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Luxembourg weekend of April 21-23: Concerts de Midi opening, poetry and art festivals

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21.04.23
Luxembourg weekend of April 21-23: Concerts de Midi opening, poetry and art festivals

Weekends are approaching the Grand Duchy once again, and once again we are here to share our editorial selection of events, that will brighten up your days and evenings. Springtime is perfect for walks through blooming trees, enjoying art, and finding new, more poetic sides of the city. Dive into our weekend events digest and choose your leisure activities.

Luxembourg Art Fair

The 6th edition of the Luxembourg Art Fair, where more than 80 galleries from Luxembourg, Europe, and around the world will come together to showcase a skillful blend of art. The representation of the artistic creativity of the moment, with over 3000 works on sale, including sculptures, paintings, photographs, and more — there will be something for everyone at this event.

Guests can also enjoy a lounge with a jazzy atmosphere, some catering, and meeting artists. Explore the best of contemporary art from the 27th to the 30th of April at the Luxembourg Art Fair in Luxexpo. Tickets are up to 10 euros.

Address: LUXEXPO, Centre d'Expositions et de Congrès circuit de la Foire Internationale 10, L-1347 LUXEMBOURG

Spring Festival of Poetry

This weekend, there will be a place not only for modern art but for modern lyrics too: indulge in springtime romance with the 16th Spring Festival of Poets in Luxembourg which will bring together 12 poets from different corners of the world to address the absurdity of a world marked by eternal questions. Come and listen to their unique perspectives on the world and meet the poets in person.

You will have a chance to listen to Luxebmourgish poetry alongside other European languages too. A famous poet Elise Schmit will be there. She has received numerous awards for her poetry, including the Servais Prize in 2012 and the National Literature Prize of Luxembourg in 2018, and is considered one of the most important contemporary poets in Luxembourg.

Address: Neimënster - Cultural Meeting Center Neumünster Abbey, 28 rue Münster, L-2160 LUXEMBOURG

Lunchtime Musical Breaks

This Friday the beloved traditional music festival opens up in Luxembourg. Since 1983, Lunchtime Concerts have been a staple of the city's free concert tradition. They aim to provide classical music enthusiasts with a delightful midday respite in unique venues. On select Fridays, the Lunchtime Concerts present a repertoire that spans from traditional classical pieces to more unconventional and exotic musical finds. The concerts offer a diverse musical program, providing beautiful, lively, exotic, and relaxing experiences for all music lovers. Best of all, these concerts are free of charge, making them an accessible way to enjoy a range of musical encounters.

This and future Fridays, the guests and residents of the city can enjoy classical music in different places: on April 21st the venue will be Eglise Protestante with Quintette playing for an hour in the midday. Try to catch them all.

Address: Eglise Protestante, 5 rue de la Congrégation, L-1352 LUXEMBOURG

Lovefool

This is a captivating one-woman play written by Luxembourgish author and actress Gintare Parulyte. The play follows the journey of Grace, a young woman searching for love in all the wrong places, as she discovers the meaning of healthy self-love. Through vulnerable and humorous storytelling, Parulyte delves into the effects of toxic masculinity and gender expectations, as well as the impact of unresolved traumas on our ability to give and receive love. Lovefool offers a powerful message of hope for a better world and the importance of self-awareness to heal and lead a fulfilling life of true love, self-respect, and purpose.

Prices for tickets vary — for young people it is 8 euros, for adults it is 20 euros.

But you can always benefit from Kulturpass's offer. Especially if you like to visit cultural events often. Read our guide article on Museums and Cultural Centers in Luxembourg for more information.

Address: Théâtre National du Luxembourg (TNL), 194 ROUTE DE LONGWY, L-1940 LUXEMBOURG

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