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The Luxembourgish Estonian Society
organises events with an Estonian flavour for Estonians and other nationalities in Luxembourg. The society was founded on 31 January 1998 and it has around 100 members. The total number of Estonians in Luxembourg is almost 350 (read about the ad hoc
census of 2008 here
). Membership is open to everyone, regardless of their nationality.
The main events during the year include the celebration of Estonian Independence Day (24 February), Midsummer's Eve
Bonfire (23 June) and the Christmas Party. In addition, numerous visits have been made to local wine cellars and regular walks are organised to the surrounding countryside.
Feel free to ask more information on the society and its activities by e-mail les at les dot lu
The website www.les.lu brings together information on the activities of the society and practical tips for Estonians living in Luxembourg. The site keeps people informed about the future activities of the society and also presents overviews and picture galleries of previous events. Practical information includes useful contacts and recommendations on accommodation, eating out, schools, car registration etc. in Luxembourg. The website provides also news headlines in English.