Death of Grand Duke Jean and national mourning

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg mourns the death of H.R.H. Grand Duke Jean. He died on Tuesday, April 23rd at the age of 98. His funeral will take place on Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m., at [...]

Émaischen and Péckvillercher to collect at the Emmaus festival

The Émaischen is a tradition in Luxembourg that takes place on Easter Monday, 22 April, at the end of the traditional Easter celebrations. If the origin of this traditional festival remains [...]

Easter traditions in Luxembourg

Most of our children are already on vacation. Spring holidays or Easter holidays? Above all, it is an opportunity to recall what the traditional Easter celebrations are and what they represent in [...]

Offer a pretzel to your lover on Pretzel Sunday

Each year, a “greedy” and ancestral tradition is celebrated in Luxembourg: the BretzelSonndeg. This traditional and very popular celebration is held every year in mid-March, the 4th [...]

Fuesend – Carnival time

The period of February /March, depending on the year, is marked in Luxembourg by the Carnival celebrations, which are part of the beautiful Luxembourg traditions. The Carnival period officially [...]

Celebrate the light and eat pancakes!

Liichtmëssdag is one of the beautiful traditions that you will discover in Luxembourg on February 2nd of each year. At nightfall, you can meet processions of children with home made lanterns in [...]

Luxembourg, 15th best destination for expats

The latest InterNations study, Expat Insider 2018, has just been released. As last year, Luxembourg is one of the favourite destinations for expatriates and ranks 15th out of 68 countries [...]

Red Cross Bazaar in Luxembourg

On November 18th, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, the 72st Red Cross Bazaar took place in Luxembourg-city, at the Halle Victor Hugo, 62 Rue Victor Hugo in Limpertsberg district.  The opportunity for [...]

Second-hand children’s car seats sale

Sale of second hand baby or child car seats and booster seats on Saturday 24 November 2018. Need a baby or childs car seat in good condition or a booster seat for your car? Next saturday, the [...]

De Kleeschen – St Nicholas Day (6 December)

In Luxembourg, Saint Nicholas Day is traditionally very important for all the country’s children as they do not go to school and receive gifts from “De Kleeschen”. Saint [...]

Top Kids Fair, children’s paradise at Luxexpo

The next edition of the Top Kids Children’s Fair will take place on 27-28 October 2018 at Luxexpo The Box. Dedicated to children aged 2 to 12, this sixth edition of the children’s [...]

Where to celebrate Halloween with your kids in Luxembourg?

Fancy-dress ball? Creative activities? Door-to-door? Although this is not strictly speaking a Luxembourgish tradition, Halloween not only pleases the Anglo-Saxon community of Luxembourg, but also [...]

Mantelsonndeg, stores open this Sunday in Luxembourg

In Luxembourg, the Mantelsonndeg, or”Coat Sunday” is a real tradition that has been going on for years. On this Sunday 21st of october, Luxembourg residents and shoppers take [...]

News at the French Institute of Luxembourg

Under the supervision of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the French Institute is in charge of promoting the French language and culture in the world and in Luxembourg. For this [...]

4 websites that parents need to know in Luxembourg!

In Luxembourg, many activities take place every week to occupy children of all ages! If you live in Luxembourg and have children, you are probably interested in exhibitions, hobbies, summer camps [...]

Schueberfouer, the most popular funfair in Luxembourg

The Schueberfouer is THE great fair of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It generally takes place from the last week of August (from Saint Bartholomew’s Day) to mid-September and lasts 20 [...]

School holidays and public holidays school year 2018-2019

School calendar 2018-2019 in Luxembourg This year, the school year for Luxembourgish fundamental schools and Luxembourgish high schools starts on Monday 17 September 2018 and ends on Friday 12 [...]

Luxembourg National Day on June 23

June 23, National Day The 23rd of June is the Luxembourg National Holiday. At the origin, January 23rd was the date of birthday of H.R.H the Grand-Duchess Charlotte, an emblematic figure of the [...]

Dreaming for a good cause: #INGBestwishes

This month, ING Luxembourg launches the Facebook campaign #INGBestwishes to support the association called Make-a-wish. One goal: to fulfil the dream of seriously ill children. So, why don’t you [...]

Finding a babysitter in Luxembourg, the promise of the Bsit app

Do you need a babysitter to take care of your children in Luxembourg? The new Bsit application promises to easily find a babysitter in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. At the origin of the [...]