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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - take your pick.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Languages

Do you speak English? Luxembourg ranked 7th in the English Proficiency Index

Luxembourg is one of the top 10 countries with the best English proficiency in the world.

The Grand Duchy's inhabitants are highly proficient in the English language as a foreign language and the country has been ranked 7th in the world. This good command of English is probably linked to multilingualism , a feature that is deeply ingrained in Luxembourg's society.

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ICT

Luxembourg Internet Days: Everything on the TIC ecosystem

LU-CIX is once more organizing the Luxembourg Internet Days at the Chamber of commerce. Over 1.100 people are expected during the two-day event.

On the 13th and 14th November the 5th edition of the Luxembourg Internet Days will bring together IT experts and professionals in the Chamber of commerce. To cover the entirety of what the IT industry contains, the key topics change every year. The 2018 version is encompassing two key topics related to the TIC ecosystem.

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Local products

Guide Hachette - four favourites in the Grand Duchy

40 Luxembourg wines are included in the 2019 edition of the Hachette wine guide. Four favourites and a shower of stars for Luxembourg's still and sparkling wines.

In all, 31 still and 9 sparkling wines from the Grand Duchy were selected for the 2019 edition of the longest-standing wine guide. Among the Luxembourg wines listed, four were awarded the 'favourite' accolade, three '3 stars', six '2 stars', and ten '1 star'.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - the choice is yours.

Looking for some great ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team have selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Education and training

Border studies: a master program that crosses borders

A new interdisciplinary master program analyses cross-border contexts.

Le programme d’études Master appelé "Border Studies", récemment établi conjointement par l’Université du Luxembourg et trois autres universités de la Grande Région, répond aux défis actuels européens et de toutes régions frontalières en analysant les implications socio-culturelles, politiques et économiques.

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Science

FNR Awards 2018: a very wide-ranging list of award winners

The National Research Fund has awarded prizes to remarkable projects.

The “FNR Awards” reward projects of excellence in the fields of scientific research, innovation and the communication of scientific topics to the general public. The 10th edition of the FNR Awards Ceremony that was hosted in the "Halle des poches à fonte" in Esch Belval, has awarded six prizes of 5,000 euros each.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - take your pick.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team have selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Agriculture

CeresAward 2018: Luc Emering is the best young farmer of the year

Organic farmer Luc Emering has been awarded the first prize of the CeresAward in the "young farmer" category. The Luxembourgish winner runs an organic chicken farm with his family in Sprinkange.

Luc Emering, Luxembourgish organic farmer has been awarded the CeresAward in the "young farmer" category. It's the greatest prize awarded to farmers across the whole German-speaking region. The trophy was awarded to him as part of a ceremony at the gala evening "Agriculture Night" in Berlin.

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Logistics

Record year for the Cargocentre

Lux-Airport's Cargocenter beat its own record for merchandise processed in 2017.

In 2017, Luxembourg Cargocentre processed 938,000 tonnes of merchandise, once again confirming its position as one of the leaders in the freight market. What's more, the logistics sector is flourishing in Luxembourg, thanks in particular to its excellent infrastructure.

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  • Updated 09-11-2018