Europe at home

We might stay apart, but the desire for shared life and creativity goes beyond any closed door.

Together with 14 other cities in Europe, Plovdiv is part of the initiative Europe at home platform.

In partnership with the local independent media Pod tepeto, Plovdiv is presented by its emblematic toposes through the author texts by Theodor Karakolev and photos by Georgi Matov.

The project purpose to inspire local writers and photographers, with their texts and photographs, present a view of their city during the global pandemic crisis.

The concept is an idea of the Portuguese city Faro 2027 a candidate for the European Capital of Culture in 2027 and the aim is creatively present the days of isolation in Europe.

Plovdiv #together with Bodø2024 Chemnitz 2025 Esch 2022 Faro 2027 Kaunas 2022 Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2028 Novi Sad 2021 Oulu2026 Piran2025 Donostia / San Sebastián 2016 Tartu 2030 Valletta 2018 – European Capital of Culture Veszprém-Balaton 2023 Európa Kulturális Fővárosa is part of the Europe at home initiative.

Follow Plovdiv – European capital of culture 2019 page for more everyday experiences in the city of Plovdiv and across Europe and share experiences during these days of social isolation.

Don’t forget to use the special hashtag  #EuropeAtHome!

The author text of Plovdiv written by Theodor Karakolev HERE
All the photos from Georgi Matov HERE

You can find all the texts and photos here: