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Luxembourg: A flying visit to Esch, European Capital of Culture 2022

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Festivities to launch the European Capital of Culture year of 2022 in Esch in Luxembourg will begin with music, magic lights and dance. But without fireworks. “That wouldn’t be good for the environment,” says Francoise Poos. The cultural scientist is planning an extensive programme with around 2,000 events in a region that has been shaped by heavy industry with ore mining, ironworks and rolling mills. It’s a region that also wants to go green in the future, which they hope will attract tourists. The European Capital of Culture year will officially open on 26 February 2022. Esch-sur-Alzette and…

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