She will also be there when we present our application to the European jury in Berlin on 10 December.

Julia Palarz is one of those who supported the Capital of Culture Bureau as a student of European Studies and who is in contact with many project initiators. She is currently overseeing a democracy project for teenagers in the Network for Cultural and Youth Work and is particularly concerned with international networking and the promotion of cultural exchange in Europe. As chair of and founder member of the Bordsteinlobby e.V., she organises voluntary cultural projects to promote networking, cultural exchange and participation in Chemnitz, such as the “STAUNT” festival in April 2020.

(Video: Ernesto Uhlmann)