10 things to do: 21 November to 27 November

Pear cakes and apple strudel were among the desserts served at the Bazar International’s Slovak stand in 2022. Archive photo: Matic Zorman/Maison Moderne

Pear cakes and apple strudel were among the desserts served at the Bazar International’s Slovak stand in 2022. Archive photo: Matic Zorman/Maison Moderne

The opening of Luxembourg’s Christmas markets, the annual Bazar International, an anti-food waste cooking workshop, a winter wonderland for kids and much more--here are 10 things to do in the coming days and weeks.

Smart cooking workshop

Category: Cuisine 🗓 Thursday 23 November📍Lycée Technique de Bonnevoie

During this workshop, chef Carlo Sauber will teach participants how to prevent food waste, from buying groceries to storing them to using leftovers when preparing meals. Part of the event includes a tasting. The workshop is free but registration is required. More details.

How to file your taxes

Category: Finance 🗓 Friday 24 November📍hybrid

The Luxembourg chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is hosting a hybrid event with experts on ‘Tax Filing in Luxembourg,' aimed at demystifying the country’s tax system. It will take place at Amazon’s offices and online. More details.

Bazar International 2023

Category: Culture 🗓 Friday 24 November to Sunday 26 November📍Luxexpo

Take a multicultural tour without leaving the grand duchy! The 50+ stands at this annual event offer delicious specialties and handcrafts from around the world, with all proceeds going to charity. More details.

Winterlights festival

Category: Festival 🗓 Friday 24 November to Sunday 7 January📍Luxembourg City

Have some mulled wine, hot chocolate with whipped cream or grilled sausages and sweet treats, browse for Christmas decorations or gifts, take a ride on the Ferris wheel, or enjoy concerts, performances and workshops during Luxembourg City’s Winterlights festival. Christmas markets will be set up at the Place de la Constitution, Place de Paris, Place d’Armes and other locations throughout the capital. More details.

Christmas market at the Slate Museum

Category: Festival 🗓 Friday 24 November to Saturday 25 November📍Haut-Martelange

Organised by the Musée de l’Ardoise, les Amis de l’Ardoise and the municipality of Rambrouch, this traditional Christmas market at the Slate Museum will feature more than 60 booths that have decorations, gift ideas, food and drink at the Slate Museum, as well as artistic and musical performances. More details.

Art and code hackathon for teens

Category: Technology 🗓 Saturday 25 November📍University of Luxembourg, Belval campus

The Scienteens Lab at the University of Luxembourg is organising its first hackathon for teenagers, aged 12-19. It will feature games, programming and other challenges, and no previous experience is required. The event is free but registration is mandatory. More details.

ForestKids Winter Wonderland

Category: Family fun 🗓 Saturday 25 November📍Dudelange

ForestKids and Kräizbierg are organising a “magical” Christmas event for families and children of all ages. There will be facepainting, pottery and Christmas decoration activities, the chance to get a gift from Santa Claus, live carolers, treats, food and drinks, and a gift market. More details.

Piano recital by Francesco Tristano

Category: Music 🗓 Sunday 26 November📍Bourglinster

Luxembourg-born pianist Francesco Tristano will perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Friedrich Gulda, as well as his own compositions, during the 42nd edition of the Bourglinster Castle music festival. More details.

Romanian business network reception

Category: Business 🗓 Tuesday 28 November📍Lhoft

To celebrate Romania’s national day, the Romania Luxemburg Business Forum (Romlux) is organising a networking event for business professionals in the grand duchy. Besides having the opportunity to network and enjoy Romanian wines, attendees will also be able to learn about the Romlux Connect-Pilot project. More details.

Alfi private assets conference 2023

Category: Finance 🗓 Tuesday 28 November to Wednesday 29 November📍Luxexpo

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry’s annual conference will feature expert presentations and debates on structuring, market developments, regulatory and tax topics, technology, talent and key operational considerations. More details.