Cities for Europe

The “A Soul for Europe” initiative follows three strands of activities under the heading of “Cities for Europe”:


Civic Involvement in European Capitals of Culture

The European Capitals of Culture programme stands for the recognition of the responsibility of cities and regions for the development of Europe. >> more


Cities for Europe Network

Europe’s cultural achievements, activities and institutions are to be found in its cities and regions. This means that the cities and regions share a direct responsibility for Europe, above and beyond their local and regional competences. >> more


Mobilizing Culture for Structural Development
The "A Soul for Europe" Initiative liaises between those bearing political responsibility at national and European level and cultural networks in Europe in order to utilize their European added value for strategies to improve structural development and regional policy. >> more