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Events all over Ukraine and Austria.



November, 2022

26.11.2022

14:00

Ukrainian writers in wartime. Samson and Nadezhda

Panel discussion with Andrei Kurkov and Andreas Wenninger, Buch Wien festival.

Vienna, Buch Wien, Donau Lounge

Literature

Discussions

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September, 2022

25.09.2022

10:00

Monument Day 2022

The Museum of Mining and Gothic Art Leogang is organizing a varied programme on the topic of preserving cultural heritage during the war.

Museum of Mining and Gothic Art Leogang

Museums

Lectures

Discussions

Free

March, 2022

24.03.2022

19:30

BENEFIT EVENING WITH ANDREJ KURKOW

Tthe Ukrainian writer Andrej Kurkow will read from some of his literary works and have a conversation about the current situation in Ukraine.

Vienna, Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz

Literature

Discussions

Free

February, 2022

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.

Online

Education

Discussions

Free

December, 2021

16.12.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Emilie Flöge

Successful businesswoman, haute couture designer and muse of Gustav Klimt. In the new issue of KulturPortrait we will talk about Emilie Flöge.

Online

Presentations

Discussions

Free

November, 2021

18.11.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: Khrystyna Nazarkevych about Ilse Aichinger

"Austrian literature after 1945 only began with Ilse Aichinger" (Hans Weigel)

Online

Literature

Discussions

October, 2021

21.10.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Elfriede Jelinek

On October 20th, the Austrian writer and feminist Elfriede Jelinek celebrates her 75th birthday! On this occasion, we are dedicating a new edition of KulturPortrait to this author.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

September, 2021

23.09.2021

19:00

KulturCafe Gourmet: Wine tasting in Carnuntum

We invite you to join our director Andreas Wenninger and take part in a wine tasting session.

Online

Cultural studies

Discussions

Free

July, 2021

27.07.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Empress Elisabeth of Austria

This issue of KulturPortrait we dedicate to the Austrian empress Elisabeth (Sisi).

Online

History

Discussions

Free

08.07.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: Austrian Film Week 2021

We dedicate this week’s edition of the KulturCafé to the Austrian Film Week 2021 which celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Online

Discussions

Free

Film

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.

Online

Music

Visual Art

Discussions

Free

June, 2021

29.06.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Ingeborg Bachmann

In the new edition we get to know one of the most important Austrian writers of the 20th century, Ingeborg Bachmann.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

26.06.2021

13:30

Austrian poetry at the Book Arsenal

Austrian poetry can be heard offline at the X Book Arsenal!

Kyiv, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Cinema Hall

Literature

Discussions

Performances

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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 project between ecology and culture this Thursday at 7 p. m.

Online

Literature

Museums

Cultural studies

Discussions

Free

May, 2021

25.05.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Anna Freud

In the new edition of the programme KulturPortrait, which is dedicated to the achievements of prominent Austrian women, we will talk about the psychologist Anna Freud.

Online

Science

Discussions

Free

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.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

13.05.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Svitlana Mykhailiv

The guest of our KulturCafe will be Svitlana Mykhailiv, a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, Doctor of Philosophy and the head of the “Batyry” Habilitation Center in Lviv.

Online

Discussions

Free

Psychotherapie

April, 2021

27.04.2021

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 the invitation of the Austrian Foreign Ministry.

Online

Literature

History

Discussions

Free

27.04.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Romy Schneider

In the third edition of KulturPortrait, dedicated to the contribution of Austrian women to art, we will talk about the legend of world cinema Romy Schneider.

Online

Discussions

Free

08.04.2021

19:00

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

We invite you to the presentation of the bilingual publication of Lina Kostenkos poetry “І знову пролог. Und wieder ein Prolog”.

Online

Literature

Presentations

Discussions

Free

March, 2021

30.03.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Inge Morath

The world-famous reportage photographer Inge Morath was one of the first female members of the legendary Parisian photo agency Magnum. She is known for her vivid travel photographs and portraits of famous artists.

Online

Photography

Discussions

Free

25.03.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: Online-Excursion to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

Discover with us the fascinating architecture of the house and enjoy highlights of the imperial collections.

Online

Museums

Discussions

Free

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 code.

Online

Science

Innovation

Education

Discussions

Free

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 of digital collage, graphics and photography, is a participant in…

Online

Visual Art

Discussions

Free

February, 2021

25.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Alois Woldan

Alois Woldan is a professor emeritus at the University of Vienna, a Slavist, translator, literary critic, honorary doctorate from the Pedagogical University of Drohobych and a loyal friend of Ukraine.

Online

Literature

Education

Discussions

Free

23.02.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Hedy Lamarr

In 2020, we actively worked on the topic of “Calliope Austria: Women in Society, Culture and Science”. Women, their talent, and contribution to culture and art remain in the center of our attention. That is why we are…

Online

Theatre

Discussions

Free

18.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Special: Zhadan reads Rilke

The Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke is no random poet for the famous Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan. Zhadan devoted his diploma to the subject of translations of Rilke into Ukrainian, wrote an anthology of modern Viennese…

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

Readings

11.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with the Vienna Boys Choir

In the next edition of the KulturCafé we are visiting the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir.

Online

Music

Discussions

Free

December, 2020

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.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

Readings

03.12.2020

13:00

Paul Celan evening. With Serhiy Zhadan and Kateryna Kalytko

November 23rd marked the 100th birthday of Paul Celan, one of the most important German-speaking poets of the 20th century from Chernivtsi.

Kyiv, Dovzhnko Centre, Stage 6

Literature

Discussions

Screenings

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November, 2020

26.11.2020

19:00

KulturCafé with Evgenia Lopata

About Paul Celan, Meridian Czernowitz and international literary projects - on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Paul Celan.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

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 Iryna Myronova.

Online

Discussions

Free

Ecology

17.11.2020

15:00

Paul Celan 100 – Literary studies

Literary studies workshop on the 100th anniversary of Paul Celan’s birth.

Zhytomyr, Institute of Foreign Languages, Ivan Franko University (Pushkinska Street, 49)

Literature

Lectures

Discussions

Free

10.11.2020

09:30

International Cultural Diplomacy Forum

The Forum will gather leading professionals from Ukraine and the world to exchange the best practices and find inclusive solutions of the new cultural diplomacy in times of crisis, global threats, and uncertainty.

Kyiv / Online

Lectures

Presentations

Discussions

Conferences

Free

05.11.2020

17:00

Teaching German and translation: KulturCafe with Alla Paslavska

We open the series of our KulturCafes in November with a conversation about the development of the German language in Ukraine,

Online

Literature

Education

Discussions

Free

October, 2020

29.10.2020

19:00

KulturCafé with conductor Oksana Lyniv

The conductor of the most famous orchestras in Ukraine and Europe, founder of the LvivMozArt Festival and the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, initiator of the loudest music projects Oksana Lyniv, will take part…

Online

Music

Discussions

Free

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 colleagues with Bohdan Sehin - a composer and music project manager…

Music

Discussions

Free

15.10.2020

19:00

Oleksandra Saienko: cultural bridges between Austria and Ukraine

About Ukrainian cultural events in Austria, the image of Ukraine abroad, as well as about effective time management - at the KulturCafé with Oleksandra Saienko!

Online

Discussions

Free

September, 2020

24.09.2020

19:00

Austrian authors in western Ukraine: a discussion with Petro Rykhlo

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

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

17.09.2020

19:00

The next guest of the KulturCafé – choreographer Maria Shurhal!

Maria studied Stage Dance, Performance and Pedagogy in Linz. Now she lives and works in Austria.

Online

Dance

Discussions

Free

03.09.2020

19:00

Austrian Film Week and film industry during pandemic

We will talk about the festival, the development of European and Ukrainian film industry during the pandemic and the company Arthouse Traffic with its program director Ilia Dyadik!

Online

Festivals

Discussions

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Film

August, 2020

21.08.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Anna Kim

Austria with a Korean accent - the author Anna Kim at the LiteraturCafé!

Vienna

Literature

Discussions

Free

Readings

20.08.2020

19:00

Docu about Soviet heritage, art residence and the pandemic

In the next broadcast of the KulturCafé - Austrian artist of Ukrainian origin Olena Newkryta.

Kyiv

Photography

Exhibitions

Discussions

Free

Film

14.08.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Michael Stavarič

The surreal with the absurd and the grotesque with the ironic - reading and discussion with Michael Stavarič!

Vienna

Literature

Lectures

Discussions

Free

Readings

07.08.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Anja Utler

"One of the most intellectual, difficult and interesting poets" Ina Hartwig

Vienna

Literature

Discussions

06.08.2020

19:00

Music career in Austria and tours around the world

More music at the KulturCafé! In the next broadcast we will enjoy the company of violinist Vira Zhuk from the Austrian ensemble Trio Immersio.

Kyiv

Music

Concerts

Discussions

Free

July, 2020

31.07.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Susanne Gregor

Susanne Gregor reads from her novel "The Last Red Year" (2019) and from a new, unpublished book, which is the sequel to the novel!

Vienna

Literature

Discussions

Free

30.07.2020

19:00

All about Beethoven!

We talk with internationally acclaimed pianist Gottlieb Wallisch about Beethoven´s piano concertos and his concert plans for Ukraine. Gottlieb Wallisch will play the 3rd movement of Beethoven´s piano concerto No. 6,…

Kyiv

Music

Discussions

Free

23.07.2020

19:00

Contemporary opera in Austria and Ukraine

Our next guest will be a graduate of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, the composer and musician Illia Razumeiko. He wrote music for an Opera Requiem, an Opera Circus, an Opera Dystopia and even a Dream…

Kyiv

Music

Discussions

Free

16.07.2020

19:00

About Mozarteum and life of musicians

In the next issue of the KulturCafé - pianist Kateryna Diadiura! We will talk about studying music at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, life of professional musicians and cultural bridges between Austria and Ukraine.…

Kyiv

Music

Concerts

Discussions

Free

June, 2020

25.06.2020

19:00

Icon painting in Lviv and “Artist in Residence”

This time at KulturCafe we are talking about the icon painting culture in Lviv, icon painting school "Radruzh" at the Ukrainian Catholic University and the “Artist in Residence” project (Lviv-Salzburg) with Maryana…

Lviv

Visual Art

Cultural studies

Discussions

Free

25.06.2020

14:00

Europe versus coronavirus – online-discussion

How can European health system prepare for possible new challenges?

Odessa

Science

Discussions

Free

18.06.2020

19:00

Chernobyl, Colors of Black, crisis and plans

For years Peter Lagler has had a very close relationship with Ukraine. But not only his works on Chernobyl have caused waves.

Kyiv

Photography

Discussions

Free

11.06.2020

19:00

Educational cooperation with Austria

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 just a university, it is also a cultural center and an open meeting…

Lviv

Science

History

Education

Discussions

Free

04.06.2020

19:00

How has a Ukrainian author become famous in Austria?

The Ukrainian author Tanja Malyarchuk writes in Ukrainian and German and has already become famous in Austria, where she migrated nine years ago.

Kyiv

Literature

Discussions

Free

May, 2020

21.05.2020

19:00

Let’s talk about culture!

Let’s talk about culture! The Austrian Cultural Forum Kyiv and the Austrian Cooperation Office Lviv are launching the Austrian KulturCafé - a new live digital platform to host exciting artists and talk to the movers…

Kyiv

Cultural studies

Innovation

Discussions

Free