National Feiertag in Wincrange
The country Luxemburg held on
the 22th of June their National Holiday.
The ensemble was received in
a Gîte d’étape in the place Hoffelt near Wincrange. The ensemble
stayed in this guest building of the municipality. In the
Barteshaus near the Gîte the district council invited the group
for a dinner.
Monday morning the group made a excursion in the lead of Mr. Jeff Engelen, the head of the local office for tourism. He told much about the attempts to build a canal through the municipality in the early 1800. After they visited the known “Helzinger Schnitzaltar” and the multi purpose building (school / sports/ cultural centre) of the municipality of Wincrange.
In the evening after the “Te Deum” the Dutch folklore dancing ensemble Maroesjka of Heeze was ask to perform on a beautiful stage, taking turn with a local youth modern dancing group
After the performance the major, Mr. Marcel Thommes, appreciated the performance of the Dutch ensemble. This group enlightened because of their several musicians and the different traditional costumes.
Mr. Pierre Neser, the deputy major of the region Wincrange would like to ask again, in the future, the help of our foundation, but then for organising a folklore festival in Luxemburg.