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  • Passing of H.R.H. Grand Duke Jean Press Release April 23rd 2019

    It is with great sadness that the Consulate General of Luxembourg in San Francisco shares the news of the passing of His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the age of 98. As Head of State of Luxembourg from 1964 to 2000, “Grand Duke Jean served as role model for all of us and, through his dedicated  service, has left his mark forever”, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel stated today (click  here for the Prime Minister’s statement).

    Our deepest condolences go to Their Royal Highnesses The Grand Duke and Grand Duchess and the Grand Ducal family.

    A period of national mourning will be observed until Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6.00pm.

  • European Elections 26th of May 2019 Press Release 22/02/19

    All voters on the electoral roll elect 6 Luxembourgish members to the European Parliament (EP) every 5 years.

    Voting in the European elections is mandatory for all registered voters , regardless of their nationality (Luxembourg or of another EU Member State). Voters may not be represented by proxy.

    A postal voting system has been put in place for all voters in order to prevent abstention.

  • Luxembourg Parliamentary Elections: 14 October 2018 Press Release July 30, 2018

    On October 14th 2018, all Luxembourg citizens are called upon to directly elect the 60 members of the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des députés). The Chamber of Deputies is the national Parliament in Luxembourg. The legislative elections are for Luxembourg nationals only and voting is mandatory for all registered voters. Voting by correspondence is possible for all voters who are not in Luxembourg on the day of the election.
    The following Luxembourg citizens are excused from the mandatory participation in voting:
    - Those who at the time of the vote, live in another commune than the one where they are called to vote; (for example Luxembourg Citizens living outside of Luxembourg)
    - electors who are over 75 years old.

  • PARK SMART! NEVER LEAVE YOUR PASSPORT IN YOUR CAR! Press Release 14/04/18

  • Visiting Boys Choir Pueri Cantores from Luxembourg in Concert April 2, 7:30pm, Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley,... Press Release 23/03/2018

  • CES 2018: 8 start-ups will represent Luxembourg in Las Vegas! Statement 23/11/17

    The eight Luxembourg start-ups participating in the prestigious CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas from 9 to 12 January were unveiled during an event at the private design club “House 17”. The selection of these young companies was made jointly by the EAEC (European American Enterprise Council) and Luxinnovation. It is the first time that Luxembourg will be present at CES, currently the most important international exhibition dedicated to technological innovation.

  • LUXEMBOURG FILMS IN LOS ANGELES - STARRING EUROPE FILM FESTIVAL Press Release 09/05/17

    STARRING EUROPE: NEW FILMS FROM THE EU MAY 9- MAY 15, 2017

  • Europe Day 2017: Europe is our common future Press Release 09/05/17

    Today, May 9, is Europe Day – the day that marks the anniversary of the 1950 Schuman Declaration. In his address, the then French Minister of Foreign Affairs laid out his idea for a new form of political cooperation in Europe, based on concrete measures to foster solidarity. The goal was to make war between Europe’s nations unthinkable. By sharing their sovereignty, the nations of Europe ushered in the longest period of peace in their history and set themselves up to have real influence in the world.

  • New Luxembourg nationality law passes parliament Press Release 07/03/17

    Parliament passed the new law on February 9...it will enter into force on April 1, 2017. One of the new changes: Candidates marrying a Luxembourger can acquire the same nationality provided the partner lives in Luxembourg or the couple has been married for at least three years immediately prior to the application. The applicants must still pass the language exam and attend the 'Living together in the Grand Duchy' course or pass its test.


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