Sunderland’s UK City of Culture 2021 bid ‘is all about the future’
“This bid is about the future of Sunderland – particularly its people,” says Rebecca Ball, Bid Director for Sunderland 2021.
“It’s all well and good providing an unforgettable year of cultural highs, but what then happens on January 1, 2022?
“A successful City of Culture is about improving a city, using arts and culture to be a catalyst in building a better future. So in a way, this bid is for our young people - building them a better city.”
Ensuring an enduring legacy will not be easy – just ask Derry/Londonderry, City of Culture in 2013.
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