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The waltz Austria
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover The waltz

Here, waltzing is not just a word. The ball season is increasingly successful over the years, crowned by the "Imperial Ball" given at the Hofburg Palace. As there is an average of 300 balls during the course of the season, you will have no problem in attending one of them, or even participating, if the rhythm of the waltz sweeps you away.

The waltz

The waltz , Austria
A music score

Waltzes are played by symphonic orchestras comprised of violins, double basses, flutes, etc.

© Angelo Giampiccolo / age fotostock
The waltz , Austria
A statue of Johann Sebastian Strauss

This statue of Johann Sebastian Strauss in Vienna was built in tribute to this musical genius who composed the famous Beautiful Blue Danube

© Bjorn Sigurd Klowski / age fotostock
The waltz , Austria
Vienna, the capital of dance

The word 'waltz' comes from the German word 'walzer', which means to turn in circles. It was made popular at the end of the 18th century at the balls of the Austrian capital.

© © DR
The waltz , Austria
Experienced dancers

Even if it looks easy, the waltz is not something you can learn in one day, especially those with a 3-beat measure.

© Mariano Pozo / age fotostock
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