European Capital of Culture Handover Ceremony

European Capital of Culture Handover Ceremony Handover ceremony

For the first time in the history of the European Capitals of Culture, the transfer of the title is being carried out in digital format to allow as many people as possible to discover and experience this important event.

This symbolic handover will see the title pass from Galway Ireland and Rijeka in Croatia, to Esch-sur-Alzette, Kaunas in Lithuania and Novi Sad in Serbia.

In this 12-minute programme, discover a selection of archive footage of Galway 2020 events, which now closes a year of unprecedented title success.

Now it’s our turn to proudly wear this title!

European Capital of Culture is much more than just a city.
It’s a whole territory.

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