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The Christmas Markets in Luxembourg City made their long-awaited return on Friday, as part of this year's "Winterlights" programme.

From Friday 18 November 2021 to Sunday 8 January 2022, the festively decorated capital is hosting various concerts and shows, exhibitions and entertainment for children, as well as the traditional Christmas markets spread over several sites.

Countless lights and decorations will create a festive atmosphere in the streets and squares and will amaze young and old alike during a walk through the capital. Christmas markets spread over several sites will invite the public to enjoy hot drinks and sweet or savory delicacies and to stroll among a multitude of stands offering decorative items, toys, jewellery, clothing, sweets, etc, at the Lëtzebuerger Chrëschtmaart at Place d'Armes, Wantermaart at Place de la Constitution, Niklosmaart at Place de Paris and Wanterpark at Kinnekswiss. Trees more than ten metres high, rides for children, trampolines, the giant pyramid and the Ferris wheel are all attractions that will entertain visitors to the Winterlights.

Also, many activities, concerts, exhibitions, films on the theme of Christmas and theater and dance performances will allow everyone to have fun at the end of the year. In the courtyard of the old Athenaeum, the Winterkids, with their creative workshops, reading sessions and puppet shows will delight children, marching bands will stroll through the various Christmas markets and theaters, museums or even the Cinémathèque will complete the cultural program with a rich and diversified offer. Saint Nicolas will tour the markets during the traditional "Kleeschen on tour" on 4 December 2022 and the Lëtzebuerger Adventscircus will surprise the spectators with magnificent costumes, unusual acrobatics and humour on the Glacis field.

Children, young and old will be welcome at the Winterlights to spend unforgettable and magical moments in a family and festive atmosphere.

Complete programme and practical details are available online via: