24.03.2022 - 29.05.2022

Péitenger Wandjang

le déguisement sous toutes ses facettes

24.03.2022 - 29.05.2022

Disciplines

Fine Arts, Visual Arts, Dance, Pop/Rock/Electro Music, Heritage, Multidisciplinary, Theater, Other

Project Partner

Gemeng Péiteng

Artists

domPiraten Schëppe Siwen Käpt'n Ändä & Matrous K1000 feat. the Hüettes Némanus

Description

Pétange, situated at the intersection of France and Belgium, underwent a profound metamorphosis with the arrival of the train and the iron metallurgy, reinforced by an important and multicultural migration which led to a change of mentality: wearing a uniform, changing face, identity, character, forgetting everyday life and plunging into an artificial world or simply changing into another outfit and being reborn. This mentality led to the creation of popular events such as the carnival traditions (the Cavalcade or the congress of the European Federation of Carnival Cities).

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Past Events

24.03.2022 • 14:11 - 19:00

Mini-Cavalcade : Le carnaval de Venise

  • Multidisciplinary
  • Street show / Street Theatre
Chapiteau devant l'Hôtel de Ville Pétange, Parc Municipal Pétange, Pétange

25.03.2022 - 26.03.2022 • 19:11 - 01:00

Luxembourg-Portugal

  • Multidisciplinary
  • Street show / Street Theatre
Chapiteau devant l'Hôtel de Ville Pétange, place John F. Kennedy, L-4760 Pétange, Pétange

26.03.2022 - 27.03.2022 • 19:11 - 01:00

Wandjang / Kölle (carnaval de Pétange)

  • Multidisciplinary
  • Street show / Street Theatre
Chapiteau devant l'Hôtel de Ville Pétange, place John F. Kennedy, L-4760 Pétange, Pétange

27.03.2022 • 14:11 - 23:00

Cavalcade européenne

  • Multidisciplinary
  • Street show / Street Theatre
Pétange, Pétange

Free

22.05.2022 - 29.05.2022

Convention FECC

  • Multidisciplinary
  • Conference

28.05.2022 • 20:30 - 

Carnaval - Le Grand Spectacle

Animation musicale dès 20h30, suivi d'un spectacle à partie de 21h45. Plus de 30 artistes sur scène, écrans géants. L’entrée est gratuite et les costumés sont les bienvenues. REMIX Yourself.

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  • Multidisciplinary
  • Street show / Street Theatre
Hôtel de Ville de Pétange, place J.F.Kenndy L-4760, Pétange

Free

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About

The Carnival Parade

The town of Pétange is well-known, among other things, for her extraordinary Carnival Parade that's taken place ever since 1955 on mid-lent Sunday as well as for the many other parties taking up the Carnival theme.

27 March 2022 the town of Pétange will be hosting a big European Carnival Parade covering a distance of 6 km. This important project is signed KaGePe (the abbreviation of “Karneval Gemeng Péiteng“ or the Carnival Association of the municipality of Pétange), a non-profit association whose members have organized the renowned parade since 2008 and were entrusted by the municipality of Pétange and Esch2022 with the preparation and execution of the programme.

 

FECC

On the occasion of a meeting in Patras, Greece, in 1980, the decision to establish an international organization under the name of Foundation of European Carnival Cities (FECC) was made.

Over the years, countries, towns, associations and private people chose to join the FECC. Generally, the members meet twice a year, each time at a different location in Europe. On April 19, 1989, Luxembourg founded her own FECC division.

At this time, Luxembourg has 21 members as well as the KaGePe (member of the "Organization") and the municipal administration of Pétange as a member of the town.

The Luxembourg division is looking forward to hosting a congress within the scope of Esch2022 and under the auspices of the municipality of Pétange. A congress due to take place from May 22nd to May 29th, 2022. This will be a great opportunity and a pleasure to introduce our Luxembourg region to the FECC members from the different European countries.