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Gala marks Wrocław as European Capital of Culture

Wrocław, Poland, was officially inaugurated as a 2016 European Capital of Culture on Sunday as the city’s mayor presided over the opening celebrations.

Wrocław, Poland.
Wrocław, Poland. Image by Klearchos Kapoutsis / CC BY 2.0

As well as a concert, the opening gala featured a procession of ‘The Four Spirits of Wrocław’. Over 1000 cultural events will take place in Wrocław throughout the year under the ‘Capital of Culture’ banner, a title which the city shares this year with San Sebastián in Spain. Read more: thenews.pl