Welcome to the website of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, Directorate of International Relations and European Union, Department of European Union.
This website offers information about the nomination of the European Capital of Culture (ECoC), institution which Greece will host in 2021, as well as cultural activities funded by the European Commission.
The 2018 European Capitals of Culture are:
European Capitals of Culture have already been designated until 2022:
- 2019 – Plovdiv (Bulgaria) and Matera (Italy)
- 2020 – Rijeka (Croatia) and Galway (Ireland)
- 2021 – Timișoara (Romania), Elefsina (Greece) and Novi Sad (Serbia, candidate country)
- 2022 – Kaunas (Lithuania) and Esch (Luxembourg)