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Offer a pretzel to your lover on Pretzel Sunday

Offer a pretzel to your lover on Pretzel Sunday

Typical and appreciated by everyone, the ancestral gourmet celebration of the Pretzelsonndeg takes place in mid-Lent. This year, the Bretzelsonndeg falls on 22 March 2020, the 4th Sunday of Lent.  Traditionally, the Bretzelsonndeg is also the occasion to declare your...
Fuesend or Carnival time

Fuesend or 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 begins in Luxembourg on 2 February,Candlemas or Liichtmëssdag. It lasts...
Epiphany: taste the delicious king cake!

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 Christian celebration that takes place every year after Christmas...
Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell…

Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell…

Remember 30 years ago, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. Driven by the East German population determined to move west and find families and friends, a whole piece of history was falling… The fall of the Berlin Wall A few years earlier, Mickhail Gorbachev...