Hallowe'en casts its spell over Luxembourg
Faint-hearted people will be locking themselves indoors this weekend when a witch's brew of spooky Hallowe'en-themed events play out across the country.
From horror film screenings to the annual Eldoradio bash at Luxexpo and ghostly music recitals, there will be something for all tastes.
Here, wort.lu/en exhumes the best haunts and events for spook-addicts, which are sure to leave you checking under your bed.
mywort pumpkin carving competition
Enter the mywort pumpkin carving competition and win yourself an orange iPod. To enter artists and enthusiastic carvers need only carve the Mywort logo onto a pumpkin and bring it to the St Paul offices in Gasperich to win Mywort goodies. Alternatively, email a picture of your scary pumpkin creation to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win an iPod. To download a stencil of the Mywort logo, visit www.mywort.lu
Utopolis Kirchberg, Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark, 7pm
Catch the exclusive avant-premiere of new horror shocker Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark. Co-written by Guillermo del Toro of Pan's Labyrinth fame, the film stars Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes. A movie ticket will get you 5 Euros off entry for the Eldoradio Halloween Party.
Eldoradio Halloween Party, Luxexpo 2a, doors 9pm
Rock your costume at the biggest Halloween party of the year. Presented by Orange and Eldoradio live acts and DJs will perform throughout the night. With a special “Choco” bar, a photo booth and a free bus service, the party will offer something for all the witches, superheroes and jack o' lanterns out there.
Philharmonie Luxembourg, Hauschka's Ghost Piano, 7pm
A different kind of a Halloween treat, German pianist Hauschka presents his musical haunted house. Manipulating the strings of his piano with tin foil, bottle caps, rubber and more he teases strange sounds from the instrument, as films and stills are projected onto its surface.
Utopolis Kirchberg, The Thing, 12am
As the clock strikes twelve the remake of 1982 cult classic The Thing will celebrate it's avant-premiere.
Vianden Castle, Hallowe'en event, from 4pm
Where better to enjoy a spooky atmosphere than in a real spooky castle. Vianden castle opens its doors to the public for a special Hallowe'en-themed family-friendly event. Visitors encouraged to come in fancy dress. www.castle-vianden.lu
Utopolis Kirchberg, Ghostbusters, 9.30pm
Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! Get back into the '80s groove with this (horror) comedy.
Fu Bar, Rue de la Tour Jacob, 7pm-1am
Horror movie buffs will not want to miss this screening of the spookiest horror films out. Zombie shots half price.