Corfu's candidacy for "European Cultural Capital 2021" will be presented on Tuesday in Athens by Corfu mayor Costas Nikolouzos.
The presentation will be held at central Athens hotel ahead of the selection of the candidate cities that will move into the second and final phase to be declared Cultural Capital of Europe 2021.
"We run for the title of the Cultural Capital with the view to promoting the cultural life our city, highlighting and promoting it worldwide. Our city is already included in UNESCO's list of World Heritage. Of course, it is a difficult and ambitious plan but because we believe in it, we bear the moral duty to promote it, to highlight it and finally to succeed," said the mayor of Corfu.