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KulturCafé

Our digital platform where we host exciting artists and talk to the movers and shakers of the cultural scene.

17.02.2022

19:00

KulturCafé: Ukrainian Saturday School in Vienna

We invite you to enjoy the talk with the representatives of the Ukrainian Saturday School in Vienna - the principal Anna Krachkovska and co-founder of…

Education

Discussions

23.12.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Gourmet: traditional austrian christmas cookies

This christmas will be special with traditional austrian christmas cookies. Together with Emanuel Wernbacher we prepare kokosbusserl and linzer augen.…

Cultural studies

Master classes

11.11.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Gourmet: Martinigansl with Knodel

We start the autumn season of our KulturCafe Gourmet with a special dish. Together with Emanuel Wernbacher we prepare a martin goose with dumplings as…

Cultural studies

Master classes

18.11.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: Khrystyna Nazarkevych about Ilse Aichinger

"Austrian literature after 1945 only began with Ilse Aichinger" (Hans Weigel) For the 100th birthday of the important representative of German-language…

Literature

Discussions

14.10.2021

19:00

KulturCafe: Presentation of the translation of Carolina Schutti’s book

We invite you to the presentation of the ukrainian translation of Carolina Schutti's book "Einmal muss ich über weiches Gras gelaufen sein". The…

Literature

Presentations

23.09.2021

19:00

KulturCafe Gourmet: Wine tasting in Carnuntum

In Austria there are many very different wine regions and a range of different grape varieties and wines. Andreas Wenninger visited the Carnuntum wine…

Cultural studies

Discussions

01.07.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: artist family Brauer

We dedicate the new edition of the KulturCafé to the Austrian artist family Brauer, so our guest is a famous Austrian singer Timna Brauer. Timna Brauer…

Music

Visual Art

Discussions

08.07.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: Austrian Film Week 2021

This time our guests are the director of the Austrian Film Commission Martin Schweighofer and the programme director of the film company Arthouse Traffic…

Festivals

Film

24.06.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Bohdan Tykholoz

We will talk with the director of the Franko House, Bohdan Tykholoz, about Ivan Franko, the Memorial Museum of this outstanding Ukrainian figure and a…

Literature

Museums

Cultural studies

Discussions

03.06.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Gourmet: Fried knodel with egg and a salad with pumpkin seed oil

We continue our favorite show KulturCafe Gourmet and prepare a new dish this Thursday. Together with Emanuel Wernbacher we prepare fried knodel with egg…

Cultural studies

Master classes

27.05.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Natalka Sniadanko

Natalka Sniadanko is a Ukrainian writer, publicist and translator. She spent the last two months in Austria, where she was a guest at the Q21 studio at…

Literature

History

Discussions

20.05.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Special: Sofia Andrukhovych reads Marlen Haushofer

In a special edition of the KulturCafé, Sofia Andrukhovych introduces us to the works of the Austrian writer Marlen Haushofer. Sofia Andrukhovych will…

Literature

Discussions

Readings

13.05.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Svitlana Mykhailiv

This Thursday, the guest of our KulturCafe will be Svitlana Mykhailiv, a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), head of the Ukrainian…

Education

Discussions

Psychotherapie

15.04.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Special: Austrian Love Poetry

The spring is a time of love and poetry, so in the new edition of KulturCafés Special we will hear the love poems of the famous Austrian authors! The actors…

Literature

Lectures

Readings

16.04.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Gourmet: Fiakergulasch with Emanuel Wernbacher

This year we’ve prepared another interesting thing for you: we will introduce you to the culture and traditions of Austria through cooking in the program…

Cultural studies

Master classes

08.04.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: presentation of the publication “Und wieder ein Prolog”

We invite you to the presentation of the bilingual publication “І знову пролог. Und wieder ein Prolog”, which includes translations of Lina Kostenko's…

Literature

Presentations

Discussions

25.03.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: Online-Excursion to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna is one of the most famous art museums in the world. This year it is celebrating its 130th anniversary. Discover…

Museums

Discussions

18.03.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Anna Iarotska

Anna Iarotska is co-founder and CEO of the Viennese startup Robo Wunderkind. The company produces toy robots which teach children from the age of 5 to…

Innovation

Education

Discussions

11.03.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Anastasiia Starko

On this thursday we invite you to talk to Anastasia Starko - an Ukrainian artist and illustrator. Since 2015, Anastasia has been working in the field…

Visual Art

Discussions

18.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Special: Zhadan reads Rilke

In a special edition of our KulturCafé we will not only talk about the life and works of the famous Austrian poet, but also hear Rilke’s poems performed…

11.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with the Vienna Boys Choir

In this edition of the KulturCafé we are visiting the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir. ACF director Ulf Hausbrandt talks to the artistic director Gerald…

Music

Discussions

25.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Alois Woldan

We asked Alois Woldan for a talk at our first KulturCafe in 2021 Alois Woldan is a professor emeritus at the University of Vienna, a Slavist, translator,…

Literature

Discussions

25.12.2020

19:00

KulturCafé.Kinder: winners of the competition for young readers

The winners of our competition for young readers of German poetry under 11 will take part in a special Christmas issue of KulturCafé.Kinder. Tanya Grigorieva…

Literature

Discussions

26.11.2020

19:00

About Paul Celan, Meridian Czernowitz and international literary projects - on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Paul Celan. We talk to the curator…

Literature

Discussions

10.12.2020

19:00

Vanillekipferl made by Andreas Wenninger

Christmas is coming! What would Advent and Christmas mean without any Christmas cookies? The "Vanillekipferl" is well known in whole Central Europe. It…

Cultural studies

Master classes

30.10.2020

19:00

KulturCafé Special with Oksana Zabuzhko

Ingeborg Bachmann is ffor Oksana Zabuzhko one of the authors who laid the foundation for her literary identity. In the special edition of the KulturCafé,…

19.11.2020

19:00

Zero waste and international cooperation: KulturCafe with Iryna Myronova

On the issue of waste management we will talk on Thursday with the environmentalist, the head of the NGO "Zero Waste Lviv" and the deputy head of "Zero…

Discussions

Ecology

05.11.2020

19:00

Teaching German and translation: KulturCafe with Alla Paslavska

We are talking about the development of the German language in Ukraine, teaching and learning at Lviv National University, as well as translation projects…

Literature

Education

Discussions

29.10.2020

19:00

Oksana Lyniv: Conducting the success

The first woman chief conductor of the OperGraz in Austria. The first female conductor at the Bayreuther Festspiele. The founder of the festival LvivMozArt…

Music

Discussions

22.10.2020

19:00

Music and cooperation with Austria: KulturCafe with Bohdan Sehin

This Thursday we will talk about music and international projects of the Lviv National Philharmonic, cultural management and cooperation with Austrian…

Music

Discussions

15.10.2020

19:00

Oleksandra Saienko: cultural bridges between Ukraine and Austria

Oleksandra Saienko is a well-known Ukrainian cultural activist and founder of the UStream festival of Ukrainian culture in Austria. Oleksandra is currently…

Discussions

17.09.2020

19:00

Сhoreographer Maria Shurhal in the KulturCafé!

We talk about contemporary dance, Bauhaus and its ideas in performative art. Maria also tells about her own experiences of studying dance in Austria,…

Dance

Discussions

08.10.2020

19:00

Short films and festivals during the pandemic: KulturCafe with Olga Reiter

Short films in Ukraine and international partnerships will be the main topic of our conversation in the next KulturCafé with the founder of the art formation…

03.09.2020

19:00

Austrian Film Week and film industry during pandemic

We talk about the festival, the development of European and Ukrainian film industry during the pandemic and the company Arthouse Traffic with its program…

Discussions

Film

24.09.2020

19:00

In the footsteps of Austrian authors in western Ukraine: KulturCafe with Petro…

An incredibly interesting and informative conversation with the Ukrainian literary critic, teacher and lecturer from Chernivtsi Petro Rykhlo. We invite…

Literature

Cultural studies

Education

Discussions

Publications

06.08.2020

19:00

Music career in Austria and tours around the world

How to build a successful music career in Austria and travel around the whole world with concerts? Does the world of music offer equal opportunities for…

Music

Concerts

Discussions

23.07.2020

19:00

Contemporary opera in Austria and Ukraine

Our guest is a graduate of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, the composer and musician Illia Razumeiko. He wrote music for an Opera Requiem,…

Music

Discussions

16.07.2020

19:00

Mozarteum and life of musicians

In this issue of the KulturCafé - pianist Kateryna Diadiura! We will talk about studying music at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, life of professional…

Music

Concerts

Discussions

25.06.2020

19:00

Mariana Baltarovych, a teacher of the icon painting school “Radruzh”,…

This time at KulturCafe we are talking about icon painting and the “Artist in Residence” project (Lviv-Salzburg) with Maryana Baltarovych, a teacher of…

Visual Art

Discussions

18.06.2020

19:00

Chernobyl, “Colors of Black” and online-exhibition

The Austrian photographer Peter Lagler is at the KulturCafé! We’ll talk about his photos about Chernobyl, the new project "Colors of Black" and future…

Photography

Exhibitions

Presentations

Discussions

11.06.2020

19:00

The Vice-Rector of the UCU Oleh Turiy at KulturCafé

The Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv has been an important cooperation partner for us Austrians in many areas for many years. It is more than…

Science

History

Education

Discussions

04.06.2020

19:00

Tanya Malyarchuk at the KulturCafé!

With the author Tanya Malyarchuk we talk about writing, literature awards, national identity and the image of Ukraine in Europe! Cherry on top - right…

Literature

Discussions

21.05.2020

19:00

Christian Diemer, team lead of House of Europe

We’ll discuss the EU support for the Ukrainian creative sector and the programme's response to quarantine restrictions. What is more, Christian Diemer…

Cultural studies

Innovation

Discussions

14.05.2020

12:00

Welcome to KulturСafé!

ACF Director Ulf Haubrandt talks about a new online project of the Austrian Cultural Forum Kyiv and the Austrian Cooperation Office in Lviv. From May…

Discussions

Conferences

Master classes