Esch2022: ‘Zoom Minett – A guide to exploring the south of Luxembourg & neighbouring France’ out now!
An extraordinary travel guide has been published in three languages with the support of the Luxembourg Ministry of Tourism as part of the efforts to promote the Minett region for Esch2022.
Zoom in on the Minett – the red rocky landscape
“Explore the red rocky landscape.
The product of fire, stone and sparks.
Where north meets south.
Where tracks link past and future.
Schoolchildren meet French and German astronauts in run up to the opening of Esch2022.
In preparation for the opening of Esch2022, 350 pupils met astronauts Claudie Haigneré and Reinhold Ewald as part of a drawing competition for schoolchildren with a passion for space.
Under the patronage of the Luxemburg Minister for Education, Children and Youth, the Chancellor of the French Grand Est Academy, together with the Luxemburg Space Agency (LSA) and the Luxemburg Science Centre,
Esch2022 ready for take-off
Luxair is partnering with Esch2022 and the Luxembourgish artist Lynn Cosyn to celebrate the European capital of culture in 2022.
At the beginning of 2021, Luxair and Esch2022 met to discuss their common desire to find an unexpected and unconventional way to promote Esch2022, European capital of culture, throughout Europe and even beyond its borders. It was only natural that these two decid
Esch2022 presents its programme
Esch2022 presented the cultural programme of the European Capital of Culture project, along with all the associated projects related to tourism and sustainable development.
On 28 October, the Esch2022 team presented the programme of the European Capital of Culture project at the Rockhal in Esch-Belval. The cultural programme is intended to be a lively reflection of the cultural diversity of Lux
The Luxembourgish artist Justine Blau at Annexe22
Starting 25thSeptember, the Luxembourgish artist Justine Blau presents her project “I am a part of a landscape” at Annexe22 in Esch’s “Brillplaz”. From 25 September to 20 November 2021, the project will be on display in Pavillon Annexe22. Thanks to the glazed front of the cube on the "Brillplaz", visitors have access to the artwork during the day and during the night. The official opening will tak
12000 French and Luxembourgish schoolchildren to celebrate Esch2022 through their drawings.
From 16 until 16 October 2021, an art competition will invite schoolchildren to participate in discovering or exploring Space.
This special programme for children and young persons will play a key role in the activities that form part of the European Capital of Culture festivities. Under the patronage of the Luxemburg Minister for Education, Children and Youth, the chancellor of the French Gran
Voices from the South for Sustainable Mobility
As of 16 September, the bus stops on the TICE buses will be announced by Esch2022’s residents.
To mark the occasion of the European Mobility Week from 16 to 22 September, the Esch2022 team and the REMIX Community (volunteers working for Esch2022) met with residents of the Minett region to record their voices to announce the bus stops. Through eight castings in different municipalities, more
Esch2022: European capital of culture at Ars Electronica Festival 2021
After participating in the Ars Electronica Festival for the first time in 2020 Esch2022 is again contributing to the international event with a new project
“From red earth to grey matter” is a video documenting the ongoing collaborative work of Esch2022 with leading institutions ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, HEK (House of Electronic Arts) and Ars Electronica in the planning and
Esch2022, a programme for an attractive and sustainable cross border region
The Esch2022 project aims to grow the region as a tourist destination and further its long term development and soft mobility.
The entire region of Esch2022, including Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxemburg's second biggest town, the 10 Pro-Sud towns in Luxembourg and the 8 towns in France that make up the Communauté de Communes Pays Haut Val d'Alzette (CCPHVA) will be put on the radar of tourists tha
Esch2022 invites you to the REMIX Festival
Starting in autumn, residents can already get actively involved in the European Capital of Culture Esch2022 project.
From the end of September until the beginning of December 2021, Esch2022 invites you to take part in panel discussions, workshops and special events with artists and project partners. These serve to prepare and help shape the REMIX Opening on 26 February and show the various
Paul Kirps at Annexe22
The Luxembourgish artist Paul Kirps will display his exposition Module 3 – Section B from 10 July until 11 September. At Annexe22 in Esch’s “Brillplaz” artists from Luxembourg present their work and installations to local residents and visitors.
Researching, collecting, editing, and archiving are key elements of Paul Kirps’s work. Archiving in particular is an important step in the artist’
Esch2022 prepares for official inauguration
Through co-creation and participation numerous public activities will commence in September 2021.
The European Capital of Culture would like to invite the residents of the border region to be a part of the Esch2022 inauguration. This will enable them to help shape the region through their interests and skills, implementing a lasting momentum in the Esch2022 region and beyond. At a press con
Esch2022 presents its cross-border tourism strategy to stakeholders on a national level
On 1 June, the leaders of Esch2022 together with the responsible ministry and partners from the tourism sector, presented their tourism strategy in the Dudelange cultural centre "opderschmelz". This strategy has been developed in line with both the regional and national strategies, as well as in accordance with Esch-Alzette’s tourism strategy, and is to be implemented with the combined efforts of
Esch2022 – Launching the "Become a REMIXER" Volunteer Campaign
Looking for volunteers to actively help shape Esch2022
The European Capital of Culture, Esch2022, is looking for more than 500 volunteers to actively join the large-scale project this year. The Esch2022 project team launched the invitation on its website under the campaign title "Become a REMIXER". Citizens interested in volunteering can register directly on the website where they will als
Esch2022 celebrates Europe Day
On 9 May, Esch2022 commemorates its European identity.
The European Union celebrates Europe Day every year on 9 May. It is the historic day of the Schuman Declaration, which laid the foundation for today’s European identity. As founding members and neighbours with a border in the Esch2022 region, Luxembourg and France share this strong European identity. This European identity is ever-p
Esch2022 provides an insight into the programme for children and teens
Numerous projects in the programme are intended to increase the interest in their native country
Esch2022 comprises around 140 projects; about half of these have a special component for children and teens or offer this young demographic a lot of exciting things to discov
Luxembourgish artist Sali Muller presents her work at Annexe22
In the run-up to Esch-Alzette’s term as European Capital of Culture (Esch2022), several exhibitions are now being held at Annexe22 in Esch’s “Brillplaz”. This is where Luxembourg artists present their work and installations to local residents and visitors. Sali Muller’s video installation “Wenn die Sterne vom Himmel fallen” (When the Stars Fall from the Sky) will be on display from 17 April until
HORIZONS OF LUXEMBOURG - First Exhibition of Lithuanian Photographers at Annexe22
A premiere at Annexe22: from 3 to 10 April, the Lithuanian community in Luxembourg will present humanist photographs at Annexe22. Through this exhibition the Lithuanian community pays tribute to Kaunas, which will be a European Capital of Culture 2022 alongside Esch-Alzette and the Serbian city of Novi Sad. A total of two exhibitions will be held in Luxembourg, one dedicated to Esch-Alzette and th
Local companies promote the European Capital of Culture Esch2022
Economic partners can support the European Capital of Culture with expertise, material contributions or financial support. Within this framework, they actively shape the region in their own way in the long term. Esch2022 accompanies the companies through this process and simultaneously builds up a network, the Business for Culture Club.