Cultural Forum represented a step forward for Aveiro 2027

On the 21st of July Aveiro’s candidacy for European Capital of Culture in 2027 held its Cultural Forum of the Aveiro Region. The session took place at the Museu de Aveiro/Santa, in Aveiro, and had dozens of participants, among artists, creatives, collectives, representatives of institutions and cultural agents, both professional and amateurs, in a network […]

Strategic Council met once again

Aveiro 2027 held a new meeting of its Strategic Council. It was a session within the framework of the application’s second stage, which had the participation and support of institutional partners, such as Turismo Centro de Portugal and Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Centro, confirming the strong commitment of civil society and the […]

Festival dos Canais turns Aveiro into a stage

Festival dos Canais returns to Aveiro. Until the 24th of July the city will be filled with music, theater, dance, contemporary circus and visual arts, among other art fields, with around 130 proposals from 400 artists of 16 countries, performing at 25 places. The festival will keep underlying its connection with the territory, assuming Aveiro […]

Aveiro 2027 organizes Cultural Forum and opens up to new projects

Aveiro’s candidacy for European Capital of Culture in 2027 is made with the contribution, ideas and work of all the people and entities that make up this City and Region. Three months before the delivery of the second bid book – October 21 – we want to invite all agents of Aveiro’s Region cultural and […]

Rouen 2028 in Aveiro

We were delighted to welcome the team of Rouen 2028. Together we shared the challenges and ideas that are the roots of our dreams for a common future. As a sign of solidarity between both cities we received this wooden box with the message that a tree of Aveiro 2027 will be planted soon in […]


Aveiro’s candidacy for European Capital of Culture is organizing the Open City, an initiative that will take place on May 14th and is open to the entire artistic community and will demonstrate the vitality and cultural diversity of Aveiro. The Open City will be held between 10:00 am and 11:00 pm and will make the […]

Opportunities for the cultural sector

New opportunities and projects for the artistic community are available, with proposals from several European countries. The Aveiro 2027 project has gathered a few highlights and shares them with its network: Kaunas 2022 – European Capital of Culture invites artisans, artists and other creators to show and sell their products at the European Culture Fair, […]

Aveiro 2027 project presented to the international jury

The project Aveiro 2027 – Candidate City to European Capital of Culture presented its bidbook to the jury chosen by the European Commission. This pre-selection hearing took place at Centro Cultural de Belém, in Lisbon, before 12 independent jurors of various nationalities, to whom the general lines of the candidature dossier were exposed, with the […]

European artistic opportunities and projects

There are several projects all over Europe that are promoting support, empowerment and initiatives for the artistic and cultural community. Aveiro 2027 gathered some of those initiatives and shares them with the community:   The city of Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture in 2019, is providing an opportunity for artists from different backgrounds to get […]

New ‘Cities Fund for Culture’ launched

Culture Next cities network launches the pilot edition of the Cities Fund for Culture, an alternative financial mechanism for European cooperation in Culture. 10 European cities contribute to a joint fund that offers, through an open call, to European artists interested in working together to share their Visions for Culture in a Sustainable Future. Aveiro […]