So here it is: The ball video including interviews and all highlights in just under 4 minutes. Enjoy and theank you for coming!
Red Carpet 2023
At the beginning of the evening, the Red Carpet was the meeting place for members of the the Honorary Committee and other stakeholders, whose support and advocacy is vital for the realisiation of the Science Ball. Thank you very much!
Ball photos, part 2
Pictures or it didn’t happen! So here is the #SciBall23 slide show by our photographers Franz Reiterer and Roland Ferrigato. Enjoy!
Ball photos, part 1
A first batch of pix from last Saturday is online now, ready for (payable) download. More pix to follow asap. Stay tuned!
Under the sign of the pea
Mayor Michael Ludwig and City Councillor for Science Veronica Kaup-Hasler presented the program for the ball on January 28, 2023 at a press conference on January 17 at the town hall.
Vienna (OTS) – “Intellectual pleasure, that’s what the Science Ball at Vienna City Hall stands for. And thus it fits perfectly into the tradition of this city as a leading European metropolis of research and innovation, as well as a city of the classic form of entertainment ball,” explained Mayor Michael Ludwig on the occasion of the program presentation. On January 28, the 8th Vienna Ball of Science will take place again after a two-year break. Continue reading Under the sign of the pea
The memory of the city as a resource for the future
“Especially in times when science and its methods are subject to systematic attacks, a new self/understanding and self-awareness of libraries as knowledge institutions is needed. Continue reading The memory of the city as a resource for the future
“The epitome of the human”
When Ethel Merhaut talks about music, you can feel her passion. At #SciBall23, Ethel will be performing the midnight extravaganza together with the Divertimento Viennese ball orchestra. Continue reading Ethel Merhaut
Ode to Joy
Undoubtedly, an emotional highlight of the midnight extravaganza: Europe’s anthem, the “Ode to Joy” from Ludwig van Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, as a sing-along modeled on the Last Night of the Proms. Here are the lyrics. Do give it a try! Continue reading Ode to Joy
The wrinkle-free photo box
It is a particular favorite at the Science Ball: the wrinkle-free photo box creates graceful silhouettes reminiscent of 18th-century silhouettes – depicting the faces of ball guests free of all worry lines and signs of exertion on the dance floor. The symbols are borrowed from science. Proceeds from the free-will donations will go to the MORE Refugee Initiative of the University Conference uniko.
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How do you set genetics in motion? Students of the Academy of Fine Arts project their ideas onto the walls of the ball disco. Continue reading Mendel’s disco