Sprangpressessioun – Dancing procession of Echternach

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since November 2010, the Echternach dancing procession is a Catholic pilgrimage that takes place on Whit Tuesday. More than ten thousand people attend the [...]

Notre-Dame of Fatima – Pilgrimage of the Ascension Thursday

Since 1968 in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, every Thursday of Ascension, nearly 20,000 Catholics and for the majority of them of Portuguese origin, come to give thanks to the one whom they [...]

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 [...]

Diversity Day, the Diversity Charter!

On May 15th, the 5th Diversity Day edition will take place in Luxembourg. The opportunity for new signatories to join this beautiful project and promote diversity within companies! It is the [...]

The Octave pilmigrage and market soon in Luxembourg!

Like every year, the Octave Pilgrimage  and market will start the 3rd Sunday after Easter and will end the 5th Sunday after Easter in Luxembourg. The Octave feast is a traditional emblematic [...]

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 [...]

Consequences of Brexit. What happens if no deal?

Following the 2016 Brexit referendum, the British Parliament reject the agreements negotiated by Theresa May in January 2019. United Kingdom and the European Union are therefore still 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 [...]

Time for garage sales and flea markets!

Spring is coming soon? With the return of the nice season, garage sales and other flea markets come back too, to the delight of all bargain hunters and lovers of old books, furniture, toys and [...]

Sunday opening of stores in Luxembourg

No time to shop on weekdays because you work? Luxembourg stores are exceptionally open one Sunday a month and also during the Christmas holidays for end-of-year shopping. Opening of stores one [...]

Buergbrennen, bonfire tradition on Lent Sunday

Repel winter in Luxembourg with Buergbrennen! On the first Sunday of Lent (Christian tradition before Easter), you can see impressive stakes in different villages and communes of Luxembourg: the [...]

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 [...]

Legislation in Luxembourg: what is changing in 2019

As every year, January 1st marks the date of entry into force of new laws or legislative changes. This year 2019 is no exception to the rule. Let us review the changes that will take place in [...]

Epiphany: taste the delicious king cake!

On January 6th  in Luxembourg and in many other countries, you can taste the traditional king cake to celebrate Epiphany or Dräikinneksdag (Three Kings Day) in luxembourgish. Epiphany is a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]