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First Information day on the European Capitals of Culture organised on  5th of May 2009.

The European Commission will hold an information day on the European Capitals of Culture for all cities which are interested in bidding for the title in the future on 5 May in Brussels.
The meeting will provide an opportunity to inform cities on the criteria and selection process, as well as offer a session dedicated to the sharing of good practices between past, present and future or possible future Capitals.

A lot of people involved in the organisation of the past, present and future Capitals will attend and be available to share their experience.

The agenda is now available . Address : Auditorium MADOU, DG EAC, 1, place Madou, Brussels Please note that the European Capitals of Culture have already been chosen for the 2010 to the 2013 title.

The countries which are entitled to host the title in the coming years are: 2014 : Sweden and Latvia 2015 : Belgium and Czech Republic 2016 : Spain and Poland 2017 : Denmark and Cyprus 2018 : Netherlands and Malta 2019 : Italy and Bulgaria

Please registerbefore 15th April by sending an e mail, indicating which city you are representing, to