Awareness of people with special needs

Make the City of Luxembourg “A city for everyone”! Every year, the city of Luxembourg organizes the awareness weeks for people with special needs. An initiative that aims to stimulate exchanges and build bridges between the general public and people with special needs.

From April 23 to June 4, 2022, for the 9th edition of the Special Needs Awareness Weeks, the City of Luxembourg is once again offering several activities aimed at exchanges between the general public and the people concerned.

Solidarity towards people with special needs

Cultural activities, workshops, thematic evenings, conferences, information stands and screenings are organized by the City of Luxembourg. They aim to make the general public aware of the specific needs of certain people. The goal is to strengthen inclusion to better live together.

This year again, Diners in the Dark will be organized in different restaurants of the city. Participants will be guided during the meal by blind people. 5 dates are proposed. Places are limited and advance reservations are required. So book your meal in the dark now.

An “Inclusion” gala will close these Sempaines of awareness on June 4 on the theme of Art and Culture at the Conservatory of Music in Merl.

You will find the complete program as well as the practical information of these weeks of awareness for people with special needs on the website vdl.lu .

Roll & Run in Luxembourg, the inclusive race of the ING Night Marathon

The Roll& Run is also included in the awareness week program.

Whether you are in a wheelchair, a parent(s) with a stroller or simply a scooter enthusiast, you can participate in the inclusive Roll&Run on May 28, 2022, starting at 5:00 p.m.

This race, dedicated only to people on wheels or casters, allows you to enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the ING Night Marathon. The start of the Roll&Run will be given by the City of Luxembourg at 18:00 during the ING Night Marathon to all participants moving on wheels or casters.

Starting from the Champ du Glacis, in the Limperstberg district, Participants will also be able to enjoy all the activities planned for the ING Marathon, including an “After Roll & Run Party” on the Glacis field! Festive and friendly atmosphere guaranteed!

The Roll&Run is open to all, including people with special needs, parents with strollers, … However, electric machines, bicycles, skates and rollerblades are not allowed .

The participation is 5 euros is requested at registration. All proceeds will be donated to the association “Zak! Zusemment Aktiv”.

For more information about the ING Night Marathon in Luxembourg, click here