Emre Günes

Emre Günes is Viennese born and raised with Turkish roots. After finishing his international school he got a knack for writing in English and studied Journalism at the University of Westminster in London. He previously interned at a couple of import/export companies as a teen and then even at the Radio Station of the Austrian National Broadcaster (ORF) until completing his military service in 2018. He is now an intern and writes for Metropole while studying his masters for English Linguistics.

New Perspectives

It’s easy to be a film buff in Vienna: With not one but two film museums and numerous cinemas specializing in original-language fare, offbeat, independent movies are readily available. At no time is that more apparent than during the Viennale, Austria’s biggest film festival: Each fall, about 300 features, documentaries and shorts by international and […]
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Someone’s Gotta Do It

Bins full of sorted junk, sewage, waste - and all that trash...For all cities, garbage is a fact of life that must be managed - but for Vienna, waste also provides good jobs, clean energy and oddly en...

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The Liberals Ask for Bigger Prisons  

NEOS party head urges new prisons to be built because of overcrowded jail cells.

City-Wide Parking Permits Possible in Vienna

Talks are under way to unify the current district parking permits across all Vienna.

The Vienna Majors Volleyball Tournament Returns to the Donauinsel

Some of the best players in the world to compete for $600,000 in prize money.

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