Tickets on sale for 4th Science Ball

Large demand due to late semester break – Past balls all sold out

13939401_657418807745243_7957485962354048390_nVienna (OTS) – Starting Monday, November 13, 2017, tickets for the 4th Vienna Science Ball will be available in the web shop. As the previous events were sold out early, the chair of the organizing committee Oliver Lehmann expects for this year’s ball an even greater demand, also as the semester break this year starts one week later. Tickets can be booked at www.wissenschaftsball.at/shop/ Continue reading Tickets on sale for 4th Science Ball

“Dancing with the Stars” at Sci Ball Vienna!

Ever dreamt of opening a ball as a “Dancing Star”? To the sounds of the famous polonaise? In the ballroom of the town hall? Imagine sweeping over the dancing floor as one of the first couples, while all the other guests impatiently wait, ready to swing their stiletto heels and patent-leather shoes? This dream can come true for you at the Vienna Ball of Sciences, if you are familiar with Viennese waltz. Continue reading “Dancing with the Stars” at Sci Ball Vienna!

The ball poster 2018!

May the curtain rise for the ballposter 2018! The artwork was made by the Canadian-Austrian illustrator Lilly Panholzer. With this poster we continue our tradition to interpret the classic ballposter as our contribution to the beginning of the carneval season. Ballroom classics like “Fly me to the moon” spring to mind. The poster will pop up in the coming days around town. Evidence pictures are welcome. Do have fun.

“Fly me to the moon / Let me play among the stars / Let me see what spring is like / On a, Jupiter and Mars / In other words, hold my hand In other words, baby, kiss me // Fill my heart with song / And let me sing for ever more / You are all I long for / All I worship and adore / In other words, please be true / In other words, I love you // Fill my heart with song / Let me sing for ever more / You are all I long for / All I worship and adore / In other words, please be true / In other words, in other words / I love you”

Illustrating a ball: Lilly Panholzer

Lilly Panholzer is a digital illustrator. She describes her style as contemporary and nostalgic, influenced by vintage mid-century art using minimal, curvy shapes and a limited colour palette. Her vibrant and lively editorial illustration has caught international attention and is sought by diverse newspapers, magazines, and industry globally. Her portfolio ranges from collaborations with editorial companies to visual artwork design for articles and reports to packaging illustrations for consumer brands, as well as the art direction of personal projects. Continue reading Illustrating a ball: Lilly Panholzer

Giulia Enders

“According to Albert Einstein, the highest form of research is the game. So a good question is: What is dance then? This and other things you can think about, while gliding fancy dressed and tipsy in the Viennese ballroom. I also heard the food should be great and the audience cosmopolitan – how elegant!”

Giulia Enders studied medicine and wrote a bestseller. Her book “Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ” was the best-selling hardcover non-fiction book in Germany in 2014 with over one million copies. Now she is writing her doctoral thesis in Gastroenterology at the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main. Giulia is the winner of the 2017 Heinz Oberhummer Award for Science Communication 2017 which she will receive on November 25, 2017, in Vienna.   
 
Photo: Jill Enders