Documents of Plovdiv 2019 Foundation

Each big initiative, such as an ECoC, is accompanied by many important documents.

Here you can view and read some of the essential documents connected with the work of Plovdiv 2019: the founding act of the Foundation, the bid book, the programs and the monitoring reports:

The Memorandum

In 2010 a huge number of intellectuals and public figures supported the decision Plovdiv to apply for the title European Capital of Culture. Since then we are working #together in one way or another. The document /available only in Bulgarian Language/ shows all the names of the initiators and supporters. 

Check it here.

Plovdiv 2019 Foundation - Establishment

On 27th September 2011 the Municipal Foundation "Plovdiv 2019" was established with a decision of the Municipality Council. The Establishment Act with all the amenities till 2016 can be seen here. The latest updated edition from 2017 is available only in the Bulgarian Language here.

The latest updated edition from 2022 is available only in the Bulgarian Language here.

The bid book of Plovdiv 2019

You can decide whether you would like to read online or download the bid book:

Phase I:

Phase II:

You can find a summary of the Cultural Strategy of the Plovdiv Municipality 2014 - 2024 here.

Annual programmes of Plovdiv 2019

The activity of the foundation is structured in annual programmes, which give us the opportunity to find the way to work #together. The documents are for the moment available only in Bulgarian language:

Monitoring reports

Every year, in the process of preparation, the Foundation team meets with the European Commission's jury to track the progress of the project. The recommendations of the monitoring reports, as well as the internal monitoring report on the activity, can be found here:


An ethnographic study of the communities in the neighbourhood of Stolipinovo

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