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Esch-Sur-Alzette: Why you need to visit Europe's Capital of Culture
Luxembourg's industrial town of Esch-Sur-Alzette has been named Europe's Capital of Culture 2022. Here's why you need to visit this fascinating former steel industry centre.
Oulu in Finland will be the European Capital of Culture in 2026
Oulu won with a project promising “cultural climate change”, focussing on the participatory nature of art and culture.
Galway misses out on €1 bn as COVID-19 hits European culture festival
Galway was a European Captial of Culture this year but COVID-19 restrictions meant its visitor numbers were lower than hoped for.
Storm Ciara forces cancellation of Galway's European Culture ceremony
The Galway 2020 European capital of culture opening ceremony has been cancelled due to imminent arrival of Storm Ciara. Heavy rain and high winds expected.
Rijeka opens City of Culture celebrations
The city of Rijeka in Croatia on Saturday held its opening ceremony for the start of its year as European Capital of Culture 2020. The port city is the first in the country to be awarded the title, one it shares with Galway in Ireland.
Rijeka marks start of year as European Capital of Culture 2020
Over 70 events took place across the Rijeka, culminating in a performance of 'Industrial Opera' representing the city's heritage as a port.
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Rijeka will be 'beacon of diversity' during Capital of Culture tenure
The mayor of Rijeka says his city will live up to its 'Port Of Diversity' billing despite the more conservative nature of Croatia during the Adriatic port city's tenure as joint European Capital of Culture. Rijeka is sharing the honour with Galway in the Irish Republic.
Did Galway need the Capital of Culture designation?
Euronews spoke to the Arts and Culture Officer for Limerick City and County Council about its failed bid for European Capital of Culture 2020.
The Making of a Global Village
In January, thousands of citizens of Italy’s Basilicata region gathered in a unique location to celebrate an historic occasion through music — which reverberated around adjacent tuff rock.
Matera 2019: dancing in the streets as locals embrace cultural collaboration
Matera’s year as European Capital of Culture is drawing to a close. But its legacy will remain thanks to the enthusiastic involvement of local residents.
Materadio brings radio broadcasting to the stage
As part of its ongoing celebrations as European Capital of Culture, the Italian city of Matera is to host three days of live programming from state radio channel Rai Radio 3 between 11 and 15 September.
50 years after the moon landing Matera honours the Apollo 11 mission
Matera, the European Capital of Culture 2019, celebrates one of its most famous sons; Rocco Petrone, who went on to become a mechanical engineer in the US and made a fundamental contribution to Nasa's Apollo 11 mission
From Matera to the moon: The Apollo Soundtrack brings a unique moment to life 50 years later
Matera is pulling out all the stops to put itself on the European cultural map this year, and the Apollo performance is just the sort of powerfully creative and immersive experience that locals and visitors have come to expect.
How is Matera proving it is the European Capital of Culture?
The southern Italian city of Matera was appointed the European Capital of Culture 2019 and since then it has greatly boosted the number of cultural projects it puts on. Find out more in this episode of Go! Matera.
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Road Trip Europe Day 32 Plovdiv: Young Bulgarians upbeat about future
Despite living in the poorest country in the EU, the Road Trip team found that young Bulgarians in Plovdiv showed remarkable optimism about their future.
Locals are the lifeblood of Matera, European Capital of Culture
How does the city feel to you? This was the question posed to the citizens of Matera when they were tasked with creating an ‘Atlas of the City’s Emotions’.
Matera 2019: exploring the European Capital of Culture's top creative projects
In this episode of Go!Matera, Euronews' Marta Brambilla discovers the projects at the heart of the city's 2019 European Capital of Culture year.
Matera: Discovering the lessons of history in Europe’s Capital of Culture
Matera is a rising star - it’s the 2019 European Capital of Culture. Visiting the southern Italian town still feels very much like discovering something wonderful that few people know about.
Italy's 9,000 year old Matera is European Capital of Culture
Italy's 9,000-year-old Matera is European Capital of Culture
Matera, Capital of Culture 2019: watch the opening ceremony
Matera kicked of its year as the European Capital of Culture 2019 with an impressive opening ceremony that showed off everything the city has to offer.
Historic Bulgarian city of Plovdiv is European Capital of Culture 2019
The historic Bulgarian city of Plovdiv is European Capital of Culture 2019 and its Together motto highlights how different communities can be united
Plovdiv celebrates becoming European Capital of Culture
Bulgaria's oldest city shares the 2019 title with Italian town Matera
6,000-year-old Bulgarian city honoured as European culture capital
Plovdiv, the oldest city in Bulgaria, has been officially inaugurated as the European Capital of Culture for 2019.
The miracle of Matera: city prepares for year of culture
Euronews' Marta brambilla Pisoni reports from Matera as the city gears up for its opening ceremony as European Capital of Culture 2019.
A European Culture Capital’s 21st Century Renaissance
On a crisp winter’s day, locals gather in a Southern Italian piazza, in the shadow of a 13th century convent, to raise a visionary new architectural structure. It takes a village to hoist the spired earth-toned building — though it’s made of cardboard.
EU to give free Interrail pass — but only if you can handle this quiz
The European Commission has set aside a sum of cash to give young Europeans turning 18 this year a free Interrail pass. But first, you have to answer these questions right.