Tickets are now on sale for next year's Vienna Opera Ball.
The undisputed pinnacle of the Vienna ball season, it is one of the most important social events in all Europe.
The evening includes a parade of the debutantes dressed in their finest: over a hundred young couples aged between 17 and 24 who make their debut in Viennese high society opening the ball.
And it continues long into the night, with performances by renowned opera singers and the slow waltz Bruderlein fein.
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