Entertainment Vienna

Wiener Festwochen

The Wiener Festwochen; an extravaganza of music, drama and dance  will be held from 11 May to 17 June this year.

This Vienna Festival is a cultural festival taking place every year for five or six weeks in May and June. The Wiener Festwochen was established in 1951, when Vienna was still occupied by the four Allies. Each year the festival attracts about 180,000 visitors.

The opening of the Wiener Festwochen is an open-air event with free admission held in the square in front of Vienna’s City Hall. This year’s edition presents 39 productions with participants from 20 countries. Many artists are invited for the first time.


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