Portugal

The Portuguese community, it is the first foreign community in Luxembourg. Portuguese would be the 4th most spoken language in the country!

Ambassador(s) for this community:

Filipa Grancho

 Portugal

    "I believe we are better when we are together !" 

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    Portuguese population

    Portuguese population living in Luxembourg: 96,544 in 2018. They were 29,300 in 1981 (source Statec.lu).

    The Portuguese community is the first foreign community in the Grand-Duchy with 16% of the total population of the country, far ahead french people with 45.000 inhabitants. In the late 1960s, many Portugueses looking for work moved to Luxembourg in need of labor. The new generation arrived in Luxembourg to escape the economic crisis in Portugal. Now, their children and grandchildren are born and grow up in Luxembourg. They are stakeholders in the Luxembourg economy.

    Portuguese would be the 4th most spoken language in the country, with the 3 officials, Luxembourgish, French and German.

    The community from Cape Verde, for its part is represented by 2,778 people in 2018. It participates in the use of Portuguese in trade in Luxembourg.

    Portuguease people are mainly settled in the following towns : Esch-sur-Alzette, Differdange, Larochette

    Traditional and recurrent portuguese events in Luxembourg

    • Notre-Dame de Fatima Pilgrimage. Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the “Notre Dame de Fatima Pilgrimage”  is one of the most important one in Luxembourg. More than 20.000 people, mainly portuguese, visit the sanctuary in Wiltz for the Ascension Day.
    • Portugal Expo : organised by the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, this fair is entirely dedicated to Made in Portugal. Real estate investment opportunities, tourism in Portugal, furniture, jewellery, food,…
    • International Bazaar, with portuguese products, food like delicous “pasteis de nata” and a tombola.

     


    Our References in this community

    Portuguese Embassy in Luxembourg Ville

    Address :
    282, route de Longwy
    1940 LUXEMBOURG
    E-mail : luxemburgo@mne.pt

    Luxembourg Embassy in Portugal

    Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Lisbon
    Rua das Janelas Verdes, 43
    PT-1200-690 Lisboa

    E-mail: lisbonne.amb@mae.etat.lu

    Luxembourg is represented by Mr Jean-Jacques WELFRING, Ambassador

    A.P.L. - Amitié Portugal Luxembourg

    Address :
    5 Avenue Marie-Thérèse, 2132 Luxembourg

    Confederation of the Portuguese Community in Luxembourg

    Address :
    30, rue de l’Industrie
    L-8069 Strassen – Luxembourg
    Email : ccpl@ccpl.lu

    Language courses

    Centro cultural português

    Bombia

    Address :
    1C Rue Jean de Beck
    7308 Heisdorf,
    Luxembourg
    Email : ricardo@bomdia.lu

    CENTRE SOCIAL ET CULTUREL PORTUGAIS A.S.B.L.

    Address :
    91, rue Zénon Bernard
    L-4031 Esch-sur-Alzette/
    Luxembourg
    Email : mcpesch@pt.lu

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    CASA - Asbl

    Centro de Apoio Social e Associativo – Fondation Jose Trindade

    Address :
    15, Montée de Clausen L-1343 Luxemburgo

     

    Radio Latina

    Luxembourg radio in portuguese.

    FM : 101.2 – 103,1

    Contacto

    Founded in January 1970 within the “Amizades Portugal-Luxemburgo”, the Contacto newspaper is a weekly newspaper in Portuguese.
    With 25,000 copies, it is the leading Portuguese newspaper in Luxembourg.

    Portuguese Section European School

    Portuguese children living in Luxembourg can apply for the portuguese section in the European School I in Kirchberg

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