The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

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Culture and Society


Casino Luxembourg
The Luxembourg Casino - Contemporary art centre in Luxembourg

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Exposition "The Family of Man"
"The Family of Man" is a photography collection of 508 works meant "to explain man to man" by way of the universal language of photography. This exhibition was created in 1955 by the photgrapher Edward Steichen, of Luxembourg origins

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Concert au Centre culturel Neumünster
At the heart of the old city, in the area classified UNESCO world heritage, the buildings of the Neumünster Abbey (1606) are now used for cultural events

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Cavalcade de Diekirch
Carnival ("Fuesend") begins on Candlemas Day (2 February) and ends on Ash Wednesday, "Äschermëttwoch" (8 March). The procession in Diekirch (Carnival Sunday) is the best known in Luxembourg

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Centre des arts pluriels Ed Juncker (CAPe)
The Centre des arts pluriels Ed Juncker (CAPe) in Ettelbruck is a pole for professional and cultural dissemination for the North of Luxembourg. The CAPe houses both the Cultural Centre and the Northern Conservatoire of Music

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Schueberfouer
Every year, at the end of August, an enormous fair called "Schueberfouer" is organized on the parking Glacis at Limpertsberg, in Luxembourg-city

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Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg
The "Grand Théâtre" of Luxembourg-city, the largest theatre of the country, disposes of the most advanced infrastructure, technical equipment and programming facilities

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Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg
The Grand Théâtre of Luxembourg-city, the largest theatre of the country, disposes of the most advanced infrastructure, technical equipment and programming facilities

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Musée national d'histoire et d'art
The new building of the National History and Art Museum marks the old area of the Marché-aux-Poissons square (Fish market square), which is currently being restructured

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Musée de la forteresse
The Museum of the Fortress is a place of communication, explanation and interpretation, which will lead visitors through several centuries of history of the fortress, the city, the country and Europe

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MUDAM
Designed by the architect Ieoh Ming Pei, the Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art will present temporary exhibitions and a collection dedicated to the art of recent decades. It will open in the spring 2006

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Neumünster
At the heart of the old city, in the area classified UNESCO world heritage, the buildings of the Neumünster Abbey (1606) are now used for cultural events

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Éimaischen
Every Easter Monday, l'"Éimaischen" is celebrated around the Church of Saint Michael, in the City of Luxembourg and in Nospelt. In particular, visitors can buy the famous "Péckvillercher", bird-shaped terracotta pipes

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Fête nationale
Every year, 23 June is the the national celebration day. Ever since the end of the 18th century, the birthday of the monarch is celebrated

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Festival de Wiltz
In July each year, the town of Wiltz welcomes the European Festival of Theatre and Music, in the gardens of its Feudal Castle

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