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60% Fineweather
400m
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Friday

Friday
5°C
10% Fineweather
1500m
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Saturday

Saturday
2°C
90% Fineweather
700m
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Forecast

Thursday morning will start with a few clouds which may partially turn into bigger cumulus clouds over midday, but they should not produce any showers. As sunny spells will be frequent, we can expect pleasant values.

Tendency

On Friday, the current period of fine weather will be briefly interrupted by the passage of a weak low accompanied by dense cloud and a few showers. Then, high pressure will return again for warm weather.

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Axams/Birgitz/Grinzens tourist office


Mo-Fr 8.30 am - 12 noon
and 3 pm - 6 pm

Götzens tourist office


Mo-Fr 8.30am - 12.30pm
and 15 pm - 18 pm

Mutters/Natters tourist office


Mo-Fr 8.30 am - 12 noon
and 3 pm - 6 pm

Famous author, playwright and doctor

Karl Schönherr from Axams

The plays “Glaube und Heimat” (Faith and Homeland – 1910) and “Der Weibsteufel” (The She-Devil – 1914) have long been counted amongst the most well-known theatre pieces from the southern part of the German-speaking world. However, Karl Schönherr was also active and influential in many other areas. His legacy can still be seen today in the bronze plaque mounted on the house where he was born in Axams, in the name of the local school (“Karl-Schönherr-Sprengelhauptschule”) and in the local street that also bears his name.

Karl Schönherr (born 24 February 1867 in Axams, died 15 March 1943 in Vienna) was the son of the village teacher. Medicine was actually the first thing that caught his interest and he worked as a doctor for many years after being awarded the title of Dr. med. He later became a successful playwright and author thanks to his humorous stories of everyday rural life, which were widely read and performed both in his own lifetime and long afterwards.

In addition to “Glaube und Heimat” and “Der Weibsteufel”, another of his best-known works is “Die Erde” (Earth) from 1907. Today, Karl Schönherr rests in a grave of honour in Vienna’s central cemetery but traces of his work and influence can still be found in the village of Axams.

Contact & information

Volkstheater Axams
Georg Bucher Straße 2
6094  Axams
+43 +436645529557
+43 +436645529557
kassa@volkstheater-axams.at
http://www.volkstheater-axams.at/


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