Hotspot for culture lovers: Hardly any other European metropolis has as many cultural offerings as Salzburg.
Numerous museums and galleries show a broad artistic spectrum, some in outstanding architecture.
Music is at home in Salzburg anyway, from July 15 to August 31, 2022, for example, with the Salzburg Festival.
And drama, ballet and musical theater are not only to be found in the Salzburg Landestheater.
Salzburg is a hotspot for culture lovers.
From 22 October, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg is showing the first comprehensive solo exhibition by African photographer Samuel Fosso. Fosso knows how to document gender-crossing roles and clichés in self-portraits that are of personal and political significance and playfully cross attributions of gender, ethnic origin and social class. [Read more]
The exhibition “Generation of Everybody” is on show at the Zwergelgarten Gallery until 18 August. Theme: Interpretation of the stage plays “Everybody” and “Everybody Dies”, including ink drawings by Erika Landertinger. The audio exhibition accompaniment calls the room the red light district of the overall exhibition. Indeed: with her style, the artist interprets the theme in her very own way. [Read more]
From 13 to 16 October 2022, the Jazz&TheCity jazz festival will transform Salzburg’s old town into an interactive “playground” and will delight friends of contemporary art, jazz music and performance art. For four days, Salzburg will become an international jazz metropolis at around 20 venues – mostly within the walls of the old town. [Read more]
From mid-July onwards, the Salzburg Festival will start a cultural fireworks display in all cultural areas of the city on the Salzach. Queer Short Film Festival, Gallery Weekend, Queer City Tour: the city pulsates and shows its many facets. And at the end of August, Pride Week Salzburg begins, the city of Mozart under the sign of the rainbow. [Read more]
Filth and trash are terms for so-called gutter literature, which was widespread from the beginning of the 20th century and in which crimes and vices were published. These booklets were usually traded under the counter. The Museum der Moderne Salzburg is showing examples by Oskar Kokoschka and Käthe Kollwitz, among others, until 4 September. [Read more]
“Love is the only superstar” is the motto of an exhibition in the sculpture garden and gallery house of the Mario Mauroner Gallery. One of 22 galleries that will make the broad artistic diversity of Salzburg’s gallery scene visible at the Gallery Weekend Salzburg from 27 to 30 July. Free artwalks bring you closer to the participating artists and galleries. [Read more]
“Willkommen, welcome, bienvenue” sang Liza Minelli in the 1972 film musical “Cabaret”. At the end of the 1920s, a very liberal attitude to life prevailed in Berlin. Until the Nazis came to power. The musical “Cabaret”, based on the novel “Good-bye to Berlin” by Christopher Isherwood, was written in 1966 and can be seen at the Salzburg Landestheater from 13 May. [Read more]
From 8 to 18 April, the Salzburg Easter Festival takes to the “stage of the world”, as Salzburg self-confidently sees itself. Orchestra and chamber concerts, the Choir Concert, the Concert for Salzburg and the awarding of the Herbert von Karajan Prize are the highlights of this festival format founded by Herbert von Karajan. [Read more]
Reginaldo Oliveira, head of ballet at the Salzburg Landestheater, will be telling the story of Einar Wegner alias Lili Elbe, a pioneer of the transgender movement. The theme of this ballet is when body feeling and outward appearance cannot be reconciled and what possibilities we take away from ourselves through classical role patterns. [Read more]
In Denmark, almost all Corona restrictions have been lifted today (27.01.). The vaccination rate is very high, the incidence is also high and the situation in the hospitals is relaxed. And in this country? Events are cancelled in rows and we are waiting for a return to normal life. The Danes have it pretty good. [Read more]
A special queer event is coming up in Salzburg from 21 to 23 April 2022. Photographer Elfriede Pöttgen has portrayed 50 protagonists for the visibility of the rainbow in the photo campaign “ICH” (I) and will exhibit the result in a vernissage on 21 April. On 22.04. there will be a Queer Party from 7 p.m. with music and atmosphere by DJane Petra Pan. And on 23 April there will be a get-together of Austrian drag queens at “Crime and Dine”. [Read more]
We have just recovered from the extremely successful Salzburg Pride 2021, and autumn is here! Salzburg is also worth a visit in the coming weeks. Jazz festival, tango ballet, winter festival are just three of many events that make the darker season more pleasant. And from 18 November it’s gingerbread and speculoos olé. [Read more]
Singer songwriter Phil Luis from St. Johann im Pongau will present his new single “Alles Anders” at CSD Salzburg 2021. He wants to encourage people to break with classic prejudices and show tolerance towards human diversity and non-judgemental acceptance of different lifestyles. [Read more]