Kultursommer Wien 2021

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Vienna Summer of Culture 2022

This summer is going to be good: Austrian artists perform again, the audience can enjoy culture live again. Each week from Thursday to Sunday, Kultursommer Wien 2022 presents the full range of the cultural landscape. The juxtaposition of the various styles and genres is what gives the festival its special character:

electronic, pop, rock and hip-hop, world, jazz, Austropop, Wienerlied and classical, dance, theater and performance, cabaret, readings, poetry slam, contemporary circus and more, plus a children's and youth program. All of this is accommodated under the umbrella of the Kultursommer.

Prater picnic with the Wiener Symphoniker

Spectacular opening concert of Kultursommer Wien 2022: the Kaiserwiese in the Prater becomes the stage for the first Prater picnic of the Wiener Symphoniker. Under the musical direction of Dirk Kaftan, soprano Nikola Hillebrand and baritone Daniel Schmutzhard pay musical homage to Vienna and the Prater. And the two pop singers Lisa Pac and Allegra Tinnefeld perform their songs together with the Wiener Symphoniker – two of the orchestra's musicians are their fathers. So get the picnic blanket out!

TV broadcast: ORF 2 broadcasts the Prater Picnic live (with a time delay) on July 1, 2022, at 8.15 pm.

Wiener Symphoniker
© Peter Rigaud

45 days – 10 stages – 600 acts

A diverse, high-quality cultural program is food for the heart, mind, and soul. Kultursommer Wien 2022 makes so much possible at its many venues – ten stages as well as the Prater for the opening picnic and City Hall Square, where brass music and choral singing fill the stage live on July 16 and 17 in cooperation with the Film Festival at Vienna's Rathausplatz. The locations invite you to go on a journey of discovery to Vienna's districts.

All stage locations:
• Naschmarkt (6th district)
• Wasserturm Favoriten (10th district)
• Herderpark (11th district)
• Muthsamgasse (14th district)
• Kongresspark (16th district)
• Karl-Marx-Hof (19th district)
• Mortarapark (20th district)
• Mühlschüttelpark (21st district)
• Janis-Joplin-Promenade (22nd district)
• Meischlgasse (23rd district)

Moments of encounter

Vienna is livable, diverse and colorful. The following applies everywhere for Kultursommer Wien: come along, take a seat, relax and enjoy, discover neighborhoods and city oases, meet all kinds of people. Dress code? Flip-flops are also allowed in. Dining? The area around the stages is a consumption-free zone; there is cooperation with the local dining scene in a few places.

Vienna Summer of Culture 2022

July 1 – August 14, 2022
Stage program Th – Su (mornings for children/families; acts from 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm)
10 stages across all of Vienna
Free admission
Full information at: www.kultursommer.wien

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