Dragon gets a tail

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The most famous of Klagenfurt’s statues the Lindworm has finally been repaired after the tail of the dragon figure was in danger of falling off. The famous dragon statue has become the unofficial symbol of the city and is frequently featured on tourism literature both locally and for Austria as well. The statue was built […]

Jackson Fans Get Memorial To Hero

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Culture

A statue to Michael Jackson has gone on display in the middle of a tiny Austrian town so that fans can have a tribute to their hero. Councillors in Mistelbach in a wine growing region north of the Austrian capital Vienna approved the request by two local women for the 30 foot statue which will […]

Michal Jackson memorial gets green light

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A statue to Michael Jackson is being put up in the middle of a tiny Austrian town by fans that live there as a tribute to their hero. Councillors in Mistelbach in a wine growing region north of the Austrian capital Vienna have officially approved the request for the statue which will go in the […]

Strauss statute returns renovated

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Culture

One of Vienna‚Äôs top tourist attractions has been unveiled after a five-month restoration phase. The larger than life-sized statue of famed waltz composer Johann Strauss jun. had to be renovated. City officials explained that especially its socket was in need of extensive restoration. They initially claimed costs would range around 360,000 Euros. Reports from today […]