In December 2020 Nova Gorica & Gorizia convinced the international jury with our GO! Borderless story and vision and have since been nominated as Slovene European Capital of Culture 2025.
Trg Evrope – La piazza Transalpina square represents an important point between two cultures
Nova Gorica and Gorizia strive and dwell together: dived by wars, but untied by friendship and intense cooperation, the two cities set for themselves the ambitious goal to become a cross-border European Capital of Culture.
Nova Gorica and Gorica convinced the international jury in December 2020 with the second bid-book and the presentation.
In 2025 one Slovenian city will be named European Capital of Culture
The city of Nova Gorica, together with Gorizia, is officially running for the title of European Capital of Culture (ECoC). The GO! 2025 candidature with its slogan GO! BORDERLESS is a tale where past memories and future visions blend to generate a concrete, participated and effective cultural strategy, ultimately contributing to the improvement of the quality of life for the citizens of the whole border area. Nova Gorica and Gorizia strive and dwell together: dived by wars, untied by friendship and intense cooperation, the two cities set for themselves the ambitious goal to become a cross-border European Capital of Culture.
ECoC is a prestigious title awarded each year to two European cities selected through the European Capital of Culture initiative. For an entire year, the European Capitals of Culture design and implement an innovative programme of artistic and cultural events highlighting the richness of Europe’s cultural diversity, its shared history and heritage as well as promoting mutual understanding through the universal language of creativity. Becoming a European Capital of Culture brings benefits that extend far beyond the title year: the cultural, economic, urbanistic and social legacy of this initiative revamp the city’s present and future, as well as those of the communities that inhabit it.
In February we have convinced the jury with the first bidbook and the presentation. Second bidbook was handed in to the Ministry of Culture in November. Ahead of us are two important points – (virtual) jury visit and the second (final) presentation of our candidature. Jury’s decision which Slovene city will be the European Capital of Culture in 2025 will be known on the 18th of December – the finish line is so close we can start counting in days. Regardless of the outcome, the Candidature process itself has already established an open and vibrant dialog crossing administrative and mental borders, becoming an excellent opportunity for the shared future of Nova Gorica and Gorizia, two cities that have always been and will always be home to European culture. But there is no winner before the final minute of the match is over and we are putting all our strengths and energy to bring us to victory.
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