Leeuwarden: Where is this year’s European Capital of Culture? What is there to do there?
What is a European Capital of Culture? Every year, a city or cities across the European Union (EU) are voted in order to promote a series of cultural events throughout the year.
According to the official Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018 website, “The Capital of Culture is Europe’s most ambitious event in the area of art and culture”.
Every year, two countries in the EU get to hold a national election. An international panel of cultural experts then appoint one city in each of these countries to be a European Capital of Culture for one year.
This year, Leeuwarden was chosen as that city, after it... read more
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