Welcome to the weekend! Celebrate Korean culture, hear classical guitar or dark trap, take kids to the Science Club or enjoy a final CinEast weekend.

1. See string masters at Luxembourg Guitar Festival

What: Free concert and competition
Conservatory of Luxembourg, 33 Rue Charles Martel, 2134 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 22 October and Sunday, 23 October - free entry, more info here

The Luxembourg Guitar Festival is the first festival in the country dedicated to the classical guitar. It features concerts, masterclasses and lectures by world-class guitarists, exhibitions of guitar makers as well as a national competition for young guitar students from Luxembourg and an international guitar competition. Despite the classical guitar's popularity, concerts in the Grand Duchy remain rare. With this festival, organisers are shedding light on these incredible players, and the possibilities of their instrument. Here's a Piazzolla tango by Zoran Dukic, who is playing on Saturday:

2. Learn about UN development goals

What: Young science club event
Museum of Natural History, 25 Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg - Google Maps
 Saturday, 22 October between 2.30-5pm - reservation required, more info here

The UN has 17 sustainable development goals to be reached by 2030. But what are those goals, and what steps must still be taken for us to get that far? In this Science Club programme, young participants learn about what we've already accomplished and what challenges lie ahead of us.


3. Book your spot at creative Saturday morning painting

What: Painting on canvas
Art Space Luxembourg, 421 Rue de Neudorf, 2220 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 22 October between 10am-1pm - info & tickets here

If you're looking for a creative, artistic breakfast, reserve your Saturday morning painting session at Art Space Luxembourg. The idea is that, together with a lovely cup of coffee and croissant, you meet like-minded people and spend 2-3 hours painting acrylic on canvas. Of course there is guidance by the organiser, and all levels (from beginner to advanced) are welcome. Reservation costs €60 and includes all materials, paint and the breakfast. Children are €30.


4. Get knighted at medieval market

What: Back to the Middle Ages
Where: Place Dr. Fernand Kons, 5533 Remich - Google Maps
When: Friday, 21 October - Sunday, 23 October - times vary, see programme

Ok, you probably can't get officially knighted at the medieval market in Remich this weekend, but maybe just kindly ask a knight with a sword if he'll do a quick ceremony for you? Street artists with fire shows and acrobats are entertaining the crowds in the afternoons, with crafts from the Middle Ages for sale and food stands.


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5. Hear dark trap by local artist Maz

What: Concert
Where: Rotondes, 3 Place des Rotondes, 2448 Luxemburg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 22 October at 8pm - info & tickets

Risen from the ashes of early 2000s metal and rock influences, Maz absorbs melancholy and shoots back hope with a flow and technical skill that never fails to ​“maz’merise”. His honest lyrics have made him one of the biggest young rappers in the local scene, who is now also performing on international stages. If you're into rap and dark trip, grab your tix now.

6. See films at last CinEast Festival

What: Showcase film festival
Where: Various cinemas, see programme below
When: Until Sunday, 23 October - full programme here

There are three days left to see films at the annual CinEast Festival. Showcasing films from eastern European directors, it brought over 100 screenings to a dozen cinemas across Luxembourg City. There is an outstanding programme of drama, fiction, documentary and animation to be discovered, alongside director talks, music concerts, themed evenings, debates and culinary events. There are a couple more gems scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, such as Gentle:

7. Celebrate Korean Culture Day

What: Organised by local asbl
Where: Centre Culturel Schéiss, Val Sainte-Croix, L-1330 Luxembourg- Google Maps
When: Saturday, 22 October between 4-9pm - more info here

To celebrate 60 years of relations between Korea and Luxembourg, the Maison de la Culture Coreenne au Luxembourg asbl is organising a day around their country, with Korean cuisine, traditional drinks, Korean costumes and games, beauty products as well as live music. Discover Korea through Luxembourg at Val-Sainte-Croix Cultural Center. And before you ask: yes, there will be K-Pop!


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