City Hall

Anyone who thinks that letters had to write out”, which is wrong. Because the cloud post office is one of the busiest places in the City Hall Park from here Christmas greetings can be sent into all the world. The letter for friends and relatives get also a personal touch, because the personalized Christmas stamp 2010 (nominal 55 cents, retail price 1.50) is available here, as well as the three special postmark to the Viennese advent magic. Open has the cloud post office every day from 13 November to 23 December (Monday to Thursday: 3 pm to 7 pm, Friday: 10 to 13 h and 15 to 20 pm, Saturday: 10 to 20: 00 and Sunday: 10 to 19: 00). The last Christmas card can be abandoned even on December 24th from 10 am until 5 pm.

Christmas sounds can be heard from the first weekend in advent in the halls of the City Hall. The popular choir concerts with choirs from all over the world offer a wide range of classic and popular Christmas carols and gospel songs. Comings and goings is possible at any time free of charge. The concerts take place from Friday, 26 November, Friday to Sunday from 15: 30 to 19: 00, on the 24th of December until 16:30. Also from the first weekend in advent the Tower brass will provide daily by 20-20:30 under the big tree right in front of the unique backdrop of City Hall for Christmas.

Economic factor and promotional value of the Viennese advent magic has become over the years an important engine for the local economy. Some 30,000 jobs in the hotel industry and gastronomy are secured by this major event in the run-up to Christmas and several hundred workers are involved in the Assembly and disassembly and operation of the Viennese advent spell. Sculptors, academic painters, WorkshopbetreuerInnen, PuppenspielerInnen, entertainers, carpenters, TischlerInnen, business, DekorateurInnen, painters and AnstreicherInnen, cleaning, stewarding and auxiliary staff are here in the Usage because everything must be well prepared and supervised.