Experts argue about the origin of the event’s name; some say it is linked to the name of the original site, others that it is derived from a word meaning ‘barn’. But nobody doubts that the Schueberfouer is a wonderful tradition that remains an important part of Luxembourg’s history. “It started as a major trade and agricultural fair, and over the centuries metamorphosed into an entertainment event,”says Marc Weydert, head of Luxembourg City’s festivals and markets department:“But there are enough links with the medieval version to ensure that this is a continuation rooted in our heritage.” says Marc Weydert, head of Luxembourg City’s festivals and markets department: “But there are enough links with the medieval version to ensure that this is a continuation rooted in our heritage.”