Open call for new projects in the programme of Plovdiv 2019

This open call provides an opportunity for implementing cultural projects in partnership with Municipal Foundation Plovdiv 2019. The call aims to enrich the programme set out in the bid book of the city as European Capital of Culture, with new ideas and partnerships. The main concept of the programme of Municipal Foundation Plovdiv 2019 is ...more

Open call for development of projects from the artistic programme of Plovdiv 2019

With this regulation Municipal Foundation Plovdiv 2019 invites organisations and natural persons to submit detailed projects based on conceptual proposals set out in the bid book of Plovdiv for European Capital of Culture 2019. The regulation aims to establish basic rules and requirements for work with partners on the implementation of the originally planned projects ...more

The first official report of the monitoring of “Plovdiv 2019” has been published

A little more than a month after the official monitoring in Brussels, the jury of the international Commission sent his formal comment and recommendations to “Plovdiv 2019” foundation. The report emphasized on the positive assessment made last year so far, the progress on the flagship program of the European Capital of Culture and the pragmatic ...more
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Volunteers Open door day

On the occasion of the International Day of Volunteering – December 5th, “Plovdiv 2019” Foundation announces Open day for volunteers. Between 10:00 am and 17:00 p.m., anyone who wants to learn more about our volunteering programme and how you can join the initiative European Capital of Culture, is welcome in our office on Monday at …more


Kiril Velchev is the new Executive Director of “Plovdiv 2019”

The Director of “Culture and Heritage” in Plovdiv Municipality Kiril Velchev is the new Executive Director of “Plovdiv 2019”. The current Executive Director Valery Kyorlinski announced its notice of departure to the Board of the Foundation. Velchev will take the position from the first day of next year. Kiril Velchev has extensive experience in administrative culture …more

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“Plovdiv 2019” and Chitalista together

More than twenty of  Chitalishta from Plovdiv region participated in an event, dedicated to the good practices and interaction between Chitalishta and different organizations. Topic of the forum was the main role of these unique for Bulgaria culture centres and their participation in the project European Capital of Culture. Good practices and cooperation initiatives were …more



Plovdiv is allegedly the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe; and also one of the oldest cities in the World – Plovdiv is contemporary of ancient Troy and Mycenae still standing proudly by the 7 hills;

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Кой е другият град Европейска Столица на Културата през 2019 заедно с Пловдив

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