Kosice in eastern Slovakia will become European capital of culture in 2013. It's home to the largest Roma community in the country. Though many live on the fringes of society, cultural initiatives encourage integration.
Countless cultural assets were destroyed by the Syrian Civil War. The Syrian Heritage Archive Project in Berlin contributes to preserving their memory with an exhibition showing what has been lost — and what remains.
The Roma have contributed to European cultural history in unexpected ways. The new RomArchive is designed to raise awareness of Romani cultures and arts — and aims to counter stereotypical presentations.
Bulgaria's second city has been inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019, an honor it shares with the Italian city of Matera. Under the motto "Together," Plovdiv kicks off a yearlong celebration of culture.
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