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Physicians dance in the Hofburg Vienna
Frequently Asked Questions |
Viennese Ball Tradition |
May we ask for a dance? |
The correct dress code |
Ticket Sale |
The 65th Medical Doctor's Ball takes place at the Hofburg
Vienna on Saturday,
January 31st, 2015
(Organisation: Vienna Medical Chamber)
The opening will be celebrated at 09:30 pm
It would be a shame to visit Vienna without brushing up your waltz and
hearing for one of the city's most famous balls. There is a wide range to choose
from, but the one to go for is probably the "Wiener Ärzteball" in the
stunning ballrooms of Hofburg Vienna, famous for its elaborate and splendid
The last Saturday of January belongs annually to thousands of dancing
doctors. It is a fact that the Vienna Medical Doctor's Ball has earned an outstanding
role amongst the many traditional ball events. Apart from regular guests from
Austria, more and more visitors from abroad want to join Vienna's carnival
highlight. Surely, the "Wiener Ärzteball" is soul medicine, with
dances and a jolly atmosphere which lasts till the early hours.
A breath-taking atmosphere, sparkling champagne and rousing
music are guaranteed on this spectacular top-class ball night.
Viennese Ball Tradition
The classic Viennese ball has a proud tradition stretching
back over four centuries, and has even taken the first steps towards inclusion
in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List. The full spectacle extends from
the opening ceremony featuring a debutants' committee to midnight stage shows
with dance and music performances. There is also traditional ball etiquette to
consider - from the "Damenspenden", a gift presented to the ladies, to
the requisite gown, tuxedo or formal traditional Austrian dress, Austrian
culture runs through every aspect of the Viennese ball.
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|May we ask for a dance?
Program 2015 "Una Notte Italiana":
Damenspende (ladies gift) till 01:00 am
Entrance and festive opening
Young Ladies´- and Gentlemen´s Commitee
Ball opening to southern sounds
Midnight Event in the Festsaal and
proximate in the Zeremoniensaal:
00:00 am and 00.45 am
"The Italian night"
A musical journey with Italo-pop non stop!
From Al Bano to Adriano, from Ramazotti to Pavarotti!
With Erik Arno, Rene Velasques-Diaz, Christian Deix & Monika Ballwein
End of the ball
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Please download our Ball-Folder (PDF)
Tickets (Runner ticket, no reserved seat)
Tickets can also be sent by post to the
address stated in the order for a post and handling charge of € 6,--
(registered mail € 10,--) to addresses in Austria, € 8,-- (registered mail
€ 13,--) inside Europe and € 13,-- (registered mail € 15,--) for all other
countries. No responsibility will be taken for tickets that have been sent
and lost by the post office.
(Admission only by valid student identity card
- until the completed 26th year of life)
at a table
at € 25,-- per seat:
Festsaal € 390,-- / 370,-- / 230,-- /
Zeremoniensaal, Wintergarten € 90,--
Antekammer, Geheime Ratstube, Marmorsaal, Metternichsaal, Rittersaal,
Trabantenstube € 45,--
Festsaal Foyer, Forum, Seitengalerie € 40,--
Künstlerzimmer, Maria Theresien Appartements, Radetzky Appartements € 35,--
Gardehalle € 25,--
Click to the online
reservation system and you can buy tickets and seats for the Vienna Medical Doctor's Ball directly.
Ball gown meets tailcoat - there is a strict
The correct dress code for every ball: click here
||black tailcoat (with
decoration), black dinner jacket / tuxedo, uniform
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Information for those wishing to dance in the opening
Hans Ulrich Starl
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Ticket Sales and further Informations
Phone +43 1 51501 1234