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Luxembourg gears up for busy Summer

Residents in Luxembourg will be kept very busy this Summer as the city plays host to a range of interesting events. Expats and locals alike will find a calendar full of activities to keep them occupied through the hot summer nights.

 

International Festival Echternach

The festival, originally conceived as a way to promote young talented composers has been going since 1975. Today the music ranges between medieval and classical music to jazz and world music. Concerts will take place in the Basilica, Peter and Paul Church and the Trifolian concert hall.

Summer in the City

An open air Summer campaign which sees free concerts at the Place d’Armes and the Place Guillaume II. There is also a street art festival, open air cinema, markets, sports exhibitions and folklore to keep people entertained. It all kicks off on June 16th.

Blues Express

A blues festival will showcase talent in an open-air format in Differdange and Lasauvage. It all gets underway on July 8th.

Rock Um Knuedler

Rock acts from around the world join together with Luxembourg’s best in the heart of Luxembourg on July 16th.. Expect as many as 15,000 fans to pack downtown for an event that has been running since 1991.

Luxembourg Balloon trophy

Held in Mersch, the heart of Luxembourg, this event involves up to 40 pilots and their balloons. Programs will include competitive ballooning, animations, nightglow, laser show and exhibitions by affiliate members of the Luxembourg Aeroclub.

e-Lake Festival

An open air party with a huge dancefloor catering to 10,000 people. Expect to see live acts and DJ sets at this vibrant event held between August 11-13.

Concours d’Elegance & Luxembourg Classic Days

Luxembourg’s most prestigious automobile event takes place in Mondorf. Organized by the charity “Make a Wish”, the event held on August 26-27 will be held in the romantic parks of the Domaine Thermal.

For more details on events happening over the Summer in Luxembourg, head over to the Angloinfo Luxembourg events page

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