Urban Games


in the programme


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platforms and projects


10 years

Bulgaria and Romania in the EU

© Pravdoliub Ivanov / Courtesy of Sariev Contemporary


open calls

Welcome to the website of Plovdiv 2019

After four years of preparation, Plovdiv 2019’s lineup will include more than 300 projects and nearly 500 events covering not just Plovdiv but also the entire South Central Region as well as the citie finalists from the second round of the competition – Varna, Sofia and Veliko Tarnovo.

Here you can check our programme highlights. They are chosen according to their potential to gather the most numerous and colorful audiences highlight the high amplitudes in the calendar. 

The purpose of the European Capital of Culture programme is precisely to challenge preconceived notions towards the purpose and character of art, where it appears and the people who create it. The initiative aims to maximize the authenticity of cultural events within the city, to find actively engage the audience and, above all, to achieve the state which can be gathered simply and clearly in the motto ‘Together’.

We are waiting for you in Plovdiv!

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Stay tuned!

Multi Kulti Kitchen 2018

Programme Fuse

What is Ayliak? Discussions and Workshops

Programme Relax


Programme Revive

Youth Social Zone - Workshop and Seminars 2018

Programme Relax

The Monthly Newsletters of Plovdiv 2019

Tobacco City! Time Machine - Urban Games weekend festival!

Three-day urban game festival promoted by Plovdiv 2019 - European Capital of Culture


Programme Highlights


General partners

EU Japan Fest

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