Credit: Ptolemea

It has been a relatively quiet period during the Easter school break, but now events in Luxembourg are returning along with the warmer weather.

Here is's roundup of several events taking place in the Grand Duchy this weekend.

LuxCon 2024: The festival of the imaginary for fantasy and science fiction fans is celebrating its tenth anniversary on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 2024 at the Forum Geesseknäppchen in Luxembourg-Hollerich from 10:00 to 19:00 on Saturday (until after midnight for certain activities) and from 10:00 to 18:00 on Sunday. It will feature many exhibitors and offer fan merch, conferences with local and international speakers (among which Samantha Shannon, Eric A Stillwell and many others), cosplayers and its annual cosplay contest. This year, LuxCon will organise a charity auction and a “Geekaraoke” among many other workshops and activities. Tickets for this event can be bought on-site: a Daypass costs €5 , and a Weekend pass €9. The event is free for children under twelve years old.

Drop in! Mudam mindmap: In the effort to create a “one-of-a-kind museum” MUDAM Luxembourg (Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean) is open for the public to partake in covering the museum’s white walls with drawings, words and ideas. The event is taking place during the weekend at Park Drai Eechelen in Luxembourg-Kirchberg from 10:00 to 18:00. It aims to “rethink the vision of a museum of today”.

Reveries - Surrealist Photo Collage Workshop: As part of the exhibition Bienvenue à la Villa! (2) at the Villa Vauban in Luxembourg-Ville, artist-photographer Séverine Peiffer will be offering a surrealist photo-collage workshop on Saturday 13 April 2024 from 10:00 to 13:00. In this workshop, participants will assemble unusual images using pictures from magazines and other pictorial publications. Tickets cost €15. Registration details are available at the following link:

Duke's Blues festival: Swing Dance Luxembourg Asbl is organising a weekend of solo and partner afro swing and blues dance, with various live musicians on Saturday and Sunday from 18:00 to 21:00 at the Altrimenti cultural centre. Online registrations are now closed but tickets can be purchased at the door.

Organ audition at Notre-Dame Cathedral: Les Amis de l'Orgue Asbl organise a weekly organ audition on Saturday, at the Notre-Dame Cathedral at 11:00. T Pech and JL Wietor will interpret works for choir and organ. Entry is free.

Ptolemea Concert: The “Music of Spheres” concert by local band Ptolemea, organised by the municipality of Betrange will take place on Saturday from 20:00 to 23:00 at ArcA in Bertrange. Inspired by the so-called “Music of the Spheres Theory which the astronomer Claudius Ptolemeus used to measure the distance of the planets in our universe with musical intervals, Ptolemea explores “humanity’s constant search for balance”. This concert will present their latest album Balanced Darkness. Tickets cost €20 and can be purchased at the following link:,64299/ptolemea.html.

Asteroid Mission: As part of its temporary exhibition "Asteroid Mission", the National Museum of Natural History (Musée national d'histoire naturelle) or the so-called 'natur musée' in Luxembourg-Grund is organising Sunday guided tours from 15:00 to 16:00. “Asteroid Mission” is an exhibition on the formation of the solar system, the danger of falling meteorites, the defence of our planet and the exploitation of space resources. This exhibition is for everyone aged twelve and older, no registration is required. The guided tour is comprised in the museum’s entry ticket price.

Cinemathèque classics: The Cinémathèque, located in Luxembourg-Ville, preserves and promotes international film heritage. This weekend, viewings of Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Saturday 16:00), Wilde (Saturday 18:00), Chocolat (Saturday 20:30) and Fantastic Mr Fox (Sunday 15:00) are scheduled.