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What’s Savvy: February 5th-12th

by City Savvy Luxembourg

Pick One: Meet UNI.LU’s Leading Female Scientists

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, LuxDoc and Golden Z Young Luxembourg are hosting a series of talks of women in science in Luxembourg. Women and girls are still underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11th was created to raise awareness worldwide for the fundamental role that women play in science. Let’s defy stereotypes, gender biases and discrimination: We need more girls and women in science! 

You can join this virtual forum in celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and listen to leading women in science in Luxembourg talking about their exciting research and their journey! You will be able to ask questions at the end! 

Where: Online luxdoc.uni.lu
When: February 8th-11th
More information and links to enter the webex sessions on https://luxdoc.uni.lu/wogis/ 

Pick Two: Virtual Guided Tour of the Taj Mahal

Do you miss travel as much as us? This Sunday you can escape to India with this virtual tour of the Taj Mahal. The guides will walk you through the history and modern walkthrough of this famous site. You’ll virtually travel to Agra, India for this tour of the Taj Mahal! You will explore the history of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his goal to build the Taj Mahal in honor of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. You’ll virtually travel through the “Great Gate” to the Jewel of Muslim Art in India. You’ll head inside the Taj Mahal, its museum, the mosque, gardens, the Jawab guest house, the Baby Taj and more!

Where: Zoom
When: Sunday, February 7th at 10 PM UTC+01 – 11:30 PM UTC+01
More information and the link to register are here

Pick Three: Forest Bathing

Learn how to connect with the forest through your senses with this group forest bathing session. You will leave the session with an idea of what forest bathing is. Don’t forget to bring a mask and wear warm suitable clothing. You must register in advance as there can be no more than 10 persons max.  

Where: Restaurent Sieweburen (meeting point), 36 Rue des Sept-Fontaines, 2534 Luxembourg
When: Saturday, February 6th at 10am
You can find more information on registration here

Pick Four: Mezerg

Dying to get out of the house and enjoy some live music? This 360° piano-techno concert could be the perfect solution. Innovative in the soul, Mezerg is a classical pianist who seeks another way to express the power of a melody. Fan of The Doors and his late genius keyboardist Ray Manzarek, passionate about Balkan music, he quickly understands that electronic music and its rhythms can be transcribed with acoustic instruments including the one he particularly liked: the piano. Mezerg is a showman who sweats on his keys and does not hesitate to share every moment with his audience. Classical and electronic music have found their fusion point in Mezerg’s melodies. His concert on a central stage promises to be a unique moment.

Where: Rockhal, 5 Avenue du Rock’n’Roll, 4083 Esch-sur-Alzette
When: Wednesday, February 10th at 8pm (doors open at 6:15pm)
More information and tickets here

Pick Five: World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Do you love stories that matter? Stop by at Neimënster to see 150 award-winning images from The World Press Photo exhibition, the largest and most prestigious press photography competition in the world. Experience photos that captivated last year’s most significant events.

Where: Neimënster, 28 Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg
When: Opening – Friday, January 22nd at 6 pm
Exhibition – Saturday, from January 23rd to February 21st (from 10am to 6pm)

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