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Welcome to the online presence of the Consulate General of Luxembourg in New York City!

We provide consular services and protection not only to the Luxembourg community residing within our jurisdiction or visiting the area, but also to travelers wishing to visit Luxembourg for business or leisure as well as to those wishing to live and work in the Grand Duchy. Our aim is to provide information, through our Trade & Investment Office , on the Luxembourg economy to investors and vendors, help the Luxembourg business community grow their market-share in the United States, showcase our country’s vibrant cultural life and heritage and engage with the East Coast in terms of public diplomacy. 

Latest News :

  • On May 10 2020, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Guillaume and Crown Princess Stéphanie welcomed their first child. Prince Charles Jean Philippe... Press Release 2020/05/10

    Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess have the great pleasure to announce the birth of the first child of Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and Crown Princess. Their son, who was born at the Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte this Sunday 10 May 2020 at 5:13, will be given the names Charles Jean Philippe Joseph Marie Guillaume. The whole grand-ducal Family is overjoyed by this happy occasion.

  • URGENT MESSAGE TO LUXEMBOURG CITIZEN & LUXEMBOURG RESIDENT Press Release 16/03/20

     

    The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in Luxembourg invites all Luxembourg nationals currently abroad to urgently assess the possibilities of returning to Luxembourg. The number of countries that introduce traffic restrictions is increasing rapidly and the availability of means of transport is decreasing as a result.

    In such circumstances a return / repatriation would no longer be possible.

    The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in Luxembourg also advises against all non-essential travel abroad.

    Luxembourg nationals who are currently abroad and wish to return must contact their travel agency, tour operator or airline as soon as possible.

    If you need to contact the Consulate, please email us at:

    Newyork.consular@mae.etat.lu

    In case of real emergency, please call the Consular Officer at (1-646) 506-5914.

  • IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE CONSULATE GENERAL IN NEW YORK Press Release 13/03/20

    Dear Friends,

    Due to the rapidly unfolding situation in New York City regarding COVID-19, we wanted to inform you that the Consulate General of Luxembourg in New York will have limited operations, starting Monday, March 16 until further notice.

    However, if you need to contact the Consulate, please email us at:

    Newyork.consular@mae.etat.lu

    PLEASE DO NOT COME IN PERSON TO THE CONSULATE BEFORE CALLING AND SPEAKING TO THE CONSULAR OFFICER FIRST.

    In case of real emergency, please call the Consular Officer at (1-646) 506-5914.

    We wish everyone to stay safe.

    Sincerely,

    The Consulate of Luxembourg in New York

  • Latest news about the Coronavirus COVID-19 Press Release 10/03/20

    A novel (New) coronavirus was detected in thousand of people worldwide. The Infection, called COVID 19, can be spread from person to person. This is a rapidly changing situation, For more information and latest update for the NYC area please check http://www.nyc.gov/health/coronavirus   

  • 3D tours: the museum at your fingertips Press Release 09/03/20

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    In times of confinement, treat yourself to an immersive 3D visit allowing you to venture through the museum, explore the  thematic routes  but above all to visit our temporary exhibitions (on  17th century Spanish baroque art  , on the centenary of  universal suffrage  and the photographic universe  Carla van Puttelaar  ).

    Scanned using cutting-edge technologies, the museum is thus accessible through an exciting digital experience. Aware of the complexity of its building and anxious to illustrate the extent of its rooms as well as the diversity of its temporary exhibitions as well as the richness of its collections, the National Museum of History and Art offers on its website a "3D Visits" tab allowing a detailed exploration of the interior of its building and especially of the different routes:  Archeology  ,  Decorative and popular arts  ,  Medal cabinet  , Fine Arts (  Ancient  Art  /  Modern and Contemporary  Art  /  Art in Luxembourg  ).

    Unlike simple shots of the exhibition halls, the 3D model not only makes it possible to better understand the architecture of the building but also to give visitors an immersive experience encouraging them to discover the places. The 3D models of the MNHA are now easily searchable on smartphones and tablets and can also be explored in Virtual Reality using VR-goggles like the Google Cardboard or the Occulus Gear VR.

    The  museumsmile.lu  portal  links  to museums in the capital also offering virtual tours.

    https://www.mnha.lu/fr/news/visites-3d-le-musee-au-bout-des-doigts

  • 2020 Batty Weber Prize Winner Press Release 08/03/20

    The jury, made up of Vesna Andonovic, Anne Diderich, Fabienne Gilbertz, Frank Hoffmann, Luc Marteling, Sébastian Thiltges, chaired by Claude D. Conter, motivated his choice in English as follows:

    "Pierre Joris' poetic and essayistic work is an expression of his tireless and versatile exploration of the transcendence of borders in an attempt to achieve a cosmopolitan vision. ' Routes, not roots' should therefore be understood as a programmatic title that emphasizes the claim of Joris' 'nomad poetics' of moving between languages ​​(English, French, German, Arabic, Luxembourgish), between literatures, and between cultures. In his poetry, he uses the seductive and experimental nature of words to weave a net of surprising juxtapositions of different literary and cultural texts (from the avantgarde, the beat generation, Rilke, Ezra Pound, TS Eliot over Maghrebi literature to pop culture), which enables the reader to explore the world from its edges, to stroll through the diaspora, and to feel at home there. Joris' poetry, which postulates and expects an openness of mind, an agility of thought, and the willingness to deconstruct language, is therefore a modern answer to all forms of ideological curtailment and myopia.

  • 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE in STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK – December 16, 2019 Press Release 17/12/19

    Hon. Ms. Jeanne Crauser, Consul General of Luxembourg and H.E. Mr. Frank Geerkens, Consul General of Belgium expressed their Nation’s gratitude to the Americans who fought the deadliest battle in WWII during a Wreath Laying Ceremony presided by William A. Abell, President of Chapter 52 and Angela M. Fazio, National Officer of The Battle of the Bulge Association in presence of Veterans Carmine “Buzz” Burzamato and Joe Reilly, and held at Wolfes Pond Park, Chester Ave / Cornelia Avenue – Staten Island, NY.

  • H.R.H. Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg passed away this morning, April 23, 2019, at the age of 98. Press Release 23/04/19

    It is with deep sadness that the Consulate of Luxembourg in New York shares the news of the passing of His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the age of 98.

    A period of national mourning will be observed until Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6.00pm

    The register of condolences which opened for signature at the Consulate General (17 Beekman Place, New York, NY 10022)  from April 29th to May 2nd, 2019 is extended until Friday, May 3rd  from 10am to 4pm.

  • European Elections 2019 Statement 15/02/19

    All voters on the electoral roll elect 6 Luxembourgish members to the European Parliament (EP) every 5 years.

    Voting in the European elections is mandatory for all registered voters , regardless of their nationality (Luxembourg or of another EU Member State). Voters may not be represented by proxy.

    A postal voting system has been put in place for all voters in order to prevent abstention.


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