© VDL/Bazar International
Welcome to the weekend! Celebrate Ukrainian heritage, play games on Knuedler square, see big French acts, or flock to mini Bazar International!
1. Hop around the world at mini Bazar International
What: Feast for the eyes and taste buds
Where: City Concorde, 80 Rte de Longwy, 8060 Bertrange - Google Maps
When: Friday, 9 June (9.30am-7.30pm), Saturday, 10 June (10am-6pm) - free event, more info here
Can't wait for the Bazar International? There's a mini one this weekend at City Concorde. As always, all profits are donated to humanitarian causes around the world. Indulge in beauty products from France and Slovakia, discover jewelry from the Baltic States and Romania. Need something special for a birthday? How about handmade Wayuu bags from Colombia, cosmetic purses from the Luxembourg stand or Panama hats from Guatemala? The Bazar International is the place to be for a quick tour du monde without even taking your feet off Luxembourgish soil.
2. See French top acts at Francofolies
What: EDM to pop and alternative
Where: Various locations around Esch, see info link below
When: Friday, 9 June - Sunday, 11 June - tickets between €25-€49, more info here
3. Watch Luxembourg-Malta
Luxembourg and Malta are playing an international friendly on Friday. Their last clash in 2018 was won by Luxembourg, following a 0-2 win by Malta in 2012 and a draw in 2003. Will the Red Lions be victorious at home?
4. Meet new people at summer pub crawl
Shamrock Pub, Rockbox, Tube Bar and Apoteca Club have joined forces again for their monthly pub crawl. Meet new people, enjoy a drink at each place, see various bars and party into the morning hours. Tickets are €15 and include free shots with every order at each bar, as well as free entrance at the club.
5. Play games on Place Guillaume II
Luxembourg City is hosting a big, free play day on the Knuedler square this Saturday. Between 11am-6pm, come discover a fairy tale maze, a sewing workshop, a flower planting and flower arrangement workshop, a carousel, an open-air theatre and a comic book library, among other things. Just make sure to stay hydrated with all that fun!
6. Celebrate Ukrainian heritage
What: Week-long celebration
Where: Various locations, see info link below
When: Between now and Thursday, 15 June - more info here
UAdays is an annual event showcasing the beauty and wealth of Ukrainian heritage and its country. Organised by local association LUkraine, the 2023 celebrations feature music concerts and cinema screenings, fashion shows, art exhibitions, literature evenings and food tastings. Meet people from Ukraine and learn about the country and its traditions. For the full programme, see the website here.
Exhibition celebrating Ukrainian women in history. / © UAdays
7. Celebrate Luxembourgish Mother's Day
What: Hugs to all mums readings this!
Where: Any place
When: Sunday, 11 June
It's time to put a special spotlight on the mums in our lives. We love them every day, but this Sunday is an extra cause for celebration. Surprise her with flowers, breakfast in bed, a brunch outside, handcrafts from the kids, a long spring walk or daytrip abroad...it's the gesture that counts. We love you, mum!
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