The Saxon neighbor has successfully completed a four-year candidacy process, where the title of European Capital of Culture for 2025 is the final. A process involving many tireless and passionate actors, volunteers and civic initiatives.
Chemnitz won with an impressive application or Bid Book. With the slogan "seeing the unseen," Chemnitz2025 turns its focuse to the invisible: the invisible "silent center." An invisible city, invisible European neighbors, invisible places and biographies, invisible talents in each individual.
This program also includes many other invisible cities or regions in Europe, which is a strong expression of democratic coexistence, and in particular, people who help to live a cosmopolitan community across national borders should be seen.