It’s quite simple, 2016 was a prolific year for the craft trades sector in Luxembourg! Despite a modest rise in the number of companies set up (+144), we saw a very strong increase in employment with 4,506 extra people(or an increase of 5.2% of total employment between 2015 and 2016). The craft trades sector thus currently employsover 90,500 people.
The artist's work entitled Thank you so much for the flowers will be representing the Grand Duchy at the Venice Biennale, in the Luxembourg Pavilion. It is open to the public from 13 May to 26 November 2017.
Tourist activities offer a range of opportunities to showcase the LuXembourg brand. It is now being shown throughout the country in the form of large-format lettering – no less than 14 metres long. It will be displayed until mid-June in the Kinnekswiss park, then along the Moselle, and it will be on show in the north when the Tour de France comes by on 3 July.
For 2 weeks, from 6 until 21 May 2017, the country's parishes and the faithful from the German Eifel region, the Belgian Luxembourg Province and the French Lorraine embark on a pilgrimage towards Luxembourg in order to celebrate and honour the Virgin Mary, also called Our Lady of Luxembourg.