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Knuedler goes Classic - Luxembourg

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Dancing Procession - Echternach (c) Peuky Barone-Wagner
Festival Echternach
Festival de Wiltz
Blues'n Jazz Rallye - Luxembourg
Streeta(rt)nimation - Luxembourg
Butschebuerger Buergfest - Dudelange
e-Lake festival - Echternach
Kanner in the City - Luxembourg
Emaischen - Luxembourg & Nospelt (c) SIP
Festival OMNI - Luxembourg (c) Hervé Montaigu
Medieval Festival - Vianden
Festival de Wiltz
Rock-A-Field - Roeser
International Motor Show - Luxembourg
Live at Vauban - Luxembourg
Nuit des Lampions - Wiltz
Rock-A-Field - Roeser
Medieval Festival - Vianden
Knuedler goes Classic - Luxembourg
Rock um Knuedler - Luxembourg
Streeta(rt)nimation - Luxembourg
Schueberfouer - Luxembourg (c) Laurent Schwaller
Schueberfouer Luxembourg (c) Steve Kayser
Festival Echternach
Live at Vauban - Luxembourg
Nëssmoort - Vianden (c) Jengel
Carnival
Christmas Market - Luxembourg
Christmas Market - Luxembourg

Calendar of major events in Luxembourg

Luxembourg never sleeps. Be it theatre or music festivals, traditional processions and big sport events, this is a country on the move. The cultural program includes many village festivals, markets and special events. Schueberfouer, Rock-A-Field, ING Marathon, Nuts Market or Festival of Wiltz, are just a few random words to describe a cultural agenda that always has something on. Find the entire calendar of events online.

Major events in Luxembourg

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2015 - March 04 - May 27
Printemps Musical

Luxembourg City

The renowned "Printemps Musical" jazz and world music festival features every year an innovative series of jazz and world music concerts and hosts both prestigious international artists as well as new talents worth discovering. Concerts take...

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2015 - April 25 - May 10
Octave

Luxembourg City

Traditional Pilgrimage (since 1666) to honour Our Lady of Luxembourg, the patron saint. Lasts from the third to the fifth Sunday after Easter and represents the main religious ceremony of the country.

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2015 - May 09 - 17
Foire de Printemps

Luxembourg City

The SPING FAIR, an unmissable commercial and promotional event, is the perfect place in which to prepare for summer. It spotlights gastronomy, wine and the art of the table, as well as the latest from the electrical appliance, garden, well-being and...

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2015 - May 09
Night of the Cathedrals

Luxembourg City

The cathedral of Luxembourg is one of the sights most worth seeing in the capital city and is a unique building of the Grand Duchy which is of great spiritual, cultural and historical importance. On the 11th May you can discover the sacred building,...

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2015 - May 15 - 16
Gala des Etoiles

Luxembourg City

Prima Ballerina Svetlana Zakharova in Luxembourg After the great success over the past two years, the Grand-Théâtre in Luxembourg city will host a new edition of the “Gala des Etoiles”. In addition to the Prima Ballerina Assolut...

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2015 - May 16 - 17
Museum Festival

Luxembourg City

Free entrance to the temporary and permanent exhibitions in the museums of the "Statermuséeën" (Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Musée national d’histoire et d’art, Musée national...

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2015 - May 25
Geenzefest Wooltz

Wiltz

On Whit Weekend. The superb float with the Broom Queen and her six Ladies of Honour is being introduced by a wide variety of music bands and folkloristic groups. Before and after the Corso, the spectators are welcome for full entertainment at the inner ...

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2015 - May 26
Dancing procession of Echternach

Echternach

Echternach, already famous for its Benedictine abbey founded by St. Willibrord (698), which experienced its days of splendour in the Middle Ages thanks to its gold illumination studios, owes its world renown to its Dancing Procession. Every year on Whit...

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2015 - May 30
ING Night Marathon Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

At dusk, in the narrow streets and alleys of the old town, never-ending rows of spectators standing on both sides of the course, absolute pandemonium at Place Guillaume II, the quiet green parks in the city centre, small festivals in the exclusive...

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2015 - May 30 - 31
Marche de l'Armée

Diekirch

12, 20 or 40 km hike.

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2015 - June 11 - 14
International equestrian event - "Réiser Päerdsdeeg"

Roeser

An integral part of the international show jumping scene since 1992, the Réiser Päerdsdeeg attract more than 4,000 visitors each year. The tournament, which boasts international show jumping stars, takes place every year on the Herchesfeld,...

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2015 - June 12 - 21
Fête de la Musique

Luxembourg City

Music festival Great popular demonstration which honors musicians and interpreters, amateurs or professionals who'd like to take part in it. Free entrance.  

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2015 - June 20
IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg

Remich

Triathlon in the tri-border region at the eastside of Luxembourg - commonly known worldwide for the treaty of Schengen signed 1985, which is one of the milestones of today’s Europe. Be part of the second IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg and experience a...

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2015 - June 21 - September 09
Summer in the City

Luxembourg City

Open air summer campaign in the city of Luxembourg with free concerts at the Place d’Armes and the Place Guillaume II, "Fête de la Musique", music festivals "MeYouZik", "Rock um Knuedler" and Blues’n...

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2015 - June 22 - 23
National Holiday Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Traditional festivities. Patriotic parades, religious services, concerts, dances. Luxembourg City: The eve of the National Holiday (22/06) is a gala occasion for the capital city. Grand fireworks will illuminate the Pétrusse Valley. Rock, pop...

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2015 - June 23
Open Air Konstfestival Lellgen

Lellingen

 Lellingen, this charming Ardennes village is transformed into an arts workshop on the day of the National Festival (23rd June), bringing together a hundred painters.

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2015 - June 27 - July 27
Festival de Wiltz

Wiltz

Since the creation of the festival in 1953, this unequalled open theatre, with the castle as setting, is the annual appointment of artists as well as theatrical and musical ensembles of international breadth. In 1953 a handful of people from Wiltz had...

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2015 - June 27
Nuit des Légendes

Esch-sur-Sûre

Night of the Legends Animation program in the castle area and the village of Esch-sur-Sûre. Series of short plays featuring  dancers, taletellers, musicians, comedians, jugglers, fire-breathers  and many more.   ...

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2015 - July 03 - 05
Agricultural Fair

Ettelbruck

The agricultural exhibition “Foire Agricole” in Ettelbruck, organized by the city itself, has been for many years the showcase of the Luxembourgish farming industry.Traditionnaly, the FAE attracts 15.000 visitors each year du...

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2015 - July 03 - 05
Rock-A-Field

Roeser

For three days in June, this outdoor festival with camping on site meets up to 15000 fans Herchesfeld near Roeser, and hosts national and international artists.

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2015 - July 05
J.P. Morgan City Jogging

Luxembourg City

Running and Nordic Walking through the most beautiful corners of the city and without time constraints. Distance choice of 6 or 10 km.

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2015 - July 11 - 25
Festival OMNI

Luxembourg City

The splendid open air square of the Neumünster Abbey is the ideal location for outstanding concerts. Photo: (c) Hervé Montaigu

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2015 - July 11
Festival MeYouZik

Luxembourg City

Music festival. Held under the banner of multicultural encounters, coexistence and tolerance, this world festival mirrors the diversity of Luxembourg City, a multicultural and cosmopolitan capital par excellence, home to 63% of non-Luxembourg residents ...

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2015 - July 11
Blues Express

Differdange

Free open-air blues-music festival in Differdange and Lasauvage.

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2015 - July 11
Nuit des Merveilles

Bettembourg

The Nuit des Merveilles welcomes each year professional street artists from tightrope walkers to circus poets, stilt-walkers, puppeteers, mimics, musicians, hat designers and many more to the delight of audiences of all ages. La Nuit des Merveilles is...

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2015 - July 12
Rock um Knuedler

Luxembourg City

Music festival. International rock-pop headliners and Luxembourg’s best rock bands are sharing two stages in the very heart of the city of Luxembourg at Place Guillaume II, also called the "Knuedler". Fans of rock music are spoiled for c...

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2015 - July 18 - 19
Festival International de la Bande Dessinée

Contern

Over 100 stalls offering goods for sale on the Festival site and around twelve refreshment stalls create the atmosphere of a fair and flea market. Visitors will find a wide range of new and second-hand comic books, original drawings, posters, figurines,...

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2015 - July 25
Blues'n Jazz Rallye

Luxembourg City

Every summer, during the Blues’n Jazz Rallye, the lower city suburbs of Grund and Clausen go completely crazy! 50 jazz and blues bands from the Grand Duchy and abroad play dixieland, mainstream, fusion, boogie woogie up to Chicago blues in all the...

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2015 - July 25 - August 02
Medieval Festival

Vianden

Knight camps, medieval tournament shows and plays, fire shows, ballade singers and minstrels, jugglers, calligraphy, birds of prey, vivacious music and a nice medieval market with exhibitors of handicraft, full of surprising items and delicacies...

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2015 - July 25 - 27
Welleschter Kirmes

Wellenstein

Folklore festival in the typical Moselle village of Wellenstein. Games, concert, dancing, local gastronomic specialities, exhibition.

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2015 - July 26 - 31
Rock Classics @ Beaufort Castle

Beaufort

Rock Classics Line up 2015   26.07.2015: Sabaton 27.07.2015: Status Quo 28.07.2015: Dream Theater / Queensrÿche / Fish 31.07.2015: Clueso   More info: www.beaufort.lu Tickets: www.luxembourg-ticket.lu / www.e-t...

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2015 - August 02
Gala Tour de France

Esch-sur-Alzette

Since 1996, ACC Contern organises an annual road race with, as the main attraction, the internationally-renowned hero cyclists from the Tour de France. 

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2015 - August 06 - 09
e-Lake Festival

Echternach

This is the open air party called e-Lake, a huge dancefloor with 10.000 people capacity, showcasing live concerts, live-acts and DJ sets.    

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2015 - August 07 - 28
Déifferdéng Live

Differdange

Picture: © Claude Piscitelli The festival "Déifferdeng Live" which welcomes many groups of different types of music takes place in summer, especially on Fridays in August.

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2015 - August 08 - 09
Streeta(rt)nimation

Luxembourg City

It’s well worthwile to take a stroll through the pedestrian zone. You will encounter about thymie different mimes, stilters, travelling musicians, tumblers and crazy fantastic creatures who will take you to a coloured fantasy world of poetry and...

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2015 - August 08
Night Market

Esch-sur-Sûre

At dusk, thousands of people pass through the narrow streets of Esch-Sauer, where amateur markets and flea markets offer anything your heart desires, from antique furniture to precious ceramics and  craft articles.  

leiffraweschdag

2015 - August 15
Léiffrawëschdag

Greiveldange

Folklore festival. Work and play of yesteryear, Luxembourg food, national and international folklore in the village streets, sale of regional products.

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2015 - August 21 - September 09
Schueberfouer

Luxembourg City

Large funfair on the vast Glacis Square, founded by John the Blind, Count of Luxembourg and King of Bohemia, in 1340. It continues the tradition of the folk fair. With rollercoasters, giant wheel, traditional cinema, thrilling games, sweets, candy and...

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2015 - August 29 - 30
Concours d'Elégance & Luxembourg Classic Days

Mondorf-les-Bains

With a focus on classic cars and motorbikes, the Grand Duchy’s most famous and prestigious automobile event takes place in Mondorf from the 29th until the 30th August. It is the third time that the "Concours d'Elégance" is...

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2015 - September 04 - October 22
International Festival Echternach

Echternach

A brilliant idea and a good portion of idealism led to international fame. Since 1975, Echternach, which is situated in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, has been hosting the internationally renowned festival. Famous names like Benny Goodman, Yehudi Menuhi...

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2015 - September 11 - 13
Fête du Raisin et du Vin

Grevenmacher

Wine and Grape Festival These celebrations offer a festive opportunity for our growers in order to promote their products: worldwide recognized and appreciated wines and "crémants", as testified by the numerous medals won at competition...

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2015 - September 18 - 20
Riesling Open

Wormeldange

Riesling Open Tag Wormeldange offers tastings and sales of wine and champagne of the wineries participating in the event. Each year, Riesling Open promises to be a real feast in the village on the Route du Vin. The event begins with the crowning of the...

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2015 - September 19 - 20
Book Festival Vianden

Vianden

For two days, Vianden Castle is the meeting point for collectors and lovers of culture and literature. Booksellers, antiquarians, collectors and publishers exhibit their works. Program: author readings, workshops, exhibitions, concerts. www.castle-viand...

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2015 - October 10
Night of museums

Luxembourg City

On the occasion of the "Nuit des Musées" (Night of the Museums), the museums will open their exhibitions and collections to the public from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m., and entertain visitors on this late opening with a rich and...

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2015 - October 11
Veiner Nëssmoort

Vianden

Nutmarket - 12.10.2014 The day before the Nutmarket, each association will start to harvest the nuts which they will need for the nut-market. Like in the previous years, the harvest of nuts will be proceeded with the help of a joggle-machine. This machi...

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2015 - October
Home & Living Expo

Luxembourg City

The autumn fair is an unmissable, “something for everyone” business event centred on products, services and collections for anyone with building, renovation or decoration plans in mind.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2015 - October - December
Music Festival Bourglinster

Bourglinster

The castle of Bourlingster hosts every year the renowned festival de Bourglinster. 
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2015 - October - November
Luxembourg Festival

Luxembourg City

On the initiative of the Philharmonie and the "Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg", the Luxembourg Festival will present a programme with outstanding productions and countless highlights. Photo "Dance": (c) SIP
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2015 - October 17 - 25
BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open

Kockelscheuer

BGL BNP Paribas has supported this international women's tennis tournament, organised by the IWTP, since it was first held in 1991. In 2005, BGL BNP Paribas became the name sponsor of the tournament, which took the name BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg...

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2015 - October 18
Fisherman's Friend StrongmanRun Luxembourg

Differdange

The Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun in Luxembourg – the Luxembourg version of the largest obstacle course run in the world. The roughly 4,000 runners must cover 11 kilometres twice on one of the most spectacular and hardest courses of the en...

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2015 - October 31
Trauliicht gët gebrannt (Halloween)

Munshausen

Old Ardennes tradition on the return of the cattle to the cowshed. While guarding the cattle, the boys of the village hollow out beet to hold candles. At nightfall, before taking the cattle back, they took great pleasure in frightening women and girls...

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2015 - November 05 - 15
Octave in honor of St Willibrord

Echternach

The Octave in honor of St Willibrord will be celebrated during the week of November 7th. A large pilgrimage will allow pilgrims to pray, during a week, on the grave of St Willibrord, the second protector of the archdiocese. They will celebrate the holy...

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2015 - November 07 - 08
Haupeschfest

Berdorf

Arts & Crafts market in the streets of Berdorf with animation, food & drinks

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2015 - November 08
Haupeschmaart

Munshausen

Traditional spirited market of regional products.

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2015 - November 20 - 22
International Motor Show Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

True to tradition the International Motor Show of Luxembourg rounds off the motorsport season on a high note. The show brings together sports cars and motorbikes, exceptional models, as also competition and collectors cars allowing the hordes of...

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2015 - November - December
Christmas Market Esch-sur-Alzette

Esch-sur-Alzette

The Christmasmarket in Esch sur Alzette is an opportunity to recapture the magic of the Christmas season with all its traditions: many exhibitors, artisans, food lovers and attractions await kids and grown-ups on the Place de l'Hôtel de...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

Winterlights, Christmas, Luxembourg

2015 - November - December
Winterlights

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office present "Winterlights", the festival of lights and animation that plunges the heart of the millenary city of Luxembourg in a magical, wonderful and romantic decor with its Christmas...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2015 - November - December
Christmas Market Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Each year in December, the traditional Christmas market in Luxembourg city turns the Place d'Armes, the Place de la Constitution and the Place de Paris in a real Christmas village. For a month, the main square of the capital is covered with small w...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2015 - November 22
Trail Uewersauer

Heiderscheid

Ultra Trail (50,1 km) Sprint trail (10 km) Team trail (50,1 km) & Kids Trail (2 km) Nordic Walking & Walking parcours   Impressions from 2014: Video  

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2015 - December
Medieval Christmas Market

Dudelange

Christmas market with typical chalets, christmas gifts, daily concerts on the christmas stage and animation in the medieval village.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2015 - December
Live at Vauban

Luxembourg City

Renowned music festival with a series of  rock, pop and blues concerts in different concerts halls of the capital. "Live at Vauban" was launched in 1995 when Luxembourg was European City of Culture.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2016 - January
Tourism Fair "Vakanz"

Luxembourg City

Vakanz - 3 days of travel, encounters and discoveries Vakanz, the Greater Region's largest travel and general tourism trade fair, is held annually over 3 days in January, with more than 200 exhibitors from all over the world, at stands covering an a...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2016 - January 29 - 31
Luxembourg Euro Meet

Luxembourg City

International swimming competition.

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2016 - February 07
Carnival Parade Diekirch

Diekirch

Carnival cavalcade with more than 50 floats and groups.

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2016 - February
ING Eurocross & Eurotrail

Diekirch

Eurocross is an annual international cross country running competition which takes place in Diekirch,  in February. There are two major races: a 10.2 km race for men and a 5.3 km race for women. In addition to these primar...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

streimannchen remich

2016 - February 10
Stréimännchen / Stréifrächen

Remich

End of Carnival on Ash Wednesday. Young folk parade a large straw "guy" ("Stréimännchen") through the streets of the town. On the Moselle bridge they set it alight and throw it into the river. It signifies the end of the...

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2016 - February 14
Buergbrennen

Bonfire Day A large wooden cross is set on fire in order to figuratively "burn the winter".

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2016 - February - March
Discovery Zone - Luxembourg City Film Festival

Luxembourg City

The Festival aims to be a platform for discovering films made in/with Luxembourg, offering feature and short films, documentaries and fiction together with one-off events. Throughout the festival, alongside the screenings, audiences can meet the most...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2016 - March 06
Carnival Parade Pétange

Pétange

The cavalcade of Pétange is the oldest and largest carnival parade in the country. Vibrant, diverse and internationally oriented, it has long since gained recognition and remains year after year a great public success.

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2016 - March 06
Carnival Parade Remich

Remich

Great procession through the streets of Remich.

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2016 - March 28
Emaischen Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Traditional celebration of Emmaus. Early on Easter Monday, a motley crowd jostles behind the Palace of the Grand Dukes on the small square of the Fishmarket, to buy one of the small whistling birds ("Péckvillercher") – made in...

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2016 - March 28
Emaischen Nospelt

Nospelt

On Easter Monday.

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2016 - April 24
Mill Man Trail Echternach

Echternach

Mountainbike trail from 25 - 40 - 70 or 100 km. More information on www.mullerthalcycling.com Participation fees: 25 km   - 8 €uro 40 km   - 10 €uro 70 km   - 12 €uro 100 km...

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2016 - April 29
International Dance Day

Ettelbruck

In 1982 the Dance Committee of the ITI founded International Dance Day to be celebrated every year on the 29th April, anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), the creator of modern ballet. The intention of the «International Dance Day...