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We have made every effort to ensure the dates and details are accurate,check withe the tourist board web site in case of any changes Evert country is commemorating the First World War with exhibitions and memorial events. Most of the tourist boards have specific listings of all individual events26 27 - 08 July27 - 29JULY02 – 05 Aug04 - 17 Aug14 – 16 23- 24 Aug18 - 31 Aug25 – 15 Aug 27 - 03 AugAUGUST01 – 09 08 – 09 28 - 31Klagenfurt : Iron Man Europes largest Triathlon in the beautiful Carinthia area. Vienna : Jazz Festival One of Europe’s biggest jazz events venues from Town Hall square, nightclubs and the State Opera House World-famous international singers and artist www.viennajazz.orgDanube : Island Festival one of the largest free open air parties in Europe traditional Schrammelmusik to chart toppers performed on 20 stages on the 6.5km festival site www. donauinselfest.atReichenau : Festival A top-ranking theatre, Reichenau has been a traditional summer resort for the Viennese high society since the late 19th century. Feldkirch : Poolbar Festival 6 weeks of pop culture festival held in old indoor pool building. St. Pölten: FM4 Frequency Festival, one of Austria’s largest music festivals. Bregenz : Festival An opera festival with two stages - a traditional opera house (the Festspielhaus) home to rare operas and an open air stage by Lake Seebühne, Salzburg : Festival one of the cultural highlights of the year - held since 1920 with the Vienna Philharmonic, musicians and ensembles. www. Strudengau : Danube Festival 8 private concerts in historic venues along the beautiful banks of the Danube. Villach : Villacher Kirchtag Austria’s largest traditional folk festival is a melting pot of traditions and ancient customs. www.villacherkirchtag.atGraz : La Strada International Festival for Puppet and Street Theatre Klagenfurt :Old Town Magic Festival Magicians, stilt walkers, jugglers, live bandsLake Wörthersee: Pink Lake Festival , an international get-together for gays, lesbians and everyone in between.AustriaAPRIL- 02 Nov1325 - 03 May 25MAY0409 - 15 June27 – 01 June 28 - 01 June 29 – 01 June29 – 01 JuneJUNE05 – 09 14 – 1914 20 - 20 July22 – 12 JulySalzburg : Hellbrunn“trick” fountains and gardens, a mechanical toy theatre, magnificent frescoes in the palace. The glass gazebo was in The Sound of Music song I am 16 going on 17 in Vienna : City Marathon 42km or try the mini- marathon, fun run or junior marathon. www.vienna- marathon.comKrems : Donau Festival An avant-garde pop festival in Austria’s wine country Vienna:Austrian Women’s Run the largest women’s run in continental EuropeSalzburg : Marathon follows two laps from the Residenzplatz past Salzburg’s beautiful palaces and gardens. Also a half marathon, quarter marathon, kids’ race and relay eventsVienna : Festival International arts groups perform, productions, orchestral concerts, recitals and chamber music performances in front of the Town hall www.festwochen.or.atInnsbruck : International Film Festival en Graz : Springfestival Graz’s most unique spots are transformed into venues for electronic music and art Ausseerland : Narcissus Festival commonly called “Poet’s Narcissus”. The colourful pageantry that has come to symbolize the annual FestivalSaalbach Hinterglemm : Biker Mania Thousands of beautiful Harley Davidsons visit the Glemm Valley See demo rides, fashion shows, day trips, helicopter flights, open air parties and, of course, the most beautiful motor-bikes of the worldSalzburg : Whitsun Festival concentrates on Baroque music Graz:Gourmet SpectacleThe chefs will cook, mix, and bake and the guests will taste, drink, dance and enjoy. (various event locations)Vienna : Rainbow Parade/Ringstrasse gay pride guys and girls get together for music, parties as a symbol of solidarity, tolerance and equality. www. regenbogenparade.atGraz : Styriarte a rediscovery of long-lost variations of our musical heritage, and mirrors today’s wealth of exciting approaches to Early Music and music between the Middle Ages and Romanticism. www. graztourismus.atInnsbruck: Summer of Dance International dance performances from classical ballet to various modern dance forms, jazz and modern expressive dance. www.tanzsommer.atSEPTEMBER04 -140610 – 14 26 - 19 OctOCTOBER12 22 – 26NOV – DECBelgiumEisenstadt: International Haydn Days - the Hadyntage (Haydn Days) annually explores the amazing amount of music Haydn composed, from symphonies to chamber works, opera to piano sonatas and masses to concertos.www.haydnfestival. atLinz: Red Bull Dolomitenmann 110 teams, 440 athletes, 3 elements, 60km route and 6700 difference in altitude combined with incalculable winds and rapid white water . - the world’s toughest team relay race. Mürzzuschlag: International Brahms Music Festival Graz : Steirischer Herbst Probably one of the most avant-garde festivals in Austria. It offers great international theatre performances, readings, screenings and parties.Graz : Marathon Graz : The Schlossberg Festival ‘Elevate’ concerts, live-acts and DJ-lines. Lectures discussions, workshops, installations and performances www. Throughout Austria - Christmas Markets - see for full details see SaturdayBruges - t Zand Market, one of theAPRIL18 - 09 May25 – 27largest flea markets in Flanders.Laeken : The Royal Greenhouses: Six acres of neoclassical rotundas, domes and galleries opens to the public, the visit includes the Queen Elizabeth’s workshop and the castle stables. Brussels : Art Brussels Thousands of art experts and art lovers from all over the world visit works representing over 150 international galleries www. artbrussels.beBrussels Ommegang pageant» DISCOVER GRAZ «Austria’s capital of culinary delights.www.visitgraz.comYou can see all editions of the Guide and magazine at European Group Travel Trade Guide_59x86_entdecken.indd	1	01.02.2013	14:01:45European Events

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