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8.06.2024, 12:00-20:00
WaterWalls Village, An de Gäert

On the opening of the WaterWalls trail, visitors of all ages are welcome to explore the artistic installations alongside workshops and guided tours, as well as a show and concert for all the family.


Official speeches 

14:00-14:20, WaterWalls Village

Belgican Rhapsody 

Max Vandervorst


14:30 + 18:30
WaterWalls Village

An ordinary beer crate has 24 small bottles that can be tuned (with water) in semitones, giving a range of two octaves. That's more than enough for wild luthier Max Vandervorst to come up with tasty melodies, enriched by the use of the looper pedal. 

For all 

Duration :30’

Languages : wordless



Professor Aqua-Wass 

Lex Gillen

15:00 + 17:00
WaterWalls Village

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Professor Aqua-Wass invites the audience into his mobile laboratory. Equipped with pipettes and test tubes, as well as everyday utensils and ingredients, he reveals the mysteries of the H2O molecule in an unusual and entertaining way.

For all (from age 6)

Duration: 60'.

Languages: Luxembourgish


with Hadrien Vénat


14 :30-17 :30
next to the Aquacanta installation

Inspired by the Aquacanta installation and guided by French artist-maker Hadrien Vénat, participants will learn how to create unconventional listening tools. Conceived as curious portable accessories, the hybrid devices will be assembled using scrap materials — such as tin boxes, wires, strings, metal and plastic fastenings, cardboard, foam… — and will allow one to listen to the Sûre River and its landscape creatively.

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For all (children from 7 years old and families

Duration: continuously

Languages: French & English


Draw me the Sûre

with d-o-t-s (Laura Drouet, Olivier Lacrouts)

15:00 + 17:00
by the river, next to the Aquacanta installation

Aquacanta_Drawing_Waterwalls © d-o-t-s1_

Do you like to draw and imagine stories that mix reality and fiction? Guided by Laura and Olivier of the duo d-o-t-s, during this workshop you will be able to contribute to the creation of a large illustrated fresco which tells the life and history of the Sûre river and all its inhabitants: humans, birds, fish, plants... Open to everyone without age limits, this workshop invites participants to co-create a paper piece that will feed into the publication that d-o-t-s are preparing as part of their Aquacanta project.

For all

Duration: continuously

Languages: French & English

Sugar Casting

with Mathilde Caylou


next to the Constellations flottantes installation

Inspired by the installation Constellations flottantes, artist Mathilde Caylou will show us the world of glass where she created her installation. While the technique is similar, the material will not displease the greediest. Instead of blowing glass, she introduces young and old to the art of sugar casting. An experience that will awaken all the senses, magical and fascinating for the eyes and certainly soft and sweet for the tongue.


For all 

Duration: 60 minutes

Languages: French



with Gil Gallego & Anita Lanners du Naturpark Oewersauer

14 :30-17 :45
along the water between an de Gäert and Camping Im Aal

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Let's discover the fascinating world of insects together! Children and adults can discover the diversity of insects in and around water.

They can also build their own little “insect hotel”, a nesting box for wild bees.

For all

Duration: continuously

Languages: French, Luxembourgish, German, English

Guided walk: Nature around Esch-sur-Sûre 

with Patrick Thommes from Naturpark Oewersauer

guided tour

14:30 + 15:20 + 16:10 + 17:00
tour starts at WaterWalls Village info point

On this short guided walk around Esch-sur-Sûre, we'll look at what else there is to discover here, in addition to the art installations.

In the forests and rocks surrounding the little village, man has left his mark over many centuries.

We'll observe it together and enjoy the magnificent Oesling landscape.


For all (not suitable for baby carriages or people with reduced mobility).

Duration: 45 minutes

Languages: French, Luxembourgish, German, English

Special features: Please wear sturdy shoes.


Bike rental

WaterWalls Village


For visitors who want to add a little speed to their installation tour, bicycles can be borrowed from the WaterWallsVillage info point.

Special features: bikes for adults only



12:00-20:00, WaterWalls Village

Whether you're hungry, have a sweet crawing or need to rehydrate after the trail, the clubs in Esch-sur-Sûre are ready to help. At WaterWalls Village, our volunteers will be happy to welcome you for a moment of relaxation.

Thanks to the Entente de Merscheid, the amis du château d’Esch-sur-Sûre, the St. Cécile Heiderscheid Choir and the Esch-sur-Sûre Cultural Commission.

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