Founded in 1883, the Orient Express train connected London, Paris, Munich, Vienna, Belgrade and Istanbul; allowing speedy long distance travel through Europe and beyond. Amongst the clientele were diplomats, spies and adventurers. The train was notorious for its mystical charm, curious happenings and its famous & infamous passengers. Welcome aboard our train! Read more about the theme at the Facebook Event.
Whether you travel in the luxury of First Class or prefer a simpler style in Third Class, our focus is on the Burner principle of radical inclusion. In a time when social differences are being reinforced and national borders reinstated – we want to celebrate radical inclusion, radical self-expression and gifting as key elements of our Burner culture.
On board the Vienna Burning Ball Orient Express you are invited to play and celebrate cultural richness and diversity: for example Orient, Balkan Beats, Vienna World Fair, Munich Beer, Fin de Siècle Paris, and Elizabethan London, the train is your stage – a communal performance palace on wheels!! Show us your style and persona, be it 19th century steampunk, comedian, impostor, globetrotter, adventurer, diplomat, engineer, conductor, Maharaja, princess, travel agent, spy – or the mystery that is you and your imagination?