Spread the intrinsic values of Christmas and the European Union, such as coexistence and peace, serving as runway to the participation of any city that wants to promote its image, in accordance with these rules (hereinafter, the Call).
Create spaces around the idea of Christmas, share traditions, similarities and differences in the celebration of these holidays in the different cities, regions and countries, thus delving into diversity and commonalities among European citizens and their customs.
Give the opportunity to the European cities promote their image and idiosyncrasy, publicizing their characteristic identity in connection with the celebration of Christmas, as well as the promotion and preservation of their tangible and intangible heritage.
Promote the development of projects that enable economic, social, cultural and economic sectors, affecting cities and the lives of their communities and inhabitants.
Can participate in the Call any of the towns in the 28 Member States of the European Union, including Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Andorra, and Island.
The same city may submit to the Call only one single Project in the corresponding category, in which is compass all the proposed activities.
Projects should be focused on enhancing the human values and solidarity that underlie the Christmas and European spirit. In order to get this, candidates can carry out activities of leisure, education, commerce, etc.
- Call in 2019: two categories are established according to the dimension of each city:
European Capital of Christmas 2019: for cities with more than 100.000 inhabitants.
European City of Christmas 2019: for cities with less than 100.000 inhabitants.
- Call in 2020: two categories are established according to the dimension of each city:
European Capital of Christmas 2020: for cities with more than 100.000 inhabitants.
European City of Christmas 2020: for cities with less than 100.000
How to do the registration
A representative of the city should register here, send his letter in PDF format, providing all the essential details.
After registration, the registered city may send his project by email to firstname.lastname@example.org during the 24 hours pf the deadline established in the present call bases of this Call.
To download the call bases press on the flag button.