10 things to do in Luxembourg: 7 to 14 May

Ratboys  Photo: Manda Specht

Ratboys  Photo: Manda Specht

Take part in several events taking place at different locations in Luxembourg. Delano’s 10 things to do this long weekend includes a Ratboys performance at Rotondes, the festival des migrations and a concert at the Philharmonie.

1. Festival des migrations 

Category: Culture 🗓️  Saturday 7 May📍 CEPA

Discover the many communities of Luxembourg at this year’s edition of the Festival des migrations, which features food, drink and music from different countries as well as round-tables and debates. More details

2. Catch Ratboys at Rotondes

Category: Music 🗓️  Monday 9 May📍 Rotondes

Chicago’s Ratboys belatedly celebrate their 10th anniversary with a tour in support of an album of new recordings of early songs and rarities. More details.

3. Hear Beethoven's 9th for peace 

Category: Concert 🗓️  Monday 9 May📍 Philharmonie

The Luxembourg for Peace Orchestra and the Chœur de Chambre de Luxembourg, featuring four soloists, will perform the composer’s final masterpiece in aid of victims of the war in Ukraine. More details

4. See Calexico 

Category: Gig 🗓️  Wednesday 11 May📍 den Atelier

Joey Burns and John Convertino return for a fifth show at den Atelier. More details.

5. Watch The Souvenir diptych

Category: Cinema 🗓️  Thursday 12 May📍 Cinémathèque

Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir was lauded by critics upon its release in 2019. Now the Cinémathèque is showning the film, along with its sequel, for the first time on the big screen in Luxembourg. More details

6. Go baroque

Category: Concert 🗓️  Thursday 12 May📍 Philharmonie

The Phil’s artist-in-residence Isabelle Faust leads a quartet for a concert of baroque violin music. More details.

7. Like a Jazz Machine

Category: Festival 🗓️  Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 May📍 Opderschmelz

The tenth edition of the Like a Jazz Machine music festival, held annually in Dudelange, will take place from 12 to 15 May. More details.

8. 28th BLC Car Boot Sale

Category: Thrift 🗓️  Saturday 14 May📍 Parking Adenauer

The British Ladies Club of Luxembourg hosts its annual car boot sale at Parking Adenauer in Kirchberg on Saturday 14 May. More details.

9. James Joyce in Luxembourg exhibition

Category: Literature 🗓️  Tuesday 26 April - Saturday 10 September📍 National Library of Luxembourg

Irish author James Joyce once described Luxembourg as “a lovely quiet rose-growing part of dirty old Europe”, with this exhibition at the national library dedicated to era of his visit in the 1930s. More details.

10. The Rape of Europe 

Category: Exhibition 🗓️  Friday 29 April - Sunday 16 October📍 MNHA

Russian artist and Putin critic Maxim Kantor is showing more than 60 works at MNHA, including one created specifically for the exhibition, with visitors invited to donate to the Red Cross as the entry fee is waived. More details.