European Capital of Culture



Performance Delivery Agreement between Galway 2020 and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Announcement of Galway as European Capital of Culture 2020:

Selection of the European Capital of Culture in 2020 in Ireland

The Selection Panel’s report (Pre-Selection Stage) CLICK HERE

Dublin, December 2015

You can access Frequently Asked Questions on Capital of Culture 2020 HERE

First Monitoring Meeting Report by the panel of independent experts – March 2017

Call for Submission of applications for the European Capital of Culture 2020

Decision No 445 2014 EU of the European Parliament and the Council

Rules of Procedure Competition for the 2020 ECoC in Ireland

Information Video on European Capital of Culture

Information Page on the European Commision Website

The European Capital of Culture action celebrated 25 years in 2010.
The European Commission produced a celebration of those 25 years, “European Capitals of Culture, the Road to Success”
You can access it HERE


Click on the links below to access the Capital of Culture websites for the successful cities who will be hosting this event in the next few years

Mons,Belgium     Plzen,Czech Republic

San Sebastian,Spain    Wroclaw,Poland

Aarhus,Denmark         Pafos,Cyprus

Leeuwarden,Netherlands  Valetta,Malta

Matera,Italy      Plovdiv,Bulgaria

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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