What’s On: 23rd – 30th March

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Everything’s coming up roses with this flower walk through Luxembourg! Also to be relished: the Niche Market, Tolkien, yoga and a cup of tea. Intrigued? Read on!

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Pick 1: Spring-break Luxembourg

Head over to Luxepo (now more trendily named, ‘The Box’) at Kirchberg this week and discover the latest spring trends. The exhibition features cuisine, music, entertainment, conferences and more over five days. The spring break will have several highlights, including food trucks, a David Bowie tribute, gastronomy workshops and games!

Date: From 22 to 26/3/2017 from 12h to 24h. 
Venue: 
10 Circuit de La Foire Internationale, L- 1347 Luxembourg.
Cost: Free entrance, but you’ll need to sign-up here.
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Pick 2: Asian pairing

Big fan of Asian cuisine, but never know what to drink with it? Head over to Drinx in Bertrange this Friday and Saturday to enjoy delicious Asian finger food and learn from the experts themselves how to pair these dishes with the best wine available.

Date: 25 and 26/3/2017 from 9h to 19h. 
Venue: 
35 Route de Longwy, L-8080 Bertrange.
Cost: Free entrance.
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Pick 3: Rose Walk

Did you know that before the Grand Duchy was known as ‘the land of bankers’, it was known as ‘the land of roses’? In 1855, Jean Soupert and Pierre Notting established a rose nursery and garden in Limpertsberg that became famous worldwide and has wonseveral international awards. Good news is that the Luxembourg City Tourist Office offers guided tours around the area to discover this delightful heritage. Celebrate the beginning of Spring by signing-up for the RosaLi tour!

Date: Available all year round, but best during Spring and Summer. 
Venue: 
Agreed separately with the guide, who can be booked through guides@lcto.lu.
Cost: 136€ for a 3-hour tour/100€ for a 2-hour tour. Price is per group (max 25 people).
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Pick 4: A cup of tea

BRILL stands for British Immigrants Living in Luxembourg, and they will be hosting a very British celebration this weekend to commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Rome, that allowed the establishment of the EEC. Tea and biscuits will be offered, along with a chance to share with a community that would rather preserve a European Union spirit than exit it.

Date: 25/3/2017 from 11h to 15h. 
Venue: 
They will meet you outside the Oberweis on the Grand Rue, in the City Center. 
Cost: Free.
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Pick 5: ‘The Hobbit’

Are you a J.R.R. Tolkien fan? The New World Theatre Club will be performing the master’s 1937 classic ‘The Hobbit‘ this week. Adapted for the stage by Glyn Robbins, directed by Julie Fraser and Natalia Sanchez – and performed in English for all the family.

Date: From 25 to 28/3/2017 at 19h30. Additional matinee shows on Saturday and Sunday at 14h30.  
Venue: 
Centre Culturel Tramsschapp. 49 Rue Ermesinde, L-1469 Luxembourg. 
Cost: 18€ / 15€ NWTC members / 15€ students. Tickets through tickets@nwtc.lu or  +352356339.
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Meet the people behind some of the city’s newest creative stories. Don’t miss the Niche Market!

Pick 6: Learn how to stand

Do you need a radical change from your sitting position at work? Is your standing desk just not enough for those sore back days? The people from Explosive Mode will teach you how to improve your athletic posture this weekend in a workshop for the brave. The training session will be followed by a series of their emblematic powerful exercises, the best way to finish your week!

Date: 25/3/2017 from 14h to 15h.  
Venue: 
Reebok CrossFit Valens. 20 Rue des Peupliers Hamm, L-4031 Luxembourg. 
Cost: Free for first-timers.
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Pick 7: Jivamukti Yoga

If you’re thinking of adding some yoga to your life but don’t know what type to start with, head over to Yoga Palais this Sunday for a free screening of What is real?. It’s a movie about the story of Jivamukti yoga, a type of yoga that is definitely on-trend in Luxembourg.

Date: 26/3/2017 at 17h. 
Venue: 
13 Rue du Marché aux Herbes, L-1728 Luxembourg.
Cost: Free entrance, free popcorn.
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Pick 8: Bretzelsonddeg

If you’re a guy and have been seeing more pretzels than usual around the country’s bakeries, definitely make a stop at one of them this weekend and get yourself the biggest and most ornamented one you find. On the fourth Sunday of Lent, Luxembourg celebrates Bretzelsonndeg: men show their affection by offering their loved one a pretzel. If the affection is mutual, then she will offer in return a painted egg or chocolate on Easter Sunday (Sunday, April 16).

Date: 26/3/2017. 
Venue: 
Every bakery has its own special selection. Get your favourite.
Cost: Whatever it takes to have her heart!
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Pick 9: ‘Nuts about nuts’

MammaFit Luxembourg and HealthyLux are inviting to their workshop, yes, about the virtues and versatility of nuts in the kitchen. Nuts can be transformed into nut butter, which can be used in a variety of dishes. Prepare for the perfect mix of yummy and healthy.

Date: 26/3/2017 from 10h45 to 12h. 
Venue: 
GLOW. 2 Rue Xavier de Feller, L-1514 Luxembourg.
Cost: 20€ and 15€ for the HealthyLux Club members. Tickets here.
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Pick 10: Niche Market

At its heart, the Niche philosophy is to develop a harmonious and distinctive space for the local creative community. Jewellery and bag designers, ceramists and painters, card and soap makers, knitting and sewing specialists will all be there to present their new collections. From bold and bright to delicate and discreet, each collection reflects the passions and stories of its creator! Luxembourg is growing and so too is its exciting and skilled hand-crafting talent waiting to be discovered.

Date: 29/3/2017 from 10h to 17h. 
Venue: 
Cathy Goedert. 8 Rue Chimay, L-1333 Luxembourg.
Cost: Free entrance.
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Pick 11: Expat Women

Woman’s Day celebrations continue around Luxembourg, and this time it’s Paperjam Club that will be hosting a very interesting event: ten expat women will be sharing their success stories in the Duchy. Be inspired and do some networking during the evening, which includes cocktail and dinner.

Date: 29/3/2017 from 18h30 to 22h30. 
Venue: 
Centre Culturel Tramsschapp. 49 Rue Ermesinde, L-1469 Luxembourg.
Cost: 35€ per person.
Website

Featured Photo: Sebastian Molina fotografía/Unsplash

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Andreina Guenni Bravo
Venezuelan journalist, mindfulness enthusiast and an eternal yogi student, Andreina is passionate about culture and literature. She embraces the power of details and is constantly nurturing her curiosity. She arrived to Luxembourg in 2015 and has been eager to discover the Grand Duchy ever since.

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