During May 19th– 20th 2016, in Pecs, International Conference “Europe’s Capital is Culture – European Capitals of Culture and Hungary 2023″ will be held, were Program Director of Novi Sad 2021 will present the candidacy of Novi Sad as well.
Pecs was the European Capital of Culture in 2010, and other Hungarian cities will have that possibility in 2023. Investment, local infrastructure development and overall impact of cultural events on the city, region, and in some cases on the state level, are some of the things to be discussed.
On the other hand, Pecs has an extensive international network of contacts through which it gathered leaders, experts and cultural workers of past, present and future ECoC. The aim of the conference is to exchange experiences, knowledge and concrete proposals to the participants.
The first day of the conference will be dedicated to activities implemented within the project Pecs 2010, as well as the presentation of projects from other European capitals, while the second day is reserved for Hungarian cities that intend to participate in the application for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2023. You can see the whole program below.
Participation at the conference is free, but the online application is necessary.