Posted on 06 March 2013
It has been a whirlwind seven months for Nicola McEvoy. However, the 26-year old is taking everything in her stride, and she is enjoying the experience of representing Luxembourg and the Rose of Tralee competition all over the world. “I [...more]
Posted on 04 March 2013
As the first signs of spring emerge from the gloom of winter, so Luxembourg’s cultural agenda begins to pick up pace and bloom with new life. March sees three of the city’s most popular cultural festivals swing into action.
The third [...more]
The capital’s automated bicycle hire system celebrates its 5th birthday. Since the launch, everything has gone according to plan.
The rows of blue and white bikes have slowly become part of the city’s landscape. As the 72 rental stations suggest – [...more]
The Ville de Luxembourg has been active in promoting awareness and responding to the needs of residents with all sorts of disabilities. A comité participatif to address their needs is now fully operational.
You had the idea to create the [...more]
Innovative and forward-thinking, the city has just created the Direction de l’enfance to group together child-related services.
“School is not static; it changes all the time,” says Fred Keup. That could make being the head of all the city’s schools and [...more]
The Festival des migrations, des cultures et de la citoyenneté celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
From its early days at the Hall Victor Hugo in Limpertsberg to the huge event it’s become at the Luxexpo – incorporating a book and [...more]
Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Monty Alexander started learning piano at the age of four and was hooked on jazz some 10 years later after reportedly watching performances by the likes of Louis Armstrong and Nat King Cole.
When his family moved [...more]
The recently deceased Nagisa Oshima was a giant of Japanese cinema, a director whose films treated taboo subjects and were often highly political.
He was one of the pioneers of Nūberu bāgu, Japanese new wave, which itself was influenced by what [...more]
Sam Raimi’s prequel to one of the most famous films of all time eschews song and dance and instead goes for glamorous witches and makes the Great Wizard a “huckster”.
Played by James Franco, Oscar Diggs, like Dorothy after him (or [...more]
Director Alain de Halleux’s film follows a year in the life of a number of families living in Minamisoma, some 20 kilometres from the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant.
The film examines the hopes and fears of these families who live [...more]
Talk about speedy post! The P&T hosts its annual 10km city run on 10 March, and it’s up to the participants to deliver themselves to the finish line in excellent time. The modest entrance fee includes a timer in the [...more]
The international festival of humour for peace starts off with a white night devoted to black humour featuring Shirley Souagnon, a radio and television commentator and a member of “Marrakech du Rire” [Marrakesh, the Festival of Laughter], in which Jamel [...more]