Highlights from the culture programme

It is difficult to select a representative overview from the variety of cultural activities in Carinthia as the cultural calendar during the course of the year is too diverse for this.

Arnold Pöschl

Stiftskirche Ossiach

Stiftskirche Ossiach

Franz Gerdl; © Kärnten Werbung

Stift Ossiach

Stift Ossiach

Vogus; Woerthersee Classics Festival

Wörthersee Classics Festival

Wörthersee Classics Festival

The museums

Arnold Pöschl

Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art

Rastl Museum Liaunig

Museum Liaunig

Museum Liaunig

Werner Berg Museum

Werner Berg "Kinder"

Werner Berg "Kinder"

Werner Berg Museum

Werner Berg Museum

Werner Berg Museum

Sabine Weyrer

Museum Liaunig

Museum Liaunig

Theatrical events

Klagenfurt Municipal Theatre

Traditions and customs

Any discussion of the cultural life in Carinthia must include the colourful collection of traditions and customs to which Carinthians feel closely connected and that are guided by the course of the year and the cycle of life. 

Steinthaler_Kaernten_Werbung

Easter in Carinthia

Easter in Carinthia

Ed Wohlfahrt; Ed_Wohlfahrt_Kaernten_Werbung

Osterreindling

Osterreindling

Gemeinde Weitensfeld

Kranzelreiten Weitensfeld

Kranzelreiten Weitensfeld

Franz Gerdl; © Kärnten Werbung

Perchten Lesachtal

Perchten Lesachtal

Ed Wohlfahrt

Region Villach

Carnival

Carnival

Woerthersee Tourismus

Advent

Advent

Witnesses to history

The south of Austria also invites visitors to follow the traces of an exciting history. Many witnesses to the distant past – more than 400 castles, fortresses and ramparts – are located throughout the country. One example is the medieval castle town of Friesach, where a castle building project is creating a bridge between the past and the present. The project involves the construction of a medieval castle complex exclusively using the tools and resources which were available in the Middle Ages – that means no electricity or machinery. Info: www.burgbau.at 

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