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Aarhus to be European Capital of Culture in Denmark in 2017

The independent selection panel assessing the cities applying for the European Capital of Culture title has recommended Aarhus for the title in 2017.

Cyprus is the other Member State where a city will host the title in five years' time. The final selection in Cyprus will take place by mid September.

The two winning cities should be formally designated by the EU's Council of Ministers in May 2013.

Press release