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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - the choice is yours.

Are you looking for some good ideas to plan your weekend? Our editorial staff selected some events to test out this weekend. So have a seat – here's our list!

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Festivities

National day: between formalities and tradition

The national day ('Nationalfeierdag' in Luxembourgish) is not just about fireworks and partying to music all night. Far from it.

Pour tous les fêtards de la veille qui se sentent encore d’aplomb, ceux qui privilégient les ambiances plus cérémoniales, ou encore ceux qui tout simplement souhaiteraient obtenir une véritable vue d’ensemble de ce qu’est la fête nationale au Luxembourg, la date du samedi 23 juin, avec son programme réparti sur toute la journée, s’impose.

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Culture

A 'national gallery' to promote Luxembourgish art

This new cultural centre will open in 2022/2023

Minister for Culture Xavier Bettel has announced that the Grand Duchy is to have its own national gallery of Luxembourgish art, housed in a historic building right in the city centre.

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Environment

The PRO-SUD municipalities: a biosphere reserve by 2020?

The association of municipalities has just submitted its application to UNESCO.

The 11 PRO-SUD municipalities, which together have 170,000 inhabitants, could be placed on UNESCO's world heritage list as a biosphere reserve within two years.

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Festivities

National Day: something to suit all tastes!

Luxembourg National Day will be celebrated over the weekend of 23 June – but as always, the party will get started the day before the official festivities, with a huge variety of entertainment and activities on offer for the public to enjoy.

On 23 June, make sure you get out your Luxembourgish flag and matching make-up! Once again this year, the entire country will be getting into the spirit of things for Luxembourg National Day. And the festivities will last for two days in a row, as the party atmosphere will already be well in evidence on 22 June, the eve of the official celebrations.

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Finance

The Eurogroup celebrates its 20th anniversary

The group has been accompanying the euro's success story since its inception

Twenty years ago, in 1998, the first meeting of the Eurogroup took place at Senningen Castle in Luxembourg. Since then, the Ministers of Finance of member states of the euro zone have been gathering on a monthly basis to coordinate the economic policy

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Economy

New strategy for economic promotion of the Grand Duchy bears fruit

The various action plans for attracting potential investors and businesses are beginning to show signs of success.

The Grand Duchy's economy is doing well. The indicators are all green. That is due in particular to the Grand Duchy's new strategy of economic promotion.

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Music

A week of music across the country

The 'Fête de la Musique' will take place from 15th to 21st June, with a varied programme across the whole country.

Saying there is something for everyone would be an understatement. In Luxembourg, the 'Fête de la Musique' which used to be celebrated on 21st June - like everywhere else around the globe -, is such a success story that it is split into regional editions that form one big national festival over the course of several days.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things for you to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - take your pick.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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  • Updated 22-06-2018