Which cities?

Curious about which cities are candidates to be the next Belgian European Capital of Culture in 2030? The candidate cities will be later announced.

Dive into the past and discover the European Capitals of Culture of recent years.

Previous European Capitals of Culture

Timisoara (2023)

Veszprem-Balaton (2023)

Elefsina, Greece (2023)

Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (2022)

Kaunas, Lithuania (2022)

Novi Sad (2022)

Galway (2020/2021)

Rijeka (2020/2021)

Plovdiv (2019)

Matera (2019)

Leeuwarden (2018)

Valletta (2018)

Aarhus (2017)

Pafos (2017)

Donostia-San Sebastian (2016)

Wroclaw (2016)

Pilsen (2015)

Mons (2015)

Riga (2014)

Questions about the candidacy?

Are you a candidate city? In that case, read all the information and documents you need to properly prepare your application.