« Down Memory Lane »

Welcome on the history notebook of Belgian Luxembourg !
To travel through time, to rediscover the traces of the past. Made of History and history footnotes gestures and know-how, traditions and folklore, real or legendary characters...
Through the articles of this blog, our writers, ambassadors and your favourite stories will contribute to revive yesteryear's Ardennes and Lorraine.

Facts and Historical sites

Travel in Folon’s country (1934-2005)


Par 8 juin 2015 Catégories Facts and Historical sites Pas de commentaires


Two bronzes and 16 stained-glass windows in Belgian Luxembourg Jean-Michel Folon was born in Uccle, in Walloon Brabant. This Belgian artist is renowned worldwide. He has touched many things with talent : painting, water-colours engraving, sculpture, ceramics. He associated with remarkable craftsmen to create tapestries, stained-glass windows, bronzes. His universe in inhabited by…

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The Ardennes and its museums dedicated to the Battle of the Bulge, the will to keep the memory alive.


Par 24 avril 2015 Catégories 2nd World War, Facts and Historical sites Pas de commentaires

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The « martyr » town of Bastogne has no less than 5 museums dedicated to the battle that devastated the Ardennes a second time in under 4 years. There are many other institutions that bring forward the audacity of the allied armies or the civilian’s day to day life. In each one of them, the…

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