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This final report presents the findings of the ex-post evaluation of the European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) Action for 2015, which was undertaken by Ecorys and the Centre for Strategy and Evaluation Services (CSES). The 2015 ECoC was hosted by Mons in Belgium and Pilsen in the Czech Republic. The evaluation investigated how these two cities developed their application and cultural programme, how they delivered their year, the benefits they gained and any legacy issues they experienced. The evaluation also puts forward conclusions, recommendations for the EU institutions and lessons for future ECoC title-holders and applicants to learn from.
This is the report of the monitoring and advisory Panel following the second monitoring and advisory meeting concerning the 2015 European Capitals of Culture, Mons (Belgium) and Plzeň (Czech Republic), which took place in Brussels on 9 April 2014.
Report Greece English
UPDATE REPORT ON THE SECOND MONITORING MEETING OF THE MONITORING AND ADVISORY PANEL FOR THE 2021 EUROPEAN CAPITALS OF CULTURE Progress report based on the panel’s recommendations (from both post-selection monitoring reports)
Long Term Impacts of the Pilsen European Capital of Culture 2015.
Report Belgium English
This report follows the virtual meeting on 21 May 2021 between the European Capital of Culture Expert Panel (hereafter in the text "the Panel") and the ECoC team of Eleusis2023, one of the European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) in 2023.
Other Greece English
Concerns post monitoring reports
Cultural strategy Bulgaria English
Plovdiv Cultural Development Strategy provides a common framework and guidelines for development of the culture and creativity sectors in a period of dynamic cultural renewal of the city. The approach in drafting this document is based on transparency, democracy, active dialog, expert knowledge, and access to information.
Report Belgium English
This final report presents the findings of the ex-post evaluation of the European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) Action for 2019 undertaken by Ecorys. The cities of Matera (Italy) and Plovdiv (Bulgaria) were the two ECoC cities for 2019. The evaluation describes how these cities developed their application and cultural programme, how they delivered their ECoC year, the benefits and impacts that were gained and any legacy issues they experienced. The evaluation also provides an assessment of what the cities actually delivered over 2019 and describe the themes, priorities and key projects that made up their ECoC cultural programme. Finally, the evaluation also puts forward conclusions, recommendations and lessons for future ECoC titleholders, applicants and EU institutions. This report starts with an introduction explaining the aims and methodology of the evaluation and a brief policy history and context of the ECoC. It is then followed by a chapter each for Matera and Plovdiv which sets out the main findings and observations of the evaluation for each of the 2019 host cities. It concludes with overall findings and recommendations.
Report Bulgaria English
The monitoring and evaluation of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019 initiative is based on the framework set in the Bid Book.
Other Bulgaria English, Bulgarian
ADATA is a project initiated and implemented by Plovdiv 2019 Foundation, and realized in partnership with the Goethe-Institut in Bulgaria and the Polish Institute in Sofia. Its development and implementation are planned within the programme concept ‘Transform‘ of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019. In particular, the project deals with two main issues: the possible returning of the river area back to the citizens everyday life, and the search for an engaged and present-day attitude toward the architectural heritage from the Soviet era.