The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong Europeanension.
Preparing a European Capital of Culture can be an opportunity for the city to generate considerable cultural, social and economic benefits and it can help foster urban regeneration, change the city's image and raise its visibility and profile on an international scale.
The finalist citys in Spain are Burgos, Córdoba, Las Palmas, Segovia, San Sebastián and Zaragoza.
San Sebastian is one of the finalist city in Spain for this price. And now they have 9 months to create the project. The winner it's going to be selected in July of 2011.
We wish good luck for our candidature!!
By Saioa and Mónica.