The Municipality of Clervaux
The municipality of Clervaux lies in the heartland of the luxembourgish Ardennes, it is made up, since the incorporation of the municipalities of Heinerscheid and Munshausen in 2011, of 17 picturesque and charming villages whit nearly 5000 inhabitants.
Having preserved it’s rural character, the small town of Clervaux is the center of the economical and social development as well as the attraction point for the northern tip of the Grand-Duchy. This touristic hotspot, nestled in the deep valley of the “Clerve” river, is dominated by it’s medieval castle, built in the 12th century it has since been a witness to the might and prestige of the Counts of Clervaux.
This castle is not only home to the Clervaux municipality administration, but also to three expositions and museums. The museum of the Luxembourg Castles scale Models, the Museum of the Battle of the Bulge as well as the renowned photographic exposition “The Family of Man”, curated by Edward Steichen during his time as Director of MOMA’s Department of Photography. This impressive collection , which figures on UNESCO’s “Memory of the World” register, has been re-opened to the public on July 6th 2013.
Next to the castle another one of the main attraction points is the centenary Benedictine Monastery, that, majestically perched high up on the hill, dominates the valley. The decanal church and the chapel of Notre Dame de Loretto in Clervaux, as well as the Munshausen parish church are as impressive and precious religious edifices.
The regional cultural and arts centre “Cube 521” in Marnach offers all around the year a greatly varied program of theatre, classical music, jazz, dance cabaret shows, and children’s theatre.
Located in the heart of the “Parc Naturel de l’Our” national park, Clervaux is also a landscape of a wild romanticism, filled with adventures and amazing cultural treasures.
Parc Naturel de l’Our
The “Parc Naturel d el’Our” national park lies in the Ardennes region of Luxembourg, right next to the tri-border region of Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg. On a territory of 420 square kilometres, home to 21.000 people, eight municipalities have joined forces for a common goal, to bring into balance nature conservation and economical development of this rural region through the implementation of innovative projects.
The region is a perfect destination for hikers and nature lovers as well as for arts and culture enthusiasts. A many streams, amongst them the “Our” border river, have created a landscape with a great variety of reliefs and many different facets, with it’s ridges, steep slopes, offsets and meanders. In remote areas of the region valuable habitats for many species of the flora and the fauna have been preserved until today.
The region’s history and culture can be experienced in many different ways, by either visiting the imposing castles of Vianden and Clervaux, the many medieval churches, ancient mills and museums, by pacing the themed walks, visiting the internationally renowned photographic exhibition “The Family of Man” which is located inside the walls of Clervaux Castle, or by exploring the old copper mine in Stolzembourg…
CEBA, Cercle d’Etudes sur la Bataille des Ardennes – Circle of Studies on the Battle of the Bulge – is a non profit making, non governmental organisation working on keeping the memory of the tragic events of the winter 1944/1945 alive. With more then 200 members CEBA is one of the biggest organisations in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg in this sphere of action. CEBA works in close cooperation with partner organisations like the National Museum of Military History in Diekirch or the “National Liberation Monument” organisation.
Pyrrhus Movie Productions
Michel Tereba has directed the documentary “D’Preise së rëm zréck – Alamo zu Cliärref” which was produced by Pyrrhus Movie productions.
He has been directing films since 1999 and has gathered experience in acting, camera, sound recording, make-up, digital effects, editing and project leading.
A constant search for aesthetics, is how he defines his work. “I am always searching for authentic stories and my style is defined by original choices.” Over the years he has gathered experience in comedies, dramas, documentaries, training films and music videos. By combining his experience with his training as an engineer he has developed a unique style. On every project he’s making the clear choice of getting involved in the writing process to give the project its unique style. His work and training as an actor has helped refine his directing work.
Pyrrhus Movie productions is an inventive and quality-driven independent audiovisual production organisation founded in 1999. They make and produce movies and photography for corporate and entertainment purposes.
To audiovisual professionals, they also offer specialised consulting and qualified personnel to help you on your projects. They design and make short and feature-length entertainment movies, series, corporate and advertising movies and photography, documentaries, music videos, and record events (concerts, awards, shows…).