Founded in 1741, the Burgtheater always had a strong link between language and national identity, but today it stages an international ensemble of artists. Just like the Volkstheater, Vienna’s stages are opening up to Europe and beyond.
Since the days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hungarian musicians have adored Vienna’s art scene. The tradition of displaying their talents in Vienna continues to this day.
The university's move from Budapest to Vienna last year meant not only re-establishing itself in a new host city, but also moving hundreds of Budapest-based staff here. Three Hungarian faculty members tell us what it has been like to be “replanted” to Vienna.
The story of a man who extends boundaries, in more than one way.
Everything in Vienna is connected to Hungary – or written record in the Salzburg diocese of 881 so Hungarians would have you believe. The first mentions “Wenia” falling to Hungarian nomads. Here is a short walking tour of the city’s Hungarian landmarks.
Home is where the Herz is
Vienna has been the closest and most accessible heaven on earth for Hungarians for centuries.