European Capitals of Culture

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Take a city trip to Galway and Rijeka, European Capitals of Culture 2020

Galway, in Ireland, and Rijeka, in Croatia, are the European Capitals of Culture for 2020. Let’s take a tour of both cities illustrated with digitised cultural heritage collections from around Europe and discover some interesting connections.

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Košice: Capital of Culture

Last Friday, we celebrated Marseille becoming European Capital of Culture. This weekend, it’s the turn of this year’s other winner – Košice, Slovakia. Celebrations are again happening all through the weekend, so if you’re in the region, go along and join in! Košice is Slovakia’s second city, after the capital Bratislava, and has a population […]

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Marseille, the Capital of Culture and a Giraffe

This weekend, Marseille celebrates its status as a European Capital of Culture. There are parties and events all weekend, so if you’re in the south of France, check out their itinerary! The idea behind the Capital of Culture programme, in which two cities are chosen each year, is to highlight the richness and diversity of […]

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