The Ville de Dudelange, den Atelier and De Gudde Wëllen have announced the upcoming USINA24, a two-day open-air festival set to take place on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2024 at Neischmelz, in Dudelange.

Local and national cultural players will once again be able to present their artistic programme to a large audience. The inaugural USINA Festival premiered in 2022, coinciding with Esch2022, during which Esch-sur-Alzette, along with eighteen neighbouring municipalities, held the esteemed title of European Capital of Culture. Drawing in over 10,000 visitors across two days, USINA marked a remarkable debut, the organisers noted. The momentum continued into the festival's second edition in 2023, further solidifying its success as a cultural event.

The USINA24 festival brings together the biggest cultural players in Luxembourg's cultural landscape on an unprecedented scale. More than a dozen key figures contribute to the festival and curate the artistic programme of the two-day festival.

Two days, five venues, a collaborative programme

The multi-venue festival will include sites such as the Pomhouse, the Hall des Verstiaires & Wagonnage and features a total of five venues in the 2024 edition of the festival: namely Casa Communa, VEWA, Kantina, CNA-Pomhouse and A-Stage.

As in the previous editions, the USINA24 will feature a variety of cultural activities, theatrical performances, installations and a broad musical curation.

The show's headliners will include:

  • CRO (the alter ego of German musician Carlo Waibel) well-known for his enigmatic panda guise;
  • English Teacher, an indie/post-punk quartet “thriving on self-deprecation”;
  • CHAiLD, a Luxembourg artist performing intimate, nostalgic melodies;
  • Say Yes Dog, a trio hailing from Germany and Luxembourg now rooted in Berlin;
  • Balming Tiger, named after the renowned Asian remedy "Tiger Balm," Balming Tiger is a diverse music collective branding themselves as a "multinational alternative K-pop band," aiming for global resonance;
  • TALI, hailing from Luxembourg, is a singer/songwriter and actor, shaped by her diverse upbringing spanning Israel, Chile, Argentina and Luxembourg. Moving to New York at nineteen to study musical theatre, she is now gearing up for Eurovision 2024 with "Fighter", eagerly anticipating her performance on the Malmö stage.

Children below twelve years of age can attend the festival for free (rsvp via Admission will be free for the general public on Sunday 2 June 2024. The festival map and the schedules for both days will be published closer to the date via Tickets cost €66,40 and are currently available via the website for Saturday 1 June 2024.