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“Listening to the soul” – a revival of Ukrainian folk music   Recently updated !

Come and get a taste of the new Ukrainian music which will get you in the mood for dancing. Ukrainians are thought to be a very sonorous nation because Ukrainian language is full of vowels. That’s why there are plenty of folk-songs, and you most probably will not find any […]


Recap: TEDxVienna Inspiring Interviews in 2020

For all of us at TEDxVienna, the year we left behind was an eye-opening and challenging one. Due to the pandemic, our big event was also postponed to 2021, as are many big events around the world. Nevertheless, in the midst of what was a transformative and strange year, we […]


Hedy-Lamarr-Prize Laureate Laura Nenzi on the Human Side of Technology

  Laura Nenzi, PhD, is a project assistant and Postdoc researcher at the institute for computer engineering of the Technical University of Vienna. In late October this year, she earned the Hedy Lamarr Prize for her research project in the field of formal methods. I had the chance to dig […]


Urban Exploration Up Close: An Interview with Two of Vienna’s Up-and-Coming Urbexers

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about Urban Exploration, the new hobby that is quickly taking over the world. Following up on this, I had the opportunity to sit down with two members of Vienna’s Urban Exploration scene. Just starting to gain an international following on their Instagram […]


Urban Exploration and the Democratization of Property

In our modern society, we value property over almost anything. We are intent on drawing boundaries around what we own, on protecting what we feel is ours. Especially in urban spaces, it feels that property is something sacred. ‘No trespassing’, ‘private property’, ‘do not enter’. Those are signs we are […]


Interview with Florian Schönwiese: Joining Art and Business

Music and leadership are two things which, at first sight, have little to do with each other. However, upon closer inspection, we may find that they are not so different after all – at least that is what Florian Schönwiese, creator of “The Sound of Leadership” and a speaker at […]


Visualize, feel, act – Interview with Annemarie Lombard-Puntschart at TEDXVienna 2020

Annemarie Lombard-Puntschart is an Austro-American global citizen, a fast paced 6-figure income, New York City corporate career girl turned Yogi, human energy-body worker, photographic storyteller and host & producer of VENUSfrequency, a yogic radio show, currently living in Vienna, Austria. Following the impact of a skydiving accident in 2003, she promised the […]


Recap:TEDxVienna Adventures Within Work- unusual times call for inspiring events

The day started out with an “exhibition on work” tour given by the Technical Museum’s tour guides. They walked us through a timeline of industrial revolutions and the evolution of different jobs and tools over time. It was interesting to see machines that belong to vanished jobs of the past, […]


Talk of the Week: World Peace with a Healthy Level of Cynicism

The Oxford English Dictionary defines peace as “freedom from civil unrest or disorder” and “public order and security”. Judging by this definition and the current global political climate, I think it is safe to say that we, as a society, are not particularly peaceful at the moment.  From riots breaking […]