European Capital of Culture 2022

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Following similar events in 1995 and 2007, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg will host for a third time a "European Capital of Culture" in 2022, Esch-sur-Alzette.

In 2022, three cities in Europe - Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg), Kaunas (Lithuania) and Novi Sad (Serbia) - will hold the title of European Capital of Culture.

The European Capital of Culture is an initiative putting culture at the heart of European cities, with EU support for a yearlong celebration of art and culture. It aims to celebrate the cultural features Europeans share and highlight the richness and diversity of cultures in Europe.

Esch is a town in south-western Luxembourg, situated on the border with France. The town is in the valley of the Alzette river, which flows through the town.

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To mark the occasion, POST Luxembourg is issuing a special stamp and a booklet of stamps on 22 February 2022.
 
The stamps are available at the e-shop of www.postphilately.lu

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