Bring your party hat as the Parlamentarium celebrates five years since its opening. To mark the occasion, all are welcome for an evening of celebrations on 13 October, including music from Coco Malabar and fun activities. Keep an eye on the Parlamentarium’s webpages for more info on the special events that are planned.
Visit the Parlamentarium before the 29 January to celebrate the LUX Film Prize’s 10th birthday. For the last 10 years, the European Parliament has been celebrating the role of European cinema in shaping our societies and sparking debate on major issues. An exhibition about the prize will be in the Parlamentarium until January, detailing its evolution and some of the 100 films remarkable to have featured.
The European Parliament will be at the Salon d’education in Charleroi this year, highlighting the many activities for children of all ages. From the hemicycle to the Parlamentarium, role play game to the House of European History, the European Parliament is the perfect place for schoolchildren to get to grips with the European Union.
The EP’s Esplanade will come alive on 1 October as the NUIT BLANCHE festival invades the European quarter. The general public are invited to explore both the area and the theme, ‘borders’.
On 28 September science takes over the Parlamentarium for a day to showcase EU-funded research projects. The researchers themselves will be on hand to explain their projects at stands that include an F1 car, robots and molecular ice-cream. The day also includes a debate on public trust in science and a competition to see which researcher can best present their project.
The European Parliament in Luxembourg is opening its doors on 24 September, inviting members of the public to take a look behind the scenes of the European institutions that represents them. From 2pm to 6pm, visitors can learn more about the function and role of the European Parliament, as well as other European Union institution in Luxembourg.
Stop by the Parlamentarium from 24 September to 5 October to see the results of EuroVisions - Museums Exhibiting Europe’s scenography contest. Young people from all creative disciplines were invited to design exhibitions that challenge perceptions of an object and its place in Europe. See the contest’s website for more details.
CLOSING SOON: SEARCHING FOR BEAUTY - Visit the Parlamentarium before 18 September to catch a multimedia temporary exhibition on what beauty means to us now, in Europe and around the world. Share your visions on beauty around you and get them displayed in the exhibition too!