The current invitation is towards cultural and professional organizations, independent architects, curators and artists from Bulgaria and aims to create new works to serve as a symbol of the European Capital of Culture initiative in the city of Plovdiv in 2019.


Tobacco City. Time Machine! - three-days urban game festival promoted by Plovdiv 2019 - European Capital of Culture

Results of the second deadline of the Open Call


EU JAPAN FEST are pleased to announce that grant applications are now open for 2019 project.

Results of the first deadline of the Open Call

Results of the Open Call Small Projects: Events and Community Participation

Резултати от Отворена покана към Градовете кандидати

Фондация Пловдив 2019 обявява резултатите от отворената покана за проекти, предложени от културни организации, независими куратори и артисти от българските градове-кандидати, достигнали до финал в конкурса за титлата Европейска столица на културата 2019 - Варна, София с Югозападния регион (Благоевград, Кюстендил и Перник) и Велико Търново с регион.

Results of the First Stage of Selection of the Open Call with focus: JAPANESE CULTURE

Through the Open Call a total of 36 /thirty-six/ project proposals were received, of which the jury chose to support: Under Category 1 - 4 (four) projects, among which to allocate a grant of BGN 92,000 and outlined one reserve. Under Category 2 - 3 (three) projects. Under Category 3 - 7 (seven) projects.

Open Call for LAST MINUTE project proposals

No more project proposals will be accepted!

Open call for the Bulgarian City Candidates Finalists in the competition for the title European Capital of Culture 2019

The Plovdiv 2019 Foundation announces an open call for projects proposed by cultural organizations, independent curators and artists from the Bulgarian candidate cities finalists in the competition for the title European Capital of Culture 2019 - Varna, Sofia with the South-West Region (Blagoevgrad, Kyustendil and Pernik) and Veliko Tarnovo with the region.

ADATA AiR: Open Call for the 2nd Session

ADATA AiR is an artist-in-residence programme with a focus on the urban landscape of Plovdiv.
Deadline for submitting applications: May 31, 2018. Residencies: from July 15 to November 30, 2018
Plovdiv 2019 Foundation launches ADATA AiR with the aim to give a space for a creative exchange that fosters intercultural dialogue and interaction. The platform is open for artists, architects, designers, etc., from Europe to join the special pre-capital-of-culture stage for the development of the Bulgarian city Plovdiv, which is going to be a European Capital of Culture in 2019. During their stay, the residents will have the opportunity to develop new projects and interact with the local communities and the complex cultural realities of the city.

Open Call Japanese Culture

Plovdiv 2019 in collaboration with EU JAPAN FEST announces an open call for projects focused on JAPANESE CULTURE. The projects will be carried out as part of the Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 programme. The call is an invitation to cultural organisations, independent curators and artists from Bulgaria and abroad.
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