Florence, Fiesole Candidate for Italian Capital of Culture 2027


By John

The candidacy of was presented in recent days Fiesole (Florence) to Italian Capital of Culture for 2027. The title, established in 2014, aims to promote projects related to the enhancement of Italy’s tangible and intangible cultural heritage, thus encouraging tourism development and increased investment. “Fiesole has all the characteristics to be the next Italian Capital of Culture for the year 2027 – the mayor underlines in a note Christina Scaletti -. We have already formalized the application and now we will move to carry out all the steps that will allow us to access the selection.Our Municipality can absolutely aspire to be a cultural reference in the world: it is a place with a beautiful landscape heritage, in which the work of man has been able to insert itself with respect and kindness, creating a unique combination of art, man’s work and landscape.“. “We have a rich cultural fabric of Foundations, Museums and Institutions – he adds – with which we must work to build a Fiesole capable of always looking beyond the horizon. Precisely thanks to its uniqueness, our city, through this candidacy, must seize the opportunity to relaunch itself, promoting projects that enhance the artistic heritage as much as the connections and infrastructures, returning to being that virtuous example of a city that knows how to make culture an engine for growth in terms of international image yes, but first of all, in terms of quality of life for citizens».