February 25, 2024
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Under the honorary patronage of the Mayor of the City of Vienna, the 1st Vienna Ball in Dubai, UAE will take place on 9th of March 2023 at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City Hotel.

The Vienna Opera Ball is an annual Austrian society event which takes place in the building of the Vienna State Opera in Vienna, the ball is one of the highlights of the Viennese carnival season.

The tradition of the ball goes back to 1814 during the time when the crowned heads of Europe and the aristocracy searched for entertainment after the Napoleonic wars.

The Viennese ball has been inscribed on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Dubai is one of the world’s most up-and-coming business destinations, and Expo 2020 has deepened the close ties between Austria & the UAE. 

Building on this, It is an honor to contribute with our partners in bringing such an upscale event to Dubai, that will offer a twist of modernity with ancient culture, and heritage.

Monochrome Event Management Agency hopes this ceremony will be a step towards building a bridge between the Austrian culture and the cosmopolitan city of Dubai.

Music, Dancing and Culinary Art

At the 1st Vienna Ball in Dubai, you will enjoy outstanding Austrian and international artists, Viennese ball music, ballet dancers from the Vienna State Opera, a multi-course menu, a classic Gran Opening with Debutants, a midnight quadrille for all guests, and much more.

Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City

The Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City Hotel will host this event and is one of the most exceptional hotels and top locations in Dubai. The grandiose Al Joud Ballroom, a beautiful ambiance, and distinct hospitality will thrill you.

There will be 624 VIP Guests.

The event will be covered by the local and Austrian media and press.

Among the guests of the Ball, there are representatives of:

  • The international and local business and cultural communities,
  • Politicians, diplomats and ambassadors, 
  • Celebrities, Actors, and Artists,
  • 240 European Businessmen.

Vienna Ball Dubai Program

  • 07:00 pm Champagne Reception
  • 08:00 pm Opening Ceremony with debutants
  • 08:45 pm Beginning of the Gala Dinner
  • 09:30 pm Ballet dancers from the Vienna State Opera
  • 10:15 pm Famous Viennese Operetta melodies
  • 11:00 pm Show of the World champions ProAm Showdance
  • 11:45 pm Show of the World champions in 10 Dances
  • 00:00 am Midnight Quadrille dance for all guests
  • 02:00 am Carriages

In this UAE’s first Vienna Ball, those welcomed in the stage are:

Symphonic Orchestra of the Austrian Armed Forces

Len Phillips Swing Orchestra, UK

Traditional Dancers from Styria “Rossecker”

The Artists To Perform are:

“Monochrome is honored to contribute with its partners in Vienna in bringing such an upscale event to Dubai, that will offer a twist of modernity with ancient culture, and heritage. 

We hope this ceremony will be a step towards building a bridge between the Austrian culture and the cosmopolitan city of Dubai.” says Dr. Maher Said, the CEO of Monochrome Event Management Agency.

Michael Ludwig, the Mayor Of Vienna says, “Vienna, the world capital of music, invites you to indulge in the city’s unique spirit again for a truly memorable evening following the two year break due to the pandemic. During the age of Viennese Classicism alone, the city inspired outstanding composers like Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven and their world-renowned music. The Austrian capital city has become equally famous as the international capital of dance and Viennese ball tradition. Everywhere in the world, people mark the start of the New Year with the legendary Blue Danube Waltz and signature dance tunes written by the members of the Strauss dynasty. Thanks to their unique music, and an atmosphere imbued with the distinctive spirit of Vienna, the traditional Viennese Balls abroad have become major international events.


Finally, our guests in Dubai will get to hear “Alles Walzer!” – the traditional prompt for the crowd to take to the dance floor at the annual Opera Ball in Vienna. With the legendary Viennese Balls, the City of Vienna shares its life-affirming spirit of friendship and ease with the entire world. It is a symbol for joy, peace and international understanding.”

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