10 things to do: 12 September to 18 September

The online conference on public history will include panels on Herodotus and Thucydides (ancient Greek historians) and public historical practices in ancient Greece. Photo: Spencer Davis/Unsplash

The online conference on public history will include panels on Herodotus and Thucydides (ancient Greek historians) and public historical practices in ancient Greece. Photo: Spencer Davis/Unsplash

Attend an online conference on public history, visit a contemporary art fair, check out a fencing demonstration, participate in a wine run (or walk), listen to a political debate or hear about the latest on fund distribution at Alfi’s annual conference--here are 10 things to do in the coming days.

Public history in European historical perspectives

Category: History 🗓 Thursday 14 September to Friday 15 September📍Online

Panels during this two-day online conference will cover topics such as public historical practices in ancient Greece, 19th century archivists in the Netherlands, the creation of modern Serbian statehood, Portugal under the Salazar dictatorship, street names in Brussels and more. More details.

Long Live the Summer

Category: Trade show 🗓 Friday 15 September to Sunday 17 September📍Luxexpo The Box

This event offers sustainable shopping, local food, and interactive workshops for families and young adults. Activities include street art graffiti, BMX workshops and shows, yoga workshops, krav maga intro classes, circus workshops and more. More details.

Contemporary art fair

Category: Art 🗓 Friday 15 September to Sunday 17 September📍Luxexpo The Box, south entrance

The sixth edition of this contemporary art fair, organised by art3f, will feature works of art from more than 80 galleries. Over 3000 sculptures, paintings, photographs and other works of art will be on sale. More details.

Fencing demonstration

Category: Sports 🗓 Saturday 16 September📍Cloche d’Or shopping centre

Curious about fencing? Here’s your chance to give it a try. The Cercle d’Escrime Luxembourg, an épée club based in Limpertsberg, is hosting a free fencing demonstration and trial at the Cloche d’Or Shopping Centre. More details.

Wéngert’s Laf wine run

Category: Sports & wine 🗓 Sunday 17 September📍Remich, Schengen

The Wéngert’s Laf is a run or walk that takes you through the vineyards of Remich and Schengen, say the organisers. Along the way, you get to enjoy five culinary and musical wine tastings. More details.

Naturmusée-Fest 2023

Category: Museums 🗓 Sunday 17 September📍Musée national d’histoire naturelle

Luxembourg’s natural history museum is organising a festival with information and activity stands, laboratory and collection tours, workshops, games and discovery tours. More details.

“Little Duke” film screening and Q&A

Category: Cinema 🗓 Sunday 17 September📍Ciné Utopia

As part of the annual British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg, the Luxembourgish film “Little Duke” (2023) will be screened at Ciné Utopia, followed by a Q&A session with director Andy Bausch and cast members. More details.

“Come Together” Day at Schluechthaus

Category: Community 🗓 Sunday 17 September📍Hollerich

The City of Luxembourg and Radio Ara are organising a back-to-school welcome day at the Schluechthaus that will allow people to meet some of the associations present in the grand duchy and learn about participating in life in the capital. More details.

Leading political candidates debate

Category: Politics 🗓 Tuesday 19 September📍PwC, online

Ahead of Luxembourg’s legislative elections, the Paperjam+Delano Business Club is bringing together the leading candidates for the position of prime minister for a debate. Sustainable development, access to housing, tax reform, organisation of work and economic growth are some of the major themes at play. More details.

Alfi Global Distribution Conference

Category: Finance 🗓 Wednesday 20 September📍European Convention Center, Kirchberg

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) is hosting its annual, full-day conference on distribution, where fund experts will talk about market trends, regulatory developments and share practical experience on topics such as retail investment, digital fund distribution, liquidity risks and more. More details.