10 years

Bulgaria and Romania in the EU

© Pravdoliub Ivanov / Courtesy of Sariev Contemporary


platforms and projects

open calls

Welcome to the new website of Plovdiv 2019

We are starting one year in advance with the upgraded site in order to make you feel more comfortable, give you more structured information, invite you to be our partner and collaborator and listen to your interests and ideas.

In the months to come this website will reveal many new features and will invite you to immerse in the magnificent and fascinating world of the programme of Plovdiv European Capital of Culture 2019.

Stay tuned!

Become a part of the Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019’s programme

If you want to be part of the Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019’s programme and realize your ideas in the form of an event and a project, then this opportunity is the one of you. You can do this through “Small Projects: Events and Community Participation” – the open call is with minimal limitations and maximum simplified conditions.

А contest for German translation has started

The Municipal Foundation "Plovdiv 2019", "Ivan Vazov" National Library, Pisalka and Peno Association and Goethe-Institut Bulgaria organize a competition for the translation of German fiction in Bulgarian. It is aimed for young people from Plovdiv at the age range from 15 to 35 years.

Europe's end a.k.a the beginning of the meeting From Matera to Plovdiv

Come on 9th March at 18.00 at Otsreshta to meet Michele and Fabio Il pignone viaggiatore - Voyage au bout de l'Europe, who turned cycling into a research trip.

Open Call for Small Projects Part of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture’s programme

Foundation “Plovdiv 2019” invites Bulgarian and foreign organizations to become a part of European Capital of Culture’s programme.


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