Parma: Italian Capital of Culture 2020

Feb 06, 2020 803


Some days ago, the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, officially kicked off the year of Parma as the Italian Capital of Culture. This symbolic title refers to a city designated by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage that — for a period of one year — is given a chance to showcase its cultural life and cultural development.

Conceived also as a means of bringing Italians closer together, the Italian Capital of Culture was launched in 2014 by the same Ministry of Cultural Heritage on the ground of a European Parliament’s decision. Since then, the initiative has become more and more successful across the country and has a growing cultural and socio-economic impact on the numerous visitors it attracts every year.

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