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Why to apply for European Capital of Culture? The 2024 Capital of Culture can again be from Estonia and interest in this title has been shown by Narva, Tartu, Pärnu and Kuressaare. What is the benefit for the local community of being a Culture Capital? What about artists and authors or culture managers? What is the impact of this title before and after the Capital of Culture year? How to involve the community and have good cooperation between authorities as well as at the grass-roots level? What is the impact of the title of the Culture Capital on the region's and state's image in the long term? The earlier experience of being a European Capital of Culture can be shared both by Estonia and the Nordic countries, and we will hear it in the debate.
Arutelu keel: Inglise
Arutelu juht: Laur Kaunissaare (Tallinn 2011 Program Coordinator, Theatre No99, Dramaturg, Estonia)
Participants: Suvi Innilä (Turu 2011 European Culture Capital Program Leader, Finland) Ib Christensen (Aarhus 2017, Head of Municipality Cultural Department, Denmark) Helen Sildna (Shiftworks, Narva 2024 initiative, Team Member, Estonia) Berk Vaher (Tartu 2024 European Capital of Culture candidate city, Bidbook Editor, Estonia)