Friday, May 3, 2024

Practical information

  • Date and Time:
    • The event will take place on Friday, 3rd May 2024. The evening’s schedule is meticulously planned to immerse attendees in the elegance and grandeur of Viennese culture.


    • Location: The event will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix, Geneva, offering a splendid setting that complements the event’s prestigious nature.

    Schedule of the Evening:

    • The evening begins at 19:00 with a welcoming of participants, accompanied by a quartet of strings.
    • At 20:00, the formal opening ceremony starts, featuring a beginner’s Polonaise, entrance of the honorary committee, an inaugural speech, and musical accompaniment by various renowned groups.
    • 21:00 marks the start of “Alles Walzer” in the ballroom, featuring a cocktail dinner with Austrian specialties, a blend of waltzes, salon dances, and artistic performances.
    • The event continues with traditional Viennese Quadrille at midnight, followed by the closing waltz “Brüderlein Fein” at 00:45.
    • The event concludes at 01:00, leaving guests with cherished memories of a night filled with culture, elegance, and celebration.

    Additional Information:

    • Accommodations: For those considering staying overnight, the Ritz-Carlton offers luxurious rooms and suites, ensuring a comfortable and convenient experience.
    • Transportation: Geneva is well-connected, with easy access to public transport, parking facilities near the venue, and local taxi services for hassle-free travel to and from the event.
    • Attire: The elegance of the gowns and attire contributes significantly to the magic of a Viennese Ball. Guests are encouraged to dress in a manner befitting the grandeur and formal nature of the event.

    The Bal Viennois de Genève is not just an event; it’s a celebration of culture, tradition, and the enduring spirit of Vienna in the heart of Geneva. We look forward to welcoming you to an unforgettable evening of elegance and splendor.

Accommodation and Booth Options for Participants at the Viennese Ball

To enhance your experience at the Geneva Viennese Ball and ensure your comfort and convenience, we have selected three hotels close to the event, offering a variety of accommodation options and easy access to the Ritz-Carlton de la Paix:

  1. Hotel Ritz-Carlton: Hosting the event, the hotel offers an idyllic, modern setting. Enjoy a room directly after the event.
  2. Novotel Genève Centre: Located a short distance from the event, the Novotel offers a welcoming, modern setting. Take advantage of an exclusive preferential rate (243.75.-) by using code SPE3 whenbooking. For further information or to make a reservation, contact the reservations manager on +41 22 909 9120.
  3. Hotel Bristol: For a more intimate, travel-inspired ambience, Hotel Bristol offers comfortable, tastefully decorated accommodation just a few steps from the ball venue.

Stand offer: For companies or individuals wishing to promote their services or products at this prestigious event, a stand option is available for CHF 3,000. This represents a unique opportunity to present yourself to a stylish, international audience. For further information on conditions and stand reservation, please contact us directly.

These accommodation options and the stand opportunity are designed to enrich your experience at the Viennese Ball, ensuring an evening full of elegance, comfort and connectivity.