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Police are to up their presence on the streets this Friday in a bid to curb violence and crime during the national day eve celebrations.
According to a press release all police leave has been cancelled from Thursday to Sunday in order to ensure this year's celebrations go smoothly.
Festivities begin on Thursday with a military parade in Diekirch and the start of Summer in the City, a free, outdoor music festival in the capital.
The atmosphere will crank up considerably on Friday when national day eve parties are held across the country. The biggest street parties are expected in Luxembourg City and Esch-sur-Alzette, where police will be out in force until dawn.
On Saturday, the official programme will take place in the capital with the Te Deum in Notre Dame cathedral followed by a military parade in Avenue de la Liberté, where a heavy police presence is also expected.
But, it is not only the national day which is forcing police to give up their leave.
With music festival Rock-A-Field spread across the weekend, as well as the National Cycling Championships in Kayl all weekend, European Council meetings on Friday and Sunday and European Championships screenings, some 200 police officers in total are expected to work throughout the four days.