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The Jury’s Final Report Now Available

The European Capitals of Culture Expert Panel's Selection Stage Report is available to read on the website of the European Commission at It explains the strengths of Tartu's bid and also highlights the aspects we will be working on in the coming years. 

Jury members at Tartu Raeplats.
14. Oct Kalle Paas

Among other things, praise is given to strong ties with Tartu’s KU30 cultural strategy, the European dimension in our programme, deep roots in local heritage, and involvement and cooperation of local artists, cultural organisations and the City of Tartu in our bid. The report itself contains much more, of course.

Our full bid book can be read here:

The Jury starting their visit to Tartu on 27 August 2019. Photo: Kiur Kaasik.