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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Fachingsdienstag in Vienna, Pancake day in London

Dienstag is Tuesday
Fasching is the equivalent to carneval!
Fasching is Fastnacht in Germany
Fasching is celebrated mainly in catholic areas

End of Fasching is tomorrow, called Aschermittwoch, Asd Wednesday.

And that Wednesday will be in the week of 7 sundays before Easter - always.
Therefore Faschingsdienstag is never before the 4th of February and never later than the 10th March

Here in Vienna we celebrate that day with the traditional Faschingskrapfen,  some people will be costumed the whole day and some will just drink a lot of bubbly wine! It's the heyday of the carneval time!


Friday, February 17, 2012

The Philharmonics

 to listen 
to The Philharmonics!

Once you listen to them, you can't get enough!
The 7-boys-group are a spin-off of the Wiener Philharmoniker, 
one of the most prestigious and definitely the best orchestra of the world!

Classic combined with jazz and soul!

Enjoy them!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Vienna Opera Ball - 10.43

The official opening was successful!
Let's waltz through the night!

Vienna Opera Ball 2012 - 7.45pm

Red Carpet is laid out - few celeb spotters find their way
still some time to wait!
5.200 guests are expected!

Sunday, February 12, 2012

The dream of iceskating

After more than 2 weeks with crisp cold average temps -10C in vienna, you can imagine how wonderful ice skating on a lake will be.

The "sea" of Vienna, the Neusiedlersee, 60km away from vienna, is a stunning place to wrap up in winter, take out your skates and explore the sheer endless sea.

If you prefer to stay in Vienna city and do not want to miss out for iceskating you have an even more stunning alternative

Ice skating between the heritage buildings of our former emperors is a unique experience.
And the topping of the ice (!!!) is that the rink is not a squared or oval one, as almost every ice rink in the world, BUT you have little narrow alleys whilst skating through a wonderful park.

Watch this to get a glimpse of that unique experience! AND hurry up, as it closes in a couple of days, on the 4 of March!!!!
Opening times: 9am to 10pm - 6€ - no time slots - skate as long as you're feet are not frozen !!!!