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Veröffentlichung von „Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht!“ aus dem Jahr 1832
by Rosanna in Arts & Culture

From Hawaiian to Icelandic: “Silent Night” Around the World

It was on Christmas Eve 1818, when a song that touched the world’s heart rang out for the first time in Oberndorf near Salzburg: “Silent Night! Holy Night!”. This was the humble beginning of what was to become the world’s most famous Christmas song. Translated into over 350 languages and dialects, the carol is sung…

2 min. Reading time
by Benjamin in Arts & Culture

Manu Delago’s Way to the Top

Innsbruck-born composer and pioneer of the Hang, Manu Delago comes in with his new project: Following the journey of seven musicians on a dramatic mountain climb, “Parasol Peak” is a unique and awe-inspiring movie and accompanying album.

4 min. Reading time
by Michael in Arts & Culture

Discover the Myths and Legends of Tratzberg Castle

Perched on a hilltop high above Inntal Valley for half a millennium, this imposing Renaissance-style castle has been built by the Taenzl Brothers around 1500. To honour their clients, the House of Habsburg, they erected ornate Habsburg Hall with a wall painting that depicts the enormous family tree of Habsburg. Later, the Fugger Family, a…

2 min. Reading time
by Irene Prugger in Arts & Culture

Alpine Pasture Stories: Juifenalm in Lüsensertal Valley

En route to Juifenalm Alpine Pasture Hut you can hear the cows mooing, the hens clucking and the pigs grunting even before you arrive! This wonderful place high above Gries im Sellrain is filled with happy family life and animals. Which isn’t surprising, as this Alpine retreat is a working farm—and a true natural gem.…

5 min. Reading time
by Irene Prugger in Arts & Culture

Alpine Pasture Stories: Außermelang Alm in Wattener Lizum

Visiting Außermelang Alm Alpine Pasture Hut in the Tux Alps, chances are that you will carry more weight out than in. After all, the Alpine dairy at this chocolate box Alpine Pasture Village sells finest homemade specialties. Produced on premises, the handmade Wattental Alpine Cheese is one of the most sought-after Alpine cheeses and has…

5 min. Reading time
by Irene Prugger in Arts & Culture

Alpine Pasture Stories: Falbesoner Ochsenalm in Stubaital Valley

This rewarding place was well worth a day hike; however, it is easily reached within a 1.5 hour walk. Falbesoner Ochsenalm Alpine Pasture Hut welcomes hungry trekkers with a mouth-watering array of foods that remind of Grandma, from homemade bread and butter to grey cheese, cured bacon, “Striezel” (a plaited yeast dough bun), butter milk…

5 min. Reading time
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