Vienna Ball Season 2023: Concordia Ball Anniversary Celebrates 160 Years

More+Events ♦ Published: May 8, 2023; 22:13 ♦ (Vindobona)

Vienna's famous ball season has been extended with the long-awaited return of the Concordia Ball. The ball, which is hosted by the Vienna Journalist and Writer Association Concordia, is one of the city's oldest dance events and has been held since 1863. This year's ball will take place on May 26th at Vienna's City Hall, the Rathaus.

The Concordia Ball 2023 will take place on May 26, 2023 at the Vienna City Hall. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Thomas Ledl / CC BY-SA (

The "Vienna Journalists' and Writers' Association Concordia" was founded in 1859. To this day, Concordia fights for freedom of the press, cultivates good conversation and urges responsibility in journalism. In 1863, this association asked for a dance for the first time. The grand celebration underscored the importance of free journalism in society. The Concordia Ball was born and it was…