Wiener Festwochen 2022

13 May

Wiener Festwochen 2022

In front of the atmospheric backdrop of the Vienna Town Hall, the “Wiener Festwochen” are celebrating their comeback after a forced break of 2 years.

37 Productions from 5 Continents

The “Wiener Festwochen” under the Belgian cultural manager Christophe Slagmuylder´s intendancy is the cultural festival of the city. After the corona-related break, the opening, under the motto “Last Night on Earth”, will again take place in front of an audience on Rathausplatz. Concept and staging came from the Austrian director David Schalko, the DJ duo Kruder & Dorfmeister will share the sound design of the evening with the band Bilderbuch, the experimental singer Sofia Jernberg and the rapper Yung Hurn, among others.

From May 13th to June 18th, 2022, the Wiener Festwochen will show theatre, opera and dance productions from all over the world. Performances, music theatre, drama, dance and a club culture section will enrich the festival. The detailed program of the “Wiener Festwochen” can be found under Festwochen program.

The ceremonial opening of the “Wiener Festwochen” on May 13th from 9:20 p.m. on the Rathausplatz in Vienna has already become a tradition. The live broadcast can also be seen on ORF2 and 3sat! Admission is free.

  • When: from May 13th to June 18th 2022
  • Where: Vienna Town Hall Squarez & different other Venues
  • Website: “Wiener Festwochen”

From Hotel Zipser it is only a short walk to the Viennese Town Hall Square. In just a few minutes you are on the spot to experience and enjoy the Live opening of the “Wiener Festwochen”.

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