End of June, the Viennese “Film Festival” will take place for the 28th time at Vienna’s Town Hall Square. On a giant screen and the latest technical sound equipment, high-profile music, opera and dance films will be shown to visitors free of charge.
Films & Seating
From June 30th to September 2nd 2018, the yearly more than 900.000 visitors, locals and abroad can enjoy top productions from classical music, opera, jazz and pop on a 300 m² screen at free admission every year. A top-class program was also put together this year: Leonard Bernstein’s “Young People’s Concerts: Forever Beethoven”, Giacomo Puccini’s opera “La Bohème” or Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9” can be found in the classical section. Jazz & Pop lovers can choose from Nora Jones, Alicia Keys to Falco or the Fantastischen Vier while musical fans enjoy “Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance”.
Especially for children aged 6 to 14 years old every Friday from 05:00pm opera films and music productions for children will be shown on a special LED screen at Town Hall Park, including Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung for children or Cinderella.
In addition to the approximately 5,000 seats, around 300 barrier-free seats for hearing impaired visitors are again available this year. These places are equipped with an induction loop through which the audio signals are transmitted. Wheelchairs can be hired free of charge and every year a lot is done to make the festival as accessible as possible.
In addition to the Evening Film Screenings, a Jazz Brunch will be held every Sunday from 12:00noon to 02:30pm.
From national specialties to international delicacies – around 25 top restaurateurs under the leadership of Do & Co invites the hungry festival visitors from 11:00am to 12:00pm for a varied, culinary expedition. For all dishes – which are freshly prepared on the spot – attention is paid to the regionality and the organic cultivation of the ingredients.
Location & Programm
- Where: June 30th to September 02nd 2018
- Where: Wiener Rathausplatz
- Info: Film Festival Rathausplatz
From the Hotel Zipser it´s just a short distance to the City Hall Square. In just a few minutes walking distance you are on the spot to experience & enjoy the film festival.
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