EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE

The region is a candidate for the most prestigious culture title of Europe – “European capital of culture 2019” underneath the slogan“ Region Veliko Tarnovo – The soul of Bulgaria, the spirit of Europe.

28 years have passed since the election of the first culture capital of Europe. Today this initiative has proven its contribution to European culture and namely to highlight the richness and variety of cultures on the Old continent, to contribute for the amity of nations in Europe, to encourage the feeling of appurtenance to the European family.

The initiators of this idea are Melina Mercury and her French colleague Jack Lang – culture ministers of Greece and France. The first culture capital of Europe is elected in Athens in 1985. Since then 40 cities of whole Europe were honored with the title, some of them are – Esen (Germany), Pech ( Hungary ), Istanbul (Turkey) and others.

Bulgaria will host European culture capital in 2019. Among Veliko Tarnovo there are two others municipalities with application for the prestigious competition – Russe and Plovdiv.

Series of events, activities, meetings and discussion on this topic have taken place on the territory of the Old capital.

There are many forthcoming culture events and activities , that will build the image both of the city and the region as the most suitable one for the recipient of the prestigious title of European Capital of Culture 2019.


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