Two cities short-listed to become European Capital of Culture 2028 in a candidate country
Actions and prizes
The European Commission supports a variety of actions, initiatives, and prizes in the culture and audiovisual sectors.
A selection of topics
Culture in cities and regions
Find information on how the Commission works with local authorities on cultural policies and initiatives.
Gender equality is a pillar of cultural diversity and culture has a key role to play in challenging stereotypes and promoting societal changes.
Mobility of artists and cultural professionals
Mobility is an integral part of the regular practice and career of artists and cultural professionals.
The EU is developing an integrated and people-centred approach to a sustainable built environment.
Books and publishing
The European Union supports the book sector through various tools and policies from funding, dialogue and regulations.
The music sector is vital to safeguarding Europe’s cultural diversity and to strengthening its competitiveness.