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!

A new deadline for our open call "Small Projects: Events and Community Participation"

Our open call "Small Projects: Events and Community Participation" has a new deadline. We are extending the period for accepting project proposals due to the upcoming holidays. You now have exactly 21 days left. We are expecting your project proposals until 10th of April, 5 PM sharp. Meanwhile, you can contact us at any time at smallprojects@plovdiv2

The Results for the Open Call for Chitalishta are Аnnounced

The Plovdiv 2019 Foundation attracted a total of 247 projects from over 160 community centres. The result of the Open Call is 93 approved projects coming from Chitalishte throughout the South Central Region.

Open Call Japanese Culture

The Plovdiv 2019 Foundation in collaboration with EU JAPAN FEST announces the First Stage of the 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

It’s time to dance, it’s time for Spotlight: USA

March 26 through March 28 Plovdiv will welcome not only 9 leading American dance companies, but will also become the hotspot of contemporary performance arts in Europe. We present SPOTLIGHT: USA A Platform of American Dance or in other words a vibrant program of salsa, hip-hop, modern ballet and experimental dance, along with dance workshops for professionals and students interested in this compelling art.


General partners

EU Japan Fest

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