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Moments of wonder: in the realm of the Giant, with its 14 Chambers of Wonder, famous artists have variously interpreted and staged artistic designs in crystal. Through its exhibitions and events, time and again Swarovski Kristallwelten (Swarovski Crystal Worlds) fascinates with the infinite mutability of this sparkling material.


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21.08.2014

FMRIESE – FORWARD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014: „TRACK THE BASS”

The third round of fmRiese – Forward Music Festival in Swarovski Kristallwelten (Swarovski Crystal Worlds) in Wattens will follow the tracks of contrabass instruments and electric bass guitars. Following the theme, “Track the Bass,” Andreas and Matthias Pichler, Kompost 3, and Squarepusher will explore the musical territory between electronic and acoustic music in a program that includes, among other things, a premiere performance of a piece by Christof Dienz and Florian Bogner.

17.06.2014

12 MILLION VISITORS TO SWAROVSKI KRISTALLWELTEN

The 12 millionth visitor to Swarovski Kristallwelten (Swarovski Crystal Worlds) was welcomed on June 17, 2014 at 11:05. Markus Langes-Swarovski, member of the Swarovski Executive Board, and Stefan Isser, Managing Director of Swarovski Crystal Worlds, were available in person to welcome Janet Hörter and her two sons Lukas and Jonas. The iconic “Giant” in Wattens has evolved to become one of Austria’s most visited sights since opening its doors in 1995. Now, almost 19 years and 12 million visitors later, Swarovski Crystal Worlds is on the verge of its greatest expansion ever. Visitors can still enjoy unlimited access to the crystalline world of wonders until October 5, 2014. The grand re-opening is scheduled for early summer 2015.

02.05.2014

MUSIC IN THE GIANT 2014: VIBRANT WORLDS OF SOUND

The eleventh annual “Music in the Giant” is an event shaped by the worlds of sound created by the human voice, and by compositions for strings and piano. Baritone Matthias Goerne, tenor Mark Padmore, vocal ensemble Vox Luminis, actor and director Karl Markovics, the Camerata Salzburg, pianists Andrew West and Tamara Stefanovich and other artists perform live at Swarovski Kristallwelten (Swarovski Crystal Worlds) from May 5 to 11, 2014.