Juggling On Ice – 1st Waidhofen juggling and performing arts convention
Jan 5–8, 2012
(starting Thursday at 12 a.m., closing Sunday at 12 a.m.)
Schulzentrum Plenkerstraße, Plenkerstraße 8a, 3340 Waidhofen an der Ybbs
Waidhofen is located in the west of the Mostviertel (a part of Lower Austria), about 25 km south of Amstetten.
How to get there?
Take the Westbahn, one of Austria’s main railway lines which connects e.g. Salzburg, Linz and Vienna to Amstetten and change trains for Waidhofen an der Ybbs or Kleinreifling. Get off in Hauptbahnhof Waidhofen an der Ybbs (Hauptbahnhof = main train station) and take the City-Bahn (= Ybbstalbahn) in direction Gstadt bei Waidhofen. Get off at the second station (Lokalbahnhof). Cross the street and you are there. The train ride from Amstetten to Hauptbahnhof Waidhofen an der Ybbs will take about half an hour, from there to Lokalbahnhof five minutes.
For details and timetables, please, check: http://www.oebb.at/en/Timetable/index.jsp
Take the autoroute A1 (Salzburg–Vienna) to Amstetten. Leave it at exit Amstetten West and follow the signs „Waidhofen/Ybbs“. In Waidhofen follow the signs (juggling stuff!) to the convention site.
In the school building:
Classrooms will be adopted as sleeping halls. Bring your own sleeping bag and mat.
For more information, please, check:
Organize the booking yourself.
You will get breakfast at the convention site. By day you can buy beverages and snacks in the school’s canteen. Furthermore you can order pizza there. For self-catering there are supermarkets, a bakery and an organic food
store close-by (2 to 10 minutes walk).
Please, note: The shops will be closed on Friday, Jan 6 (holiday in Austria) and Sunday, Jan 8.
Juggling on ice, gala show, hot chocolate evening, workshops, fight(k)night, open party, of course free juggling and much more.
To make planning easier for the organizing team, please, preregister!
Further information at the convention homepage.
Please, note: For legal reasons, children up to the age of 13 may enter the festival area only in company of a grown-up person. Juveniles from 14 to 18 need a written consent of their parents. (Forms are downloadable at the convention homepage.)
Convention fee (4 days):
Grownups and juveniles (14 years and older): EUR 27,- (EUR 22,- if preregistered)
Children (6-13 years) EUR 22,- (EUR 17,- if preregistered)
Thu: EUR 5,-; Fri: EUR 7,-; Sat: EUR 15,- (without gala show: EUR 7,-); Sun: EUR 4,-
Breakfast and – if not otherwise stated – gala show tickets are included.
Festival homepage: http://www.juggling.at/
Tourismusbüro Waidhofen an der Ybbs
Oberer Stadtplatz 28, 3340 Waidhofen an der Ybbs
Phone: +43 7442 5110
E-Mail: tourismus [AT] waidhofen . at
Opening times: Mo–Fr 9:00–18:00, Sa 9:00–17:00 Uhr (closed on Fr Jan 6)
Some further links:
Waidhofen an der Ybbs:
Official home page:
English Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waidhofen_an_der_Ybbs
German Wikipedia: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waidhofen_an_der_Ybbs