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The report of the Evaluation Jury was published on the European Union website with the reasons that led Liepāja to be named European Capital of Culture for 2027 in Latvia.

This autumn Trencin 2026 will launch Runway training programmes to help organise the European Capital of Culture project. They are starting with training for cultural managers who want to take their organisation or project to an international level.

The budget proposal for 2023 of Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Government will continue to invest in education and culture. The budget proposal helps implement the key objectives in the Government Programme of raising the level of education and competence, bridging learning gaps and increasing educational equality. Arts and culture will be used to boost conditions and strengthen engagement in creative work.

On 10 September this year, the exhibition The Learning Garden of Freedom by the world- renowned artist Yoko Ono will open at Kaunas Picture Gallery.

Braga’27, Braga’s candidacy project for the European Capital of Culture in 2027, and Braga Media Arts, UNESCO Creative City in the field of Media Arts, will inaugurate a joint exhibition at the event “Noite Branca de Braga”.

Environmental sustainability is one of the constant themes of the European capitals of culture over the last ten years. We do not know if the ecoc project has actually led to concrete results on this issue.

On 20 December 2019 at the closing ceremony of Matera European Capital of Culture 2019, the Cava del Sole was thronged with citizens waving European flags and the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, who passed away prematurely on 11 January, delivered an impassioned and warmly applauded speech on the value of culture for the building of Europe.

16 Italian cities have presented the expression of interest to the Ministry of Culture to participate in the title of "Italian Capital of Culture" for the year 2025.

The final event of the ECoC SME Interreg Europe project happening in Matera and online on the 9th and 10th of June to know more about the experience of past and future ECoCs.

Cities that want to apply to become European Capital of Culture, usually, but not always,  decide this ten years earlier. For example, Matera decided to apply in 2010 to be European Capital of Culture in 2019. Six years before the title-year the selected host Member States publish a call for applications, usually through their Ministry for Culture. Cities interested in participating in the competition must submit a proposal for consideration.

Eliza Mamardashvili and Dybach Iryna are Ukrainian artists who will stay in Novi Sad for two months thanks to the call launched by the ‘Novi Sad – European Capital of Culture’ Foundation within the programme for artistic residencies ‘Artist in Residence’. 

For the past few months, Rouen Seine Normande 2028 has been working with certain European cities. These friend-towns make the candidature for the label European Capital of Culture 2028 a truly European project. Europe Day, on 9 May, was the occasion to highlight this aspect.

Elefsina celebrates Europe Day with events for young people and a plethora of parallel activities for all ages. Co-organized by 2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture, the European Parliament and the European Commission in Greece.

EcocNews continues the journey among the cities that are candidates for European capital of culture for 2028. After Broumov and Brno, today we discover the city of Liberec, in the Czech Republic. In 2028 it will be the third time that the Czech Republic will have a European Capital of Culture after Prague in 2000 and Plsen in 2015.

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