Europe’s Capital of Culture 2012 is bracing itself for an action packed two weeks as Maribor kicks of its summer celebrations in style with a mix of conceptual art, equestrianism and avant-garde pop.
Capital of Culture
Romania’s European Capital of Culture in 2007, Sibiu is not only an important cultural center of Romania, but one of the most beautiful cities in the country.
The city of Belgrade’s bid to land the honor of Europe’s Capital of Culture for 2020 has been given a strong boost after the mayor of Athens announced that he would support the Serbian capital’s candidacy.
Out with the old, in with the new – with the dawn of the new year now fully upon us, it’s once again time for Europe to hand over one of its most prestigious awards. This month sees the title of Europe’s “Capital of Culture” handed over to not one, but two cities – the Slovakian capital of Maribor and the northern city of Guimarães, in Portugal.