Posts tagged as European Capital of Culture

2027 Capital of Culture candidates: Jūrmala

Monday, March 29, 2021

Riga’s stint as European Capital of Culture back in 2014 was a tremendous opportunity for the capital to flaunt its creativity, beauty and vitality. In 2027, another Latvian city will be given this honour, and no fewer than nine regional centers have thrown their hats into the ring. In the lead up to the big decision in June, Riga-based journalist and tour guide Philip Birzulis examines the cultural credentials of each…

Estonia: Parnu to run for European Capital of Culture 2024 together with Tartu, Viljandi

Friday, September 7, 2018

The city council of Estonian resort city Parnu has supported the city government’s proposal to vie for the status of European Capital of Culture 2024 together with Tartu and Viljandi. “All three cities want to have an interesting, creative and environmentally aware living environment, attach value to local culture and wish to diversify it. By offering support to one another and taking advantage of one another’s strengths can we offer…