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Friday, July 20, 2018
plamen dejanoff
Sofia-born artist, Plamen Dejanoff lives and works quite comfortably in ViennaSince 1995, he has exhibited his artwork in galleries, trade fairs and museums around the world, including a solo show at the Belvedere’s 21er Haus in 2015. We asked him what he thinks differentiates the perception of luxury in Vienna with that of other cosmopolitan cities.In my opinion, Vienna...
Wedged between the peaks of the Carpathian Mountains and the rivers Tisza and Danube, Hungary is a land of wide plains, spicy paprika and fiery music.Compiled by Anastasia Gromontova & Benjamin Wolf1. TAKE A BATH IN ONE OF BUDAPEST’S FAMED SPAS2,000 years ago, Roman legionnaires enjoyed the region’s hot springs, building more than 14 baths. The Turks revived this...
Austrian Politics
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Heumarkt
Vienna has traded their skyline to improve the Wiener Eislaufverein and other public spaces in the area. But at what cost?In this proud old city, the prospect of tearing down a familiar landmark for a high gloss commercial development feels a bit like your mother getting a facelift: Must you? Really?On the Heumarkt Project, a new high-rise hotel and luxury apartment complex...
austrian news october 2017
A quick-and-dirty synopsis of last month’s Austrian NewsUber Faces Legal Headwinds in ViennaAs in many other cities, an Uber ride is much cheaper in Vienna than taking a taxi. This is due to a lack of clarity in the legislation surrounding taxis and car rental companies. There is currently no law encompassing car sharing services. However, an October ruling...
leiwand
To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this month’s cheat sheet.LEIWANDadjective. Awesome, cool. excellent. Sometimes emphasized as urleiwand or voi leiwand (totally awesome). Ubiquitous in Viennese slang, its most prominent use is in one of Austria's unofficial national anthems, "Schifoan" ("Skiing"), in which singer...
We’ve been getting great feedback from our readers. Thanks very much for your thoughts, ideas and insights. To the editor,Thank you for the interesting and informative magazine about this great city. I was pleased to read the article on our Grätzl, the Freihausviertel. I am surprised though that there is no mention of the United Nations (and the Vienna International...
building wall trump theatre
The Vienna Theatre Project takes a peek at a dystopian post-Trump world as envisioned by Robert SchenkkanAn African-American woman dressed in a long black coat and a red beret is sitting in a makeshift interrogation room, with a bald man wearing baggy clothes across from her. Illuminated by bright, fluorescent lights, both of them emanate a barely visible yet...
Gerstner Director Oliver Braun
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