Occupations. Partitions. Medieval shenanigans. Join us at the LHP as we uncover hidden gems in the history of the world’s last Grand Duchy. Brought to you by RTL Today.
A place for conversation that spans life in Luxembourg and beyond. Each week an international guest list will reflect on the week’s news, plus a whole host of other topics: politics to pollination; education to entrepreneurship; science to singing. Luxembourg sits in the beating heart of Europe and its diverse population provides a global perspective on a number of world issues.
The Oatcast takes a deep dive into the mysterious world of porridge, and fundamentally asks: why on Earth do some people pretend to enjoy it?
Dr. Arno Gutleb, Elisabeth Schilling, Dr. Jessica Levy and Sasha Kehoe are Lisa's guests this week, to talk about their work and the news around it.
Lisa's guests this week showcase the abundant creative spirit in Luxembourg, from music for all at the Philharmonie, to calculating our carbon footprint, to redirecting your life as a fashion designer.
Queueing for the Queen, the recent British Luxembourg Society's visit to London and Jana Degrott's movement to get more young people and minority groups into politics.
Coming to you via radio, on video in RTL Play and podcasts I'm delighted to be back with a wonderful array of guests after the summer break.
Today, we’re looking at some of the lesser-known aspects of Luxembourgish history and culture. We’ll start off with an investigation of folk dancing in the Grand Duchy, before finding out about Luxembourg’s one-time calendar.
Today, we’re taking a belated look at Luxembourg’s female political pioneers. We’ll investigate how the Grand Duchy’s women secured the right to vote in the aftermath of the First World War, before turning to examine the lives of the country’s first female deputy and its first female minister.
Sadhguru is a world-renowned yogi who is currently turning the world's attention to the quality of our soil. And it's the final week to enter Miss Tourism for Luxembourg! Giuseppe Catellaneta tells us more. Netty Thines talks about the Luxilux app to discover the city, and Sasha Kehoe gives us a round-up of the week's news.…
We catch up on the week's news with Sasha Kehoe plus more from the wonderful minds of Séan Cleary and Steve Whiting.
Today, we’re looking at one of Luxemborug’s most important historical figures, and the tradition he created which has continued to this day. We’ll explore John the Blind’s life and how he became mythologised as a national hero, before turning to the history of the Schueberfouer down to the present day.…
Following on from ICT Spring here are some more interviews I had the opportunity to undertake on a whole range of diverse conversations from the metaverse to embedded finance, solopreneurs to the SnT department of the University of Luxembourg.
Did you know that Luxembourg has a rich tradition of fables and fairy tales? Today, we’re delving into two of Luxembourg’s most famous literary works: Michel Rodange’s Renert, and D’Maus Kätti by August Liesch. We’ll explore the stories they tell, the meanings behind them and the impact they have had on the development of Luxembourg’s cultural scen…
World views and life experiences from Tony Parker, Sophie Lacoste, Séan Cleary, Nasir Zubairi and Thomas Kallstenius.
Today, we’re concluding our look the history of Luxembourg’s participation at the Olympic Games. We’ll cover the exploits of the most successful Olympic artist of all time, the unknown story of Mary Meyers, and Luxembourg’s participation in a competition perhaps more suited to its size – the Games of the Small States of Europe.…
Today, it’s the first episode of a double-header exploring the history of Luxembourg’s participation at the Olympic Games from 1900 to the modern day. To kick things off, we’ll be looking at a Luxembourger who won the marathon at the Paris 1900 Olympics; the life of Josy Barthel, arguably the Grand Duchy’s most famous athlete; and a naturalised Lux…
Do you know what percentage of fashion is not used or sold? Katarina Rimarcikova tells us why we must change our fashion habits. And Dr. Toni Burke talks to us about trends in Aesthetic Medicine.
Today, we’re going to recount the tale of Loschbour Man, the oldest human skeleton ever discovered in the Grand Duchy. We’re going back deep in time – around 8,000 years, to be precise – to a time when humans were on the brink of a new age, and the first documented Luxembourger would be tragically left behind.…
Today, in the second episode of our double-header on Nazi Gauleiter Gustav Simon, we’re going to try to shed new light on his mysterious death. Now in case you missed it, last week we investigated the remarkable tale of Captain Hanns Alexander, a Jewish refugee from Berlin in the service of the British Army, and his hunt through occupied Germany in…
Privacy, counterfeiting - what's the difference? Intellectual Property has recently been in the news with the Jeff Dieschburg case. Here we discuss IP from the 15-24 year old perspective. We also talk music with Fete de la Musique and more!
The Minister for Education talks about free childcare during school weeks, free music lessons, the new Digital Hub, and new schools across the country to serve Luxembourg's diverse population.
The Luxembourg History Podcast is back with a bang! Today, we’re kicking things off with the first episode of a double-header looking at the remarkable tale of the capture and mysterious death of the former Nazi Gauleiter of Luxembourg, Gustav Simon, in the winter of 1945. In this episode, we’ll start off with the dramatic investigation that led to…
The Order of Malta Luxembourg is starting a series of fundraising activities, starting with the Roude Leiw Polo Club, to raise money for a homeless shelter.
Pollinators are pillars of our ecosystems and on UN World Bee day I chat with Dr. Michael Eickermann from LIST. Also, Evegenia Paliy tells us about the Ukraine-Luxembourg Business Club's upcoming event.
This weekend the Asteroid Foundation put on a space event with the Scouts association FNEL. Plus, artist Katarzyna Kot talks about the relationship of her art with nature.
We don't have a future without it. So say these talented entrepreneurs who are doing something about it.
With another packed show, my all female guests tackle tough topics with practical, actionable steps.
Sonification is a burgeoning field of science and music. This project kicks off next weekend in Rockhal, part of Esch 2022 Capital of Culture. Plus, Daniel Sahr talks about his time in Dubai building the Luxembourg Pavilion for World Expo 2020.
SUMO chats graffiti to NFTs, with a session or two on marketing in between.
Entrepreneur Anna Salewski talks about setting up Scroble and the situation in her homeland Belarus.
Dr. Hilde Hardeman reflects on the war in Ukraine, with the lens of an academic of the region who has devoted her life to working for the European Union with the goal of a peaceful and prosperous Europe. We also talk about Relais pour la Vie with Claudia Gaebel.
Do you have new-born baby items you can donate to help Ukrainian refugees? Plus, we celebrate 75 years of the British Luxembourg Society.
Are we living in a 'driverless world'? I talk to Tom Fletcher, CMG, about his latest book, "Ten Survival Skills for a World in Flux". And Guy Daleiden talks about the VR section of the Luxembourg City Film Festival.
Ukraine, a look back at the week's news, and a look towards the Luxembourg Film Festival.
How can we develop a sustainability mindset intrinsically, without the need for nudges?
Do you know how fertile you are? Infertility affects one in six couples. We talk about the highs and lows; the costs, literally, but also emotionally and physically.
We probably all know someone who has been affected by cancer, whether directly or indirectly.
Do you even know where your data is stored? Which city? What's the electricity cost? 'Edge' data centres might be the answer...
If you had one more day to enjoy life, what would you wish for?
Want some home-grown culture? Well Esch-Alzette and the surrounding areas are about to take on the mantle of European Capital of Culture, along with Kaunas in Lithuania and Novi Sad in Serbia.
So much of what we want to understand about the nature of God in our lives is "beyond the capacity of the language that we’ve got", Evelyn explains, as she describes her calling to priesthood.
"Mary Berry ate my tart and it didn't have a soggy bottom!" The joyous and colourful Anne Faber talks about her delectation for food, food journalism, her Advent Instagram supporting local business, and what she'll be cooking for Christmas. Plus, we want to hear YOUR recipes for the holidays!
From the history of indexation in Luxembourg to its pros and cons across the socio-economic spectrum, Aline Muller and Jean-Paul Olinger discuss with Lisa Burke.
It's back! With products and produce from around the world, the Bazar International will open its doors once more at LuxExpo this weekend.
Do you enjoy reading a book, learning about literature and meeting the authors? Then Walfer Book Fair is for you, coming up this weekend. Plus, take part in the famous RTL Dictée!