35th edition of the Festival of Migrations, Cultures and Citizenship
Festival of Migrations, Cultures and Citizenship on March 2nd, 3rd and 4th
Organized by the CLAE, Liaison Committee for Foreign Associations, this must-attend event in Luxembourg will take place at LuxExpo in Kirchberg. The entrance is totally free!
Once again, more than 400 stands will be present for this new edition 2018 of the festival. Among them, multicultural associative stands but also stands grouping the main Luxembourgish institutions, all in charge of the integration of newcomers and foreigners in Luxembourg. Just Arrived and its Ambassadors Club JAA Club will also be present along with the Municipal Integration Advisory Commission of the City of Luxembourg.
At the Festival des Migrations you can discover many stands celebrating the cultural mixture specific to Luxembourg, but you can also attend many festive and friendly activities: debates, entertainment, scenic shows, cultural and artistic activities, concerts … Everything is set to make this event a place of exchange, meetings and cultural discoveries, to measure the whole intercultural dimension of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Discover the whole program on the CLAE website.
Where and when ?
Friday 2, Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March at LuxExpo – Luxembourg-Kirchberg.
Multiculturalism and traditions in the Migration Festival, testimony
“Oh finally I ate kushari!” said an Austrian young woman who was attending the last Migrants Festival in Luxembourg.
All present nationalities in Luxembourg had participated in this festival, presenting their traditional food and manufactures of jewelry, clothing, fabrics, handmade crafts and lots of other interesting goods.
Clae, Red Cross, Caritas, ASTI, CFLH, CEFIS, INL and lots of other organizations that work on different humanitarian, educational and professional support proved their presence to guarantee their reach to everyone. The festival also hosted lots of galleries and artists from all around the world giving us the chance to share with them their artistic point of view.
Along with a very energetic interesting dancing and preforming shows from Palestine, Algeria, Germany and Africa. The cultural mix and the various qualities offered in the festival were very unique and original, the food served was very tasty and all countries were showing the best of their people and materials. Few of the Luxmbourgish ministers visited the festival and shared the joy and excitement of the festival atmosphere.
It was a great fun! I will definitely return!