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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

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

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

The city of Avignon supports Bourges candidate for the European capital of culture in 2028

The mayor of Avignon, Cécile Helle, supports the city of Bourges for its application for the European Capital of Culture label in 2028.

The Republican Berry


Capitale européenne de la culture 2028 : ville candidate, Bourges veut devenir « un laboratoire d’idées et d’innovations »

Son agilité va permettre à la ville de développer le prototypage et de devenir un laboratoire d’idées et d’innovations à même de proposer des solutions pour la culture dans l’Union du XXIe siècle à un réseau particulièrement dense de villes de sa taille et en situation de périphérie comparable à travers le continent 

Connaissances des Arts

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.


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

As part of a trip to the Avignon Festival, Yann Galut, Mayor of Bourges met Cécile Helle, Mayor of Avignon on Friday July 16, 2021. The latter officially announced her support for the "Bourges Capital Européenne de Culture in 2028 ".


Bourges Contemporary

This summer, under the “Bourges Contemporain” stamp, Berry has become a constellation of fourteen exhibitions where works, in particular sculptures, meet from the heart of the city to the most remote barns of the region in rurality : (re)discovery of a territory, (re)discovery of artists.


Bourges 2028 at COP26 Lydie Lescarmontier, patron of the candidacy

Lydie Lescarmontier, patron of the Bourges 2028 candidacy, participated in a European Commission event as part of the COP 26 in Glasgow on the question: "How can education support the transition so that society can succeed? to the objective of carbon and climate neutrality? "

Glasgow COP26