Leopold Mozart would have admired the marketing skills of the persistent young men in ratty wigs and fraying red waistcoats who prowl Stephansplatz, Vienna 's central square. Just as the elder Mozart aggressively promoted the talents of his son Wolfgang .
Queen Elizabeth II is due to notch up another first — a sapphire jubilee — when she marks the 65th anniversary of her accession to the throne next month. Having left domestic ancestors for dust, the Queen is closing in on her remaining top.
Nationally popular pork-beef specimens like red hots, Vienna sausages, Coneys and weenies wouldn't have a chance. But the question became moot as I researched the contenders, and it quickly became clear that only all-beef franks could be invited to.
While Vienna's chamber of commerce and senior political figures welcomed the decision, environmental group Global 2000 warned that "the unrestrained growth of air traffic is not compatible with the goal of averting a climate catastrophe". A key travel.
The big event in Germany this year is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The Reformation began in 1517 when Martin Luther, a priest and professor of theology, wrote and published his 95 theses, questioning the corrupt ways of the.
VIENNA (AP) — Incoming Vienna State Opera director Bogdan Roscic says he has signed conductor Philippe Jordan as the opera house's music director after Roscic takes over in 2020. Roscic, who will replace Dominque Meyer, described Jordan on .
“Parents are sending their kids to establishments that ensure they are in a Muslim setting and learn a few suras (chapters from the Koran),” Aslan, a respected researcher into Islamic education , told AFP. “But they are unaware that they are shutting.
We enjoyed walking around the gardens (we didn't visit the impressive palace itself on this trip ), and the dinner that came with the concert was acceptable. The pickup orchestra (the name has been omitted to protect the guilty) playing music of Mozart.
Rustic castles along the Rhine, charming towns on the Main River, stair-step locks on a 106-mile-long canal, a music concert in Vienna and the imposing Budapest Parliament building on the Danube are among the many highlights of a recent 15-day river.
Vienna is different. That is what Austrians say about their own capital, but it is hard to understand what makes the city so special, until experiencing the wonder of it for yourself. Though Vienna is renowned as a city of tradition with a glorious.