Austria's Foreign Cultural Conference 2023: A Look into the Past and the Future

More+Events ♦ Published: September 10, 2023; 23:13 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Foreign Ministry is celebrating a special anniversary. For 50 years, half a century, it has represented Austria's cultural heritage and current artistic developments abroad. At this year's Foreign Cultural Conference reception, the focus was not only on the past but above all on the future.

Foreign Minister Schallenberg said he is convinced that art and culture will be an essential vehicle in the coming years for staying in touch and keeping channels of dialogue open, even in a difficult geopolitical environment. / Picture: © BMEIA Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Gruber / Flickr Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

The anniversary year 2023 is characterized by the core project "IMAGINE Arts & Ideas Initiative", which focuses on future culture. Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg participated in the Foreign Cultural Conference on the occasion of the Ambassadors' Conference 2023 in Vienna