute Vienna http://www.etoninstitute.com/at/ therefore takes the opportunity to throw the spotlight on the city’s Filipino Community […]

Dan Byron and Sergiu Mitrofan play at CapaTosta in Vienna on 9 & 10 August

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Culture

byron Acoustic Duo: Dan Byron and Sergiu Mitrofan play at CapaTosta in Vienna on 9 & 10 August Friday, August 9, and Saturday, August 10, the acoustic duo consisting of Dan Byron (vocals, flute, guitar) and Sergiu Mitrofan (keyboards, guitar, vocals) from the band byron will play live at CapaTosta Soul & Pizza in Vienna, […]

Vienna Jazz Fest kicks off today

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Culture

Vienna’s Jazz Fest starts today with Bobby McFerrin, best known for his song “Don’t worry, be happy”. The three week festival will take place at various locations and feature artists such as Paolo Conte at the Stadthalle on June, 24 and Bryan Ferry in the Staatsoper from July. Soul legends Charles Bradley and Bobby Womack […]

Jazz Fest Vienna brings the stars to the city

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Culture

A string of international superstars and some of the most celebrated young artists of the world of pop, blues and jazz are set to rock the Austrian capital this summer. The Jazz Fest Vienna is the perfect pick for music enthusiasts looking for first class performances in some of the city’s best venues such as […]

Leder & Schuh turnover rises

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Business

Graz-based shoe company Leder & Schuh International AG (Leder & Schuh) has managed a 10 per cent turnover increase.The firm – which runs Humanic, Jello and other chains – said yesterday (Thurs) it achieved a turnover of 542.8 million Euros last year, up from 496.3 million Euros in 2009.Leder & Schuh has a market share […]

Silgan might snatch Vogel & Noot

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Business

A leading American metal and plastic containers manufacturer has revealed it is close to completing the acquisition of an Austrian rival.US media report today (Thurs) Silgan Holdings Inc. (Silgan) is ready to take over Vogel & Noot Holding AG (Vogel & Noot) for 253 million Euros.Vogel & Noot, which is based in Wartberg in Styria’s […]

James Blunt 2011 gigs announced

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Culture

James Blunt will return to Austria for two concerts next year.Britishrock.cc announced today (Mon) that the English singer-songwriter will perform in Vienna’s Stadthalle on 16 March before coming to Innsbruck for a concert at the Olympiahalle on 22 March.The former NATO soldier had a global hit with “You’re Beautiful” in 2005. The song, from his […]

Hurts to bewitch Austria in 2011

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Culture

Synthpop superstars Hurts will come to Austria next year.Britishrock.cc reports today (Fri) that the celebrated duo were set to perform at the Arena concert hall in the capital Vienna on 15 March.Hurts, consisting of Theo Hutchcraft and Adam Anderson, were formed only last year.The Manchester-based band’s debut studio album “Happiness”, which came out earlier this […]

Goodall to visit Schönbrunn Zoo

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Lifestyle

British primatologist Jane Goodall will visit Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo on Friday, it has been announced.Zoo officials said today (Tues) that the world-famous scientist and chimpanzee expert will speak about respectful co-existence between humans and animals.They added Goodall, 76, would also meet local students to talk about her “Roots & Shoots” programme which focused on topics […]