10 things to do: 5 September to 11 September

Barry Ward plays Leon in “Sunlight”, which will be screened during the British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg. Photo credit: Keeper Pictures

Barry Ward plays Leon in “Sunlight”, which will be screened during the British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg. Photo credit: Keeper Pictures

Win tickets to a screening at the British & Irish Film Festival in Luxembourg, check out a dance festival, enjoy street art and musical performances at Strassen’s Stroossefestival, learn about the Ghost Army’s role in liberating Luxembourg during WWII and more--Delano has picked 10 things for you to do in the coming days.

Win “Sunlight” screening tickets

Category: Cinema 🗓 Now until Friday 15 September📍Online drawing

Delano has five pairs of passes for the screening of the drama “Sunlight” (Ireland), the story of a recovering drug addict helping care for his terminally ill sponsor. It will be shown by the British & Irish Film Festival at the Cinémathèque on Wednesday 20 September at 6:30pm. Find more details and enter the ticket draw here.

Garage Gang Improv Show

Category: Comedy 🗓 6 September📍Luxembourg City

Summer holidays are over and it’s (unfortunately) time to get back to work… Get your spirits up and enjoy some comedy with this unscripted show by the Garage Gang. More details.

Aerowaves Dance Festival

Category: Dance 🗓 6 September to 9 September📍Luxembourg City

This year’s festival, co-curated by TROIS C-L and Abbaye de Neumünster, showcases Europe’s rising young choreographers in a series of virtuoso and innovative performances at Neumünster Abbey in the Grund and Banannefabrik in Bonnevoie. More details.

Learn about “The Ghost Army”

Category: History 🗓 7 September📍University of Luxembourg Limpertsberg campus

A monument dedicated to the Ghost Army, which “played a key role in the liberation of Luxembourg in WWII,” will be formally unveiled at the University of Luxembourg’s Limpertsberg campus in the presence of US ambassador Tom BarrettTom Barrett and Luxembourg’s finance minister Yuriko BackesYuriko Backes (DP).

This team of US soldiers created “a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army as their audience,” said Rick Beyer, who wrote, produced and directed the documentary “The Ghost Army” (2013). The film will be screened the same evening, also on the Limpertsberg campus, at 7pm. More details.

Organ and mezzo-soprano concert

Category: Music 🗓 7 September📍Luxembourg City

Organist Laurent Felten and mezzo-soprano Isabelle Azzolin will perform a free noontime concert at Église Saint-Michel, featuring music by J. Dowland, G.F. Handel and H. Purcell. More details.

La Nuit de la Culture in Esch

Category: Festival 🗓 7 September to 9 September📍Esch-sur-Alzette

Enjoy a parade, a grand ball and other festivities at Esch-Sur-Alzette as the district is transformed by three animal companions: Barbara, Félix and Giacomo. More details.

Sculpture tour and wine tasting

Category: Art 🗓 8 September📍Villa Vauban

Discover the sculpture collection and some new wines in the park of the Villa Vauban art museum. More details.

Luxembourg-Iceland UEFA qualifiers

Category: Sports 🗓 8 September📍Luxembourg stadium

The 2024 UEFA European Football Championship will take place in Germany next June. Luxembourg and Iceland are playing for a chance to advance to the final tournament next year. More details.

Luxembourg Open Air music festival

Category: Festival 🗓 8 September to 9 September📍Place de l’Europe

Enjoy the season closing of the LOA electronic music festival, which will feature more than 30 artists. More details.

Stroossefestival: street art and music festival

Category: Festival 🗓 9 September📍Strassen

The 11th edition of the Stroossefestival will feature 35 shows by 18 artists from all over Europe, as well as a food village. Street performances will include acrobats, jugglers, walking acts, fire-handlers, while musical performances will feature jazz, blues, pop and cabaret. It will take place, rain or shine! More details.