Bourges wants to do with his size is an asset for its candidacy for european Capital of culture 2028

Encounters #3 of Bourges 2028 : the towns of less than 100,000 inhabitants, inspiring, and modélisantes in France and in Europe


A RER own destination Noirlac

To showcase the application berruyère in regions neglected...

The Republican Berry

17 stakeholders, 7 countries represented, 4 workshops, collaborative Encounters #1 Bourges 2028

In the framework of his candidacy for the title of european capital of culture 2028, Bourges welcomes this Thursday and Friday, an ambitious symposium devoted to the means by which the culture to influence our environment, in particular on the ongoing climate change and its challenges. Speakers from seven countries in Europe will boost the debates, which Berruyers are invited to attend.

The Republican Berry

“It is inspiring and highly motivating” – Project Bourges 2028

The application berruyère to the status of european Capital of culture for 2028 has made a big step these past 48 hours, to Meetings, to Bourges

The Republican Berry

Bourges wants to become European capital of culture

The capital of Berry continues its ascent to the heights of recognition. Bourges is launching a new cultural challenge: to be European Capital of Culture in 2028.

Le Petit Solognot

Inauguration of the new Maison de la Culture de Bourges in the presence of the Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot

The new Maison de la Culture in Bourges was inaugurated on September 10, 2021 by the Minister of Culture, Mrs. Roselyne Bachelot.

France Bleu Berry


BOURGES 2028, Territory of the future

ECOC are unique projects to develop a systemic and long-term vision of the development of a territory, involving all stakeholders in the same process. At the time of covid and climate change, we are convinced that Europe and culture are the best tools of development for Bourges.


European capital of culture 2028 : a candidate city, Bourges wants to become " a laboratory of ideas and innovations "

Agility will allow the city to develop the prototype, and to become a laboratory of ideas and innovations to provide solutions to the culture in the Union of the Twenty-first century to a particularly dense network of cities of its size and situation of the periphery comparable across the continent 

Knowledge of the Arts

Act in his place

At Bourges, the exhibition “to Act in his place” highlights the links between the agricultural world, and contemporary art.


Announcement of the Candidature

The Printemps de Bourges was the occasion to announce, on June 26, 2021, the official launch of Bourges’s candidacy.

The World

Avignon supports Bourges'' candidacy to become European Capital of Culture in 2028

In the framework of a displacement of the Avignon Festival, Yann Galut, Mayor of Bourges met Cécile Helle, Mayor of Avignon on Friday, 16 July 2021. This last has officially announced its support of the nomination “Bourges European Capital of Culture in 2028”.


Bourges 2028 at COP26 Lydie Lescarmontier, patron of the candidacy

Lydia Lescarmontier, godmother of the application of Bourges 2028 attended an event of the european Commission in the framework of the COP 26 in Glasgow around the question : “How education can support the transition for the company to reach the goal of carbon neutrality and climate ?”

Glasgow COP26