Galway 2020’s title as European Capital of Culture drew to a close on April 30. This evening, it will pass the title to the three cities who will next hold the title with a televised version of the handover airing on TG4 and TG4.ie.
The symbolic handover will see the title pass from Galway and Rijeka in Croatia, to Esch in Luxembourg, Kaunas in Lithuania and Novi Sad in Serbia.
Following a particularly challenging year, Galway 2020 continued to deliver its Capital of Culture programme throughout 2020, ending on 30 April 2021. This 12 minute programme celebrates just some of the theatre, music, dance, circus and visual arts highlights which happened online and offline. Featuring the work of 600 artists and organisations who participated in the programme since 2020 began.