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Cultural Life

Vorarlberg is an ideal destination for combining winter sports with visiting museums or concerts. Two new museums opened in the summer of 2013: the vorarlberg museum in Bregenz and the Werkraum building in Andelsbuch in the Bregenzerwald, which is devoted to regional artisanry and craftsmanship.

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    Kunsthaus Bregenz

    Kunsthaus Bregenz 2014

    Designed by the renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor, Kunsthaus Bregenz (KUB) is one of Europe’s leading museums of contemporary art.

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    Festival Walserherbst (Walser Autumn) 2014

    The “steepest“ festival in the mountains is hosted biannually, in 2014 from 29 Aug to 20 September. The Walser Autumn Festival of Culture has a programme full of surprises in store and is an insider’s tip among Austria’s regional festivals.

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    Werkraum Haus Bregenzerwald, Foto: Adolf Bereuter

    NEW Werkraum Building in the Bregenzerwald

    In summer 2013, the Werkraum building opened in the centre of Andelsbuch.

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    vorarlbegmuseum bregenz

    NEW vorarlberg museum in Bregenz

    In the summer of 2013, the reconstructed and enlarged vorarlberg museum was reopened in Bregenz.

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    Bregenzer Frühling, Hofesh Shechter Company, Political Mother (c) Gabriele Zucca

    Dance Festival Bregenzer Frühling 2014 (Bregenz Spring)

    From March to May, modern ballet and contemporary dance will take over at the Bregenz Festival House. This year, the Akram Khan Company (21 March) and the Hofesh Shechter Company (29 March) are putting in a performance.

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    Die Zauberflöte, Spiel auf dem See 2013 © Bregenzer Festspiele_Ralph Larmann_200px.jpg

    Bregenz Festival 2014

    The festival performances on the floating stage do not only stun their audience because of the spectacular stage set and wonderful music. A unique, ever-so-special atmosphere is created every night by Lake Constance and the changing weather.

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    Jewish Quarter and Jewish Museum Hohenems

    The Jewish Museum of Hohenems, as a regional museum, remembers the rural Jewish community of Hohenems and its various contributions to the development of Vorarlberg and the surrounding regions.

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    Summer in Vorarlberg 2014