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Contact Sponsoring : Valérie Sayrignac - Tel.: +352 437 43 3153 - email : valerie.sayrignac@foyer.lu

Foyer Nordstad Semi-Marathon - Diekirch- 20 March

The 13th edition of the Foyer Nordstadsemi Marathon goes green and launches the first "Making Athletics Green" run in Luxembourg. Concrete initiatives such as waste management, paperless communication, fostering of public transportation will be put into action. Foyer Nordstademi supports the Luxembourgish Red Cross. Again this year, donations can be made during the registration on www.foyernordstadsemi.lu. With this partnership, Foyer strengthens its commitment to sustainable development. The Foyer Nordstadsemi Marathon is more than just a sporting event - it is a celebration that welcomes everyone, from experienced athletes to complete beginners, the young and not-so-young alike. Inspired by this spirit of integration and social interaction, Foyer is pleased to support this event.
Find out all you need to know on the Official website

NUIT DE LA CULTURE – ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE – MAY 7

In Esch, 22 cultural institutions and organizations open their doors to the public and invite them to share moments full of surprises and emotions. Young talents have a lot to offer in terms of artistic events. Local merchants of Esch-sur-Alzette contribute to the festive atmosphere by staying opened until 10 PM. Foyer provides great support to the Nuit de la Culture and shows once again its commitment in the Luxembourg cultural scene.

Three Foyer agencies are taking part this year:

Lacaffe & Schmitz – 15, place de l’Europe L-4112 ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE

Vulkain is a prominent artist in Paris. His creations, which use printing blocks, are original and creative. These blocks were originally made to print a variety of documents and were intended to last a long time. The agency will be open to art-lovers from 5pm to 11pm.

Everard & Zelenika – 21, rue de Luxembourg L-4220 ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE

Appoline Zelenika has always been passionate about drawing. Since the age of fifteen she turned to painting and other genres, such as street art. She will present us with her vision of the world in a personal and original way. Her work deals with a variety of topics and different fields.

The agency will open its doors from 5pm to 11pm.

Zurcher & Associés – 5, rue du commerce L-4067 ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE

Following the huge success of the exhibition in December, entitled "Esch minettsdäpp an aaner käpp", Mr Herr Marc, artist and painter, and Ms Schroeder Monique, sculptor, will exhibit some of their work at the Zurcher & Associés agency.

The agency looks forward to welcoming you from 5pm to 9pm.

Music Festival powered by Foyer 17 - 21 June

Luxembourg's Music Festival has been held every year since 2000 and is the first big party of the summer. For one week, a host of free concerts are organized throughout the country. Foyer lends considerable support to this festival, which symbolizes fun, involvement and multi-cultural encounters. Find out all you need to know on the Official Website

Foyer Triathlon Echternach - July 1- 3

The Echternach International Triathlon is a world-renowned event, bringing together triathletes from all over the world. Even young triathletes and beginners are given the opportunity to compete. This year's 32nd edition of the Echternach International Triathlon will feature the first-ever Foyer Run, a 10-km timed road race. The luxembourgish triathlete Bob Haller will be the guest of honour this year, and will present the prizes to the winners.

INTERNATIONAL COMICS FESTIVAL - CONTERN – JULY 16 AND 17

The 23rd edition of the International Comics Festival will be held on the 18th and 19th of July in Contern. With its popular festival atmosphere, it brings together not less than 10 000 visitors each year and enables fans of the 9th art to find their favorite comics and meet international authors. For many years now, Foyer supports the International Comics Festival and thus continues its engagement in the cultural life of the country.

Further information on the official website

EDY SCHUTZ TREK - WILTZ – AUGUST 7

Organized since 1994 by Velo Wooltz, Edy Schütz Trek features a ride to the heart of the Luxembourg Ardennes for cycling enthusiasts. All people age 14 and above are welcome to join. It is an opportunity to have a good time with other cycling enthusiasts and enjoy the traditional ham toast and rice tarts. Foyer provides great support in this event which remains memorable every year.

Further information on the official website

Broschtkriibslaf - October 1

Held in support of the fight against breast cancer, this race is already in its 14th edition and will take place on the first Saturday of October, like every year. Whether you are running or walking, the most important thing is willing to take part and show your support for a good cause. Foyer is supporting this event, which is held in the Neumünster Abbey. The 4km circuit/trail goes through the charming old quarters of Luxembourg and you can do as many laps as you like, depending on your endurance.

FOYER LIGHT RUN - OCTOBER 8

The 2nd edition of this 6km race is open to all and the route will take you past several incredible light installations, all set to different music to help you keep going. You can run, ride your scooter, walk, moonwalk or dance your way around the course, through different worlds of light and music which take you into special, unique atmospheres... As you cross the finish line there will be a musical welcome to celebrate the end of the race and relax with your friends!

Foyer Vollekslaf Walfer - Walferdange - October 2

The 41th edition of the Foyer Vollekslaf Walfer promises to be yet another fantastic event. This popular race targets all lovers of running whether they be young or old, male or female. Year after year, the organiser arranges everything so that runners can practice their favourite sport in the best possible conditions on traffic-free roads. Furthermore, since the first edition of this popular competition, the organiser has never hesitated to come up with entirely new race courses.

Find out all you need to know on the Official Website.

Sportsperson of the year - December

Pushing beyond one's limits and achieving excellence are objectives often pursued by sportspersons. To encourage such perseverance and commitment, Foyer supports the Sportsperson of the Year award.