Welcome to the weekend! Dive into VR or the LuxFilmFest, hear pianists at the Philharmonie, find special fabrics or enjoy some English comedy.

1. See independent films at LuxFilmFest

What: Film month in Luxembourg
Various locations, see programme
When: Between 2-12 March - see full programme here

The Luxembourg City Film Festival is becoming deeply rooted in Europe's young festival landscape, screening not only the most exciting independent films of the moment but also attracting hundreds of film directors, screenwriters, producers, film critics and fans from across the continent and beyond. Get yourself a festival pass (or single tickets) and take some time skimming through the programme - there's plenty to discover.

2. Hear piano concert at Philharmonie

What: Month of the piano
Philharmonie, 1 Pl. de l'Europe, 1499 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Sunday, 5 March at 8pm - info & tickets

Since 2015, the 88th day of every year has been designated the Day of the Piano – in homage to the instrument’s 88 keys. In 2023, this day is celebrated all over the world on 29 March. The Philharmonie is putting the piano in the spotlight this month, presenting some outstanding pianists: This Sunday, Hélène Grimaud plays works by Bach, Beethoven and Schumann.


© Mat Hennek

3. Find fabrics in all shapes and sizes

What: Dealers from neighbouring countries
LuxExpo, 10 Circuit de La Foire Internationale, 1347 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 4 March between 10am-5pm - more info here

Whether you're looking for women's fabrics, children's fabrics, lining fabrics, bridal fabrics, curtain fabrics, decorative fabrics or oilcloth: don't worry, everything can be found at this annual fabric fair. These people may well know what the next seasonal colours and trends will be!


© Unsplash

4. See Romanian troubadour comedian Victor Patrascan

What: Live in Luxembourg
Where: Altrimenti, 5 avenue Marie-Thérèse, L – 2132 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Sunday, 5 March at 5pm - info & tickets

If you're someone who thinks we should question everything about life, love, religion and politics then you’re going to love traveling Romanian comedian Victor Patrascan. He's bringing his honest, thought-provoking and 'unapologetic' stand up comedy show to Luxembourg. Get ready for lots of dirty jokes, he says!

5. Support charities at Anglican Church

What: Arts festival
Where: St. George's - 11 Rue des Peupliers, 2328 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 4 March at 7.30pm - more info here

The Anglican Church of Luxembourg will be holding part 1 of its fundraising arts festival for the charities it supports on Saturday 4 March at St George's International School. Join at 7.30pm and celebrate diversity and the gift of creativity through performances from musicians, singers and dancers. Entry is free of charge and any donations made will go towards Stëmm vun der Strooss, Friendship, World Vision Romania, Naledi Projects in South Africa and Coopera’s Mazingila Community Conservation Programme in Congo.


6. Immerse yourself in virtual reality

What: Hugely popular exhibition
Neimenster, 28 Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Until 19 March - more info here

The VR Pavilion at Neimenster has been a popular success. It offers a unique opportunity to discover content specially designed for VR, always daring and original, which has won awards at the Venice Film Festival and the Tribeca Festival, among others. Go check it out - cool for kids too!


7. See Chinese contemporary dance

What: Based on Chinese calligraphy
Where: Grand Theatre, 1 Bd Robert Schuman, 2525 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Friday, 3 March at 8pm - info & tickets

Since its creation by choreographer Xie Xin in Shanghai in 2014, the Xiexin Dance Theatre has gradually established itself as a major player in contemporary dance in China. With its show From IN, the company will perform for the first time at the Grand Theatre. The choreography has its origins in Chinese calligraphy and particularly in the ideogram 人, which is made up of two lines and means "Human". An enigmatic and elegant dance between tradition and modernity.


© Feng Yuehong

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