Vienna meets Italy - Experience a Glittering Ball Night

On 17 November, ball guests will enjoy a very special occasion at Vienna City Hall.

With the theme 'in 80 Balls Around the World - Vienna meets Italy' the Viennese Red Cross Ball will enchant its guests at the start of the season with the colorful variety of Italy.


Travel with us to Baroque Venice, fashionable Milan and historical Rome...

A roaring Italian ball night charmingly combined with the very best Viennese ball tradition. 



8.00 PM

Doors open to Vienna City Hall



9.15 PM

Festive Opening


The festive opening takes place with the debutant’s committee from Dance School Elmayer

Red Cross Hymn "Mensch zur Menschlichkeit" from the cycle "Ehre"

Composition: Daniel Feik


Styling Lounge and Make Up Corner 



11.40 PM

Midnight show

Live broadcast in the Wappensaal




Public Quadrille in the ballroom (Festsaal)

with Prof. Thomas Schäfer-Elmayer

Ball Orchestra: Prof. Helmut and Wolfgang Steubl

Wolfgang Steubl Big Band


Tombola Lounge

Distribution of Tombola prizes

1500 prizes such as flat screen TVs, overnight stays in luxury hotels, tablets, jewelry, pictures and lots more.

Italy Lounge in the Nordbuffet

Cocktail bar


FROM 0.30 AM





Our taxi dancers are next to the main stage and available for an optional donation

Food corner with Italian and Viennese delicacies from our Caterer DON


4.00 AM

End of Ball