Maribor's Stint as European Culture Capital Coming to Close

Maribor, 10 December - Maribor's stint as the 2012 European Capital of Culture is coming to a close as the city will hand over the title to France's Marseille and Hungary's Košice on Saturday. The week before the ceremony will be marked by a number of events, as the organisers want to highlight the project's focus on "small and big stories".

A news conference on events at the conclusion of the European Capital of Culture.
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The city of Maribor held the title of the European Capital of Culture in 2012, with cultural events put on in another five partner towns.
Photo: Andreja Seršen Dobaj/STA
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Bars of chocolate to bring back memories of the European Capital of Culture.
Photo: Andreja Seršen Dobaj/STA

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