A Year Ago

We invite you to recall what happened in July 2019


Together with 14 other cities in Europe, we are launching the Europe at Home platform.

Book of Events 2019

Plovdiv Typeface

Free download at plovdivtypeface.com – a typeface family created with Plovdiv in mind and inspired by the city’s character – varied, multi-layered, tolerant and unified

'100% Plovdiv' Book

A portrait of the city by 100 people: partly theater, partly reality, but 100% Plovdiv


12th January 2020

Rijeka and Galway

will hold the title of European Capital of Culture 2020

More Than 55 Issues

More of the Focuses so far

Welcome to the Website of Plovdiv 2019

After four years of preparation, Plovdiv 2019’s lineup includes more than 320 projects and nearly 600 events covering not just Plovdiv but also the entire South Central Region as well as the cities finalists from the second round of the competition – Varna, Sofia and Veliko Tarnovo.

All the projects of  2019 are shown in the – Book of events – one year, one motto #together and more than 320 projects selected through open-calls according to the bid-book of Plovdiv and ordered chronologically and gathered thematically in the four platforms – FUSE, TRANSFORM, REVIVE, AND RELAX 

Here you can check our programme highlights. They are chosen according to their potential to gather the most numerous and colourful audiences highlight the high amplitudes in the calendar. Here are the printed editions for public events in FebruaryMarchAprilMay, June, July, August, September (check our special selection of events for children in September), October, NovemberDecember

The edition dedicated to the work of our volunteers you can find here.

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’.

Plovdiv 2019 in facts and figures:

What happened in July a year ago


Cultural Events in Plovdiv


The Jewish Tour of Plovdiv

Programme Revive
Starting from March 2020: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 am, Fridays at 5 pm

Plovdiv 2019 is part of a study with focus Galway ECoC 2020

What happened in July a year ago

Plovdiv 2019 is part of the Volunteer Coordinator Talks # 8, an initiative of Timișoara 2021

Plovdiv 2019 will take part in the online Sibiu Performing Arts Market 2020 from 15 to 17 June



General partners

EU Japan Fest

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