For the public celebration of the birthday of HRH the Grand Duke, an official ceremony will take place on 23 June at the National monument of Luxembourgish solidarity ("Kanounenhiwwel").
The Government in council of 4 May 2020 approved a derogation to article 75 of the Civil Code allowing the civil registrar to celebrate marriages in a municipal building other than the town hall. Civil partnership declarations can take place at the same locations.
On Wednesday 15 April, a consultation meeting was held between the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Association of Luxembourg Towns and Municipalities (Syndicat des villes et communes luxembourgeoises - SYVICOL) in order to organise the distribution of surgical masks to the entire population and to the services of municipalities and similar entities.
Taking into account the evolution of the coronavirus COVID-19 in our neighbouring countries and on the national territory, it is necessary to take additional measures to limit the spread of the virus in the population and to protect those at risk.