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Games, reading and music workshops

On Saturday, 5 October, from 10:00 to 18:00, the CAPEL, in collaboration with Cercle Cité, the City of Luxembourg's Conservatoire and the Cité Bibliothèque, invite one and all to their annual "Family Play Day". The day's activities will include: introduction to various musical instruments, games stories and concerts for the entire family!

The event will be held in the magnificent setting of Cercle Cité.

Entry to the concerts and activity sessions is free, and the programme is suitable for all ages and for speakers of all languages.

Registration by e-mail only to:


  • 10:30–11:30
    As part of its programme of Saturday morning activities for children, the Cité Bibliothèque, in collaboration with the Luxembourg Conservatoire, will be hosting a reading and classical singing workshop based on the opera, "The Magic Flute", in Cercle Cité's Grande Salle (Main Hall).
    Language: Luxembourgish. For children aged 4 to 8 and their families.
  • 10:00–17:00
    8th Play Day hosted by the CAPEL section of the City of Luxembourg's Service Foyers scolaires (Childcare Department)
    Come (re)discover the world of board games: fun for all the family! A wide range of games will be available, including some super-sized versions! Join us at Cercle Cité: games will be set up in the forecourt, as well as on the ground floor and first floor.
    Calling all game enthusiasts!
  • 14:00–17:00
    Concerts and introduction to various musical instruments by students and musical ensembles from the City of Luxembourg Conservatoire
    • In the Grande Salle (Main Hall):
      • 14:00–14:30
        Piano Kids – Nicolas Marzinotto
      • 14:45–15:15
        Piano Kids – Nicolas Marzinotto
      • 15:30–16:00
        Classical/opera singing – Hélène Bernardy and Monique Simon
      • 16:00–17:00
        World Music – Jérôme Goldschmidt
      • 17:00–18:00
        "The Magic Flute" concert – Hélène Bernardy and Monique Simon
    • In the Salon Bleu (Blue Room):
      • 14:30–15:00
        Accordion ensemble– Maurizio Spiridigliozzi
      • 15:00–15:30
        Euphonium ensemble – Philippe Schwartz
      • 15:30–16:00
        Horn ensemble – Carlo Pettinger
      • 16:00–16:30
        Saxophone ensemble – Guy Goethals
    • In the Salle Flamande (Flemish Room)
      • 15:00–16:30
        Handpan and cello ensemble - Sven Kiefer and Maria Kulowska – (four 15-minute recitals)


Contact details

4-12, rue de l'Ecole
L-1454 Luxembourg

Getting there by bus