Summary of current Topics and Key Aspects
Welcome at the
Austrian Consulate General in Hong Kong!
Monday - Friday from 09:00h - 12:00h
(or on appointment)
Office Hours (information via telephone):
Monday - Friday from 09:00h - 17:00h
On the following public holidays the Consulate General is closed in 2016:
01.01.2016, 08.02. und 09.02.2016, 25.03.2016, 28.03.2016, 04.04.2016, 02.05.2016, 16.05.2016, 16.09.2016, 10.10.2016, 26.12.2016
Federal Presidential Election: Postponement of runoff election to December 4, 2016
The Austrian National Assembly passed a Resolution on September 21, 2016 to postpone the Federal Presidential runoff election to December 4, 2016.
For relevant details about the further administrative procedures please go to the following link: FPE
Vienna Boys Choir returns with Italian flavour!
The concerts in Hong Kong this year will bring you a versatile and ambitious repertoire including classical works and world music, with a distinct Italian flavour enhanced by Italian conductor Manolo Cagnin.
Time and Date: 7:30pm on Oct. 8th (Sat) and 9th (Sun)
Venue: Auditorium of the Tsuen Wan Town Hall
For enquiries, please call 3761 6661 or go to the following link: Urbtix
Austrian National Day 2016
Celebrating 200 Years of Salzburg in Austria
We would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support!
Seminar & Exhibition "Smarter Than Car"
The seminar "Smarter Than Car - Urban Mobility After Cars And Oil" by the EUAP will be held on 30th September, 2016 (6:30pm - 8:30 pm) and the exhibition starts from 30th September, 2016 (5pm) and will last until October 16, 2016.
The exhibition explores the impact of energy transition on urban mobility in Vienna to create a new vision for a post-carbon City in 2050.
Venue: 3/F, City Gallery, 3 Edinburgh Place, Central
For more details please click on the following link: EUAP
Winter School for Cultural Historical Studies
The University of Vienna presents the programme
"The Discovery of Modernity - Vienna Around 1900"
Time: February 5 - 18, 2017; more information you can find on the following link: univie
6. Hong Kong German Speech Competition
This year the 6th Inter-University German Speech Competition will be held with the theme being: "Höher, schneller, weiter?" (Higher, faster, further?).
Final: Saturday, November 12, 2016, 2 - 6 pm, Hong Kong Baptist University
For further information please go to the following link: Speech Competition 2016
Hong Kong and Austria boost Tech ties
On his current visit to Austria, Secretary for Innovation & Technology, Nicholas Yang has signed a MoU on tech start-up ecosystems co-operation with Austrian Science, Research & Economy State Secretary Harald Mahrer in Vienna in the latest initiatve to boost tech ties between Hong Kong and Austria.
For further information please visit the website of Hong Kong Government
Direct Flights Hong Kong - Vienna
It is with great joy that we announce that Austrian Airlines will offer direct flights from Hong Kong to Vienna respectively Vienna to Hong Kong, commencing 5 September.
Flights will be five times weekly on a Boeing 777.
For further information you can directly contact Austrian Airlines: Sandra Bijelic, Tel.: +43 (0)5 1766-11237, Fax: + 43 (0) 5 1766-511237; sandra.bijelic(at)austrian.com; or click on the following Link
Intercultural Achievement Award (IAA)
Interested in showcasing innovative projects in the field of the intercultural dialogue? The IAA specifically promotes projects within the areas of education, youth, women, migration and integration.
For further details please go to the following link: IAA
WORKING HOLIDAY PROGRAMME
A bilateral working holiday scheme between Hong Kong and Austria allowing 18 to 30 year old nationals of both places to work or take up study up to 6 months in the respective territories was signed today, 12 January 2015,by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, and the Austrian Consul General General Dr. Claudia Reinprecht.
For more information please click the following link