Spring butterflies in your stomach. The sun shines brightly on our faces. And the first ice cream cone of the year simply tastes heavenly. An infinite feeling of freedom puts our hearts at ease.
Yippee! It’s spring!! At this time of year, we dream of exciting city trips and unforgettable events. Holidays and long weekends? Perfect! Pack your bag and let’s go! Enjoy the excitement of spring and the most beautiful event highlights of the season with Radisson Blu.
Jazz in the City – Jazz Festival in Basel
Wonderful jazz rhythms sound through the city. And the night turns to day. It’s time for the jazz festival in Basel! From April 24 to May 18, 2017, experience a music festival at the highest international level. Great young talent, famous stars and high-caliber old masters – the jazz world meets in Basel. Choose your favorite concerts in exciting concert locations. Whether Luciano Biondini & Rosario Giuliani Quartet, Chick Corea, Jan Lundgren or “Guitar Special” with Gerardo Núñez, Ulf Wakenius and Bireli Lagrene: be spoiled for choice and enjoy the exceptional jazz duos of bass and cello, accordion and saxophone or the grand piano and violin. Experience a jazz dream at the elegant Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel. Perfectly centrally located in the heart of the city, the most beautiful concert locations are just a stone’s throw away.
Theater magic – International May Festival in Wiesbaden
Culture-lovers are glued to their seats. The excitement builds. It’s “show time” at the International May Festival in Wiesbaden! For one month, the heart of the city beats in the Hessian State Theater, featuring baroque and modern opera, dance and drama, guest performances and gala evenings. Experience a special kind of theater buzz from April 26 to May 28, 2017 and see unique artists and ensembles from around the world. In a beautiful neo-Baroque setting, you will enjoy productions based on Wagner’s four-part masterpiece “The Ring of the Nibelungen.” After your intoxicating night of theater, stroll through the historic antiquities quarter back home to your Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel, Wiesbaden. It is a beautifully restored former bathhouse from 1486 that uniquely combines the magic of the past with modernity.
On the world stages – Belgrade Dance Festival
Music in your blood. And passion in your heart. Expression, power and passion: from March 24 to April 11, 2017, the contemporary dance scene calls Belgrade home. Whether ballet, modern dance or jazz dance. Whether urban or ethnic. New and stylish dance productions by the best choreographers in the world find their place on stage at the Belgrade Dance Festival. Famous dance companies and ballet stars mingle with emerging artists. Exciting productions on the largest dance stages in the world take place in Belgrade at the magnificent Serbian National Theater and at the various theaters in the city. A heavenly bed after dancing through the night? That’s what you’ll find at the Radisson Blu Old Mill Hotel, Belgrade in the heart of old Belgrade. A historic mill meets modern industrial style. History embraces the present. Unforgettable Belgrade.
Ice cream cones, cotton candy and Carousel – the spring festival in Berlin
Merry laughter and an infinite feeling of freedom. Past the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Victory Column. Easy-going spring moods and days full of possibilities. Hello Berlin! Celebrate spring in the capital city from April 24 to May 17, 2017. Whether a thrill ride on a roller coaster, competitive scooter races or goose bumps in the haunted house: the best funfair attractions await your visit at the Kurt-Schumacher-Damm. Atmospheric fireworks transform the Berlin night sky into a sea of colors. And hot beats provide for a musical mood in the colorful festival pavilion. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin is your elegant happy place with a unique panoramic view of the most beautiful sights in the city. Take a walk around the block to Museum Island, to Alexanderplatz and the majestic boulevard “Unter den Linden.” Simply in love with Berlin!
Sechseläuten – The start of spring in Zurich
Lake Zurich shines in the spring sun and there is a festive mood in the air. All of Zurich is ready to party on April 24, 2017. Take part in the “Sechseläuten” celebration, the spring highlight of the year. 3,500 guild members, 350 riders, 50 horse-drawn carts and 30 music corps travel through the streets of the city. It’s time to say “bye, bye, winter!” The bells of the great cathedral ring out exactly at 6:00 am to signal the start of the spring season and the winter specter “Böögg” is burned on Sechseläutenplatz. The scent of freshly grilled sausage fills the air. “After-hour Böögg” and the biggest barbecue festival in Switzerland has begun. Tired and happy? Enjoy some perfect downtime at the stylish Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport. Enjoy a delicious drink with a spectacular view of the 16 meter wine tower. Mmm, at home in Zurich.
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