San Sebastian, European Capital of Culture 2016

San Sebastian, European Capital of Culture 2016

Las Palmas : Spain | Jun 28, 2011 at 12:59 PM PDT
Views: Pending
Good luck, Wroclaw!!

San Sebastian was on Tuesday elected the European Capital of Culture 2016, an honor shared with the Polish city of Wroclaw (Wroclaw), said on Tuesday the Spanish Ministry of Culture.
Six Spanish cities - Burgos, Cordoba, San Sebastian, Las Palmas, Segovia and Zaragoza - chose to be capital of culture after the European Parliament and European Council agreed five years ago a list of cities that have that distinction until 2019
The capital San Sebastian, in the Cantabrian coast, is known among other things for its international film festival and its gastronomy.
In municipal elections last May 22, mayor of the city fell to Bildu, training in whose ranks include independence and whose arrival to the session has generated controversy because of measures such as removal of a picture of King Juan Carlos I.

1 of 1
San Sebastian
San Sebastian, European Capital of Culture 2016"
Hamada87 is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear

News Stories




More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.