Ayliak City

The keywords that define the "cluster" are slow, sustainable, and harmonious development for the city.


Introduces Plovdiv’s rich traditional musical cultures to a European audience.

Animate the City

The cluster aims at expanding the overall vision of sports beyond the traditional one-sided perception of it as just mechanical exercise.

Relax - Programme platform of Plovdiv 2019

Relax is a platform that has following three clusters in it - EUrytmica, Animate The City, Ayliak City, and that promotes sustainable living, Slow life, Slow food and Degrowth. It aims to popularize “green”, eco and bio-life through green technologies and products. It includes also the interaction between creative and sporting activities, giving them a meaning and helping to harmonize and slow life down. Music as a communication tool and the most accessible art also falls within this platform.

Check our programme highlights HERE, as well as the opening weekend programme, and the public events in February, March, April; May, June, July, August, September (see our special selection of events for children in September), October, NovemberDecember.

Read the Legacy of Volunteers here.

Check all projects in 2019 – Book of Events– A year and more than 320 projects #together, selected in open calls in accordance with the Bid Book, have been sorted chronologically and thematically into four programme platforms – Fuse, Transform, Revive, and Relax.

See the projects, part of the Legacy programme of Plovdiv 2019 for 2020/2021 and 2021/2022.



General partners

EU Japan Fest
Pod tepeto

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