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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 celebrations...
Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell…

Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell…

Do you remember? 30 years ago, on November 9, the Berlin Wall fell. Pushed by the East German population determined to cross over to the West and reunite with family and friends, a whole section of history was falling apart. The fall of the Berlin Wall A few years...
Mantelsonndeg, exceptional store opening on Sunday

Mantelsonndeg, exceptional store opening on Sunday

In Luxembourg, the Mantelsonndeg, or ”Coat Sunday” is a real tradition that has been going on for years. On Sunday 20th of october, Luxembourg residents and shoppers take advantage of the exceptional opening of the shops before All Saints’ Day, to buy a coat for the...