“Culture is far more than art. It includes sport, for example, physical culture, food, fashion, urban gardening, science, technology, pop culture and so much more”, says theatre director Dr Christoph Dittrich. “Culture includes the rituals of our everyday existence that we pass on to our children.
If we manage to locate experts in all these areas in our city and to work with them to prepare a bid, then we will obtain a wonderful cross-section of everything that defines us. And together we have a story to tell that visitors from throughout Europe will find enthralling.”