“Les amis de la musique de bal viennois” – Share our Values


Combining art and history, Vienna and Geneva – two cosmopolitan cities – have the ambition to make you experience an exceptional moment on the occasion of the reception of the second Viennese Ball in French-speaking Switzerland.


In the meantime, our Association “Friends of Viennese Ball Music”, created in June 2018, whose aim is to promote exchanges between the cities of Geneva and Vienna through cultural and musical events, offers you a variety of cultural activities!

Here is a first taste of our programme of musical activities from now until May 6th 2022:

  • Lecture by Mr Aviel CAHN, General Director of the Grand Théâtre de Genève. This conference will be given in French only on Zoom, on Monday 20 September 2021, from 6.30 pm to 8 pm (online access from 6.15 pm). Information & Registration: info@balviennois.ch
  • Our Web-apéros series “Behind the Scene”: Anecdotes and tips for proper etiquette, a fun little workshop in preparation for the 2nd Viennese Ball in Geneva.
    50 minutes Zoom, the speeches of the guests will be followed by a “Nugget” of the etiquette by Barbara Zehnder & Daniel Senn from ICC-International Courtesy Competence
    16.11.2021: “Dancing” with Patricia STIEDER-ZEBEDIN, Tanzschule Schweighofer
    11.1.2022: “Ball dresses” with Dr. Rainer TREFELIK, Popp & Kretschmer
    13.4.2022: “Flower decoration” with Michael HITZLER, Blumenkultur and Julia ALECHOU-LESERT, Atelier des couleurs
  • An evening “Let’s waltz together” on April 9th 2022, 20:30 Club Zou, Rue Gourgas 1
    Dance event with Viennese waltz.

Become an active member of the association

Here are three reasons to support the association by becoming an Active Member:

  • To contribute to the improvement of exchanges between the cities of Geneva and Vienna;
  • To participate in the organization of cultural and musical events;
  • To support the organization of the annual Viennese Ball in Geneva according to the Viennese tradition.

Become an active member and your invaluable support will help us in producing more events for your enjoyment year after year. The annual subscription of the Active Member is of CHF 50.-

If you would like to become an active member of the association, please follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Fill out the membership form to become an active member  :  Registration form
  • Pay your subscription of CHF 50- to:
    Account holder : Association Les amis de la musique de bal viennois
    IBAN : CH18 0027 9279 2930 9941 N

Please note that becoming an active member does not give the right of access to the annual Viennese ball.

Become a supporting member of the association

The Supporting Member financially contributes to the activities of the Association through a donation of CHF 200.- annually, and thus allows the Association’s activities to become perennial.

Membership as a Supporting Member provides the (non-transferable) right of access to the annual Viennese Ball (entry, buffet of Viennese specialties and drinks included – excluding spirits -, opening ceremony and musical performances).

For further information about your Supporting Membership card, please see the “Booking” page and make your donation by reserving your place or your table now for our next edition of the Ball in 2022.