3:00pm – Start of kids’ and sporting activitiesopen space
3:30pm: Puppet show with Kasperl & Co, the original Kasperl puppet show from ORF children’s TV
3:00pm – Sponsors’ activities startopen space
More information will follow shortly.
3:00pm – Start of the WU Food CourtBuilding LC square
4:00pm - WU AwardsLC building Festsaal 1
At the WU Awards, WU honors excellence and innovation in teaching and outstanding publications by WU researchers. Together with the City of Vienna, WU will also present the Talenta awards for outstanding bachelor’s and master’s theses.
4:00pm - WU Start-Up ChallengeGründungszentrum
Pitches: 6:30pm in the Entrepreneurship Center
At the WU Start-Up Challenge, teams from WU courses and related events (Entrepreneurship Avenue, Sustainability Challenge, "the garage", etc.) will have the opportunity to present their own start-up projects and win great prizes.
WU Summer Celebration visitors will be given WU credits ("WUnderBares") to “invest” in their favorite project.
The entrepreneurial teams then get to pitch their start-up projects to a jury and compete for the main prize. The winning team will be the one with a combination of the best scores from the jury and the most WU credits invested by visitors.
6:00pm – Official openingRed Bull Brandwagen Stage
Official opening of the Summer Celebration and presentation of the new Public Bookcase: Rector Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger
6:05pm - Presentation of the new Public BookcaseRed Bull Brandwagen Stage
Opening of the new public bookcase
6:10pm – The Owls – WU Top League bandRed Bull Brandwagen Stage
Student life is mostly about lectures, studying, and making plans for the future – to spice up this routine, a group of WU students started a band in 2016: The Owls. The Owls play entertaining covers of popular classics, adding their own little twists and touches. Feel free to sing along!
6:40pm – BMX show by Red Bull Athlete Senad GrosicLC Grandstand
7:15pm – Supporting Act „The Oceans“Red Bull Brandwagen Stage
8:00pm – BMX show by Red Bull Athlete Senad GrosicLC Grandstand
8:40pm – Raffle prize drawingRed Bull Brandwagen Stage
8:45pm – Headliners: TagtraeumerRed Bull Brandwagen Stage
They’ve already made it big in Austria: With the hugely popular singles “Sinn” and “Mein Herz”, Tagtraeumer became Austria’s most successful band in 2014, with “Sinn” coming in on place 14 in the list of the most popular songs of the year. Tagtraeumer were named the band of the year 2015 in the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards, and they were also nominated in the categories song of the year (“Sinn”) and songwriters of the year (Thomas Schneider and Kevin Lehr for “Sinn”).
10:00pm – Party with Ö3-DJLC square
Ö3 DJ Philipp Sandpeck will be performing in the Ö3 DJ mobile.