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This was written by the Metropole editorial Team. Sometimes its an expat, sometimes a native, most of the time the lines are blurred, and sometimes we're sharing someone else's content, but we always say so. Oh yeah, and buy our magazine! Thanks.
Pioneers Festival

Pioneers Festival 2016 Live

This year's 5th Anniversary Edition of the Pioneers Festival is taking place at the Hofburg on the 24 & 25 of May.Featuring 5 stages with over 100 hours of hand-crafted content, 500 startups, and...

Chancellor Faymann Steps Down

Saying that he had "lost the support" of the party, Austrian Chancellor and SPÖ leader Werner Faymann officially stepped down today. While his successor has not yet been designated,  Viennese Mayor Michael Häupl will take over...

U.K. Expats Urged to Register to Vote by May 16

If you are a British expat living abroad, this is the last week to register to vote if you plan to vote by postal ballot in the June 23rd “Brexit” referendum.  European Movement U.K. has...
Wiener Festwochen

Wiener Festwochen: Music Highlights

Throughout its 65 year history, this festival has consistently presented the year’s most innovative offering of music, drama, performance, and dialogue – not only showcasing our fair city to global visitors, but bringing the...

On Music: Winner Takes All

Austrian band contests and the next generation in pursuit of the big stageby Benjamin Kubaczek & Cynthia Peck “Competitions are for horses, not artists,” quipped Hungarian composer Béla Bartók. Perhaps. But the world thinks otherwise,...

On Stage: Wiener Festwochen – Welcoming a World of Drama

The Wiener Festwochen bring the bleeding edge in theaterby Michael Bernstein & Dardis McNamee Vienna is a city of theaters – there are 104 active stages for drama, music theater and cabaret currently listed on...

The Last Word: The Honorable Alexa Wesner

The U.S. Ambassador to Austria, Alexa Wesner has been supporting the Austrian startup community since she took office in 2013. Her commitment stems from her own experience as a serial entrepreneur. We asked her...

Letters to the Editor – May

We’ve been getting great feedback from our readers over social media. Thanks very much for your thoughts, ideas and insights! Check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!To the Editor,Bravo Metropole for presenting both...

On Music: Eurovision 2016

This year’s Europop fiesta has the The Good, The Bad, The Bizarre… and The AustraliansBest known as the launch pad of ABBA, the European Broadcasting Union’s annual song contest has been described as an...
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