On the occasion of the UNESCO World Day of the Dialogue of Cultures (21 May), the World Public Forum – Dialogue of Civilizations and the Association Kulturen bitten zu Tisch are organising the tenth annual festival “Cultures Ask to the table” (Kulturen bitten zu Tisch) in Sigmund Freud-Park.
It will take place on Thursday, 18 May 2017, 16.00-22.00. In case of bad weather alternative date is Wednesday, 24 May 2017.
With free admission, 26 nations invite to typical food and drink, culture and art. As in the previous years more than 5,000 visitors are expected to attend. The 26 nations are represented by voluntary helpers from Austrian-foreign societies and restaurants, as well as dedicated individuals, who prepare the culinary specialties themselves and offer at a low cost contribution (under 5 euro). The money raised will benefit social projects in the respective countries.
The festival is organized by the Intercultural Association “Cultures at Table” with the support of the Austrian Foreign Ministry, the City of Vienna, the District Authority for the 9th district and the World Public Forum – Dialogue Of Civilizations.
This year the festival takes place under the patronage of the Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen.
Obmann-Stv. des DOC und ehem. Generalsekretär des Europarats