Page 4 - European Calendar of Events and Festivals 2014
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Austria continued.......
A fascination visit, trick fountains just one feature of this amazing park.
www.hellbrunn.at/en
MOMENTS OF WONDER SPARKLING SHOPPING EXPERIENCES
6112 Wattens, Austria, Tel. +43 (0)5224 51080 www.swarovski.com/kristallwelten
Open daily from 9.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. Last entry 5.30 p.m. Closed from October 6, 2014 until end of April 2015.
23- 24 Aug 18 - 31 Aug
25 – 15 Aug 27 - 03 Aug
AUGUST
01 – 09 08 – 09 28 - 31
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, www.bregenzerfestspiele.com/en/ Salzburg : Festival one of the cultural highlights
of the year - held since 1920 with the Vienna Philharmonic, musicians and ensembles. www. salzburgerfestspiele.at 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.at
Graz : La Strada International Festival for Puppet and Street Theatre www.graztourismus.at Klagenfurt :Old Town Magic Festival Magicians, stilt walkers, jugglers, live bands
Lake Wörthersee: Pink Lake Festival , an international get-together for gays, lesbians and everyone in between.
SEPTEMBER
04 -14
06
10 – 14 26 - 19 Oct
OCTOBER
12 22 – 26
NOV – DEC
Belgium
Eisenstadt: 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. at
Linz: 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 www.brahmsmuseum.at 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. graztourismus.at Throughout Austria - Christmas Markets - see for full details see www.christmas-markets.org
Every SaturdayBruges - t Zand Market, one of the
APRIL
18 - 09 May
25 – 27 27
MAY
01 - 17 03 - 04 04 –30
15 - 18 23 - 25 28 – 01June
largest 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.be
Antwerp : 10 Mile Marathon
Brussels : Belgium Gay Pride: With walks through Brussels, music and festivities www.blgp.be Parade on 17th May Liege : International Jazz Festival: prestigious annual gathering of the greats of jazz www. jazzaliege.be
Brussels : Queen Elizabeth Music Competition for violinists, pianists, composers and vocalists. The 2014 edition will be devoted to the violin A www. cmireb.be
Antwerp: Taste of Antwerp The country’s largest and leading food festival www.antwerpenproeft.be Brussels : 20th Jazz Marathon: With 400 artists at 125 free concerts www.jazzmarathon.be
Namur : Festival of the Fairground Arts - comedians, magicians, dream and illusion merchants take you along in search of emotions and pleasure! Fascinating!
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