WE PARAPOM! – Parade of the Apple Trees


"WE PARAPOM! - Collective European Parade of Apple Trees" is one of the first projects from the Capital of Culture programme to be implemented. What is it about? Until 2025, a parade of [...]

Blühwiesenfest – Greetings to the Heckert area!


The first Blühwiesenfest (flowering meadow festival) now took place where prefabricated buildings once stood: On 11 August, the square on Wenzel-Verner-Straße was transformed into a colourful festival site. Last year, various partners in Chemnitz [...]

Manual Chemnitz 2025


Some already know it, others suspect it: Capital of Culture is something really big! And also in the sense of extensive and complex - see the 150-page application book. And it is precisely this [...]

Welcome to the Team Chemnitz 2025, MDR!


City of Chemnitz and MDR agree partnership for European Capital of Culture 2025 Today, Lord Mayor Sven Schulze signed a cooperation agreement together with the acting [...]



From old tram depot to European cultural campus. The former CVAG depot on Zwickauer Straße in the Chemnitz district of Kappel offers a lot of undiscovered design potential. The entire area is [...]

Financing agreement signed


German Minister of State for Culture Monika Grütters, Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer and Lord Mayor Sven Schulze today signed the agreement on the joint financing of the European Capital of Culture Chemnitz 2025. This [...]

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Kosmos Chemnitz 2021


KOSMOS Chemnitz is a festival for democracy. In 2021, however, it is to be expanded into a virtual platform for cultural, civic and democratic engagement. A platform on which social issues can be [...]

Cultursommer 2021


Events July - October Projects in chemnitz Locations Participating stakeholders With the CULTURSOMMER 2021, the colourful cultural life in Chemnitz can finally take off again! The official launch of the project took [...]

No award without the team!


The cross-media campaign for the European Capital of Culture 2025 wins the German Brand Award "Winner" in the category Brand Communication - Integrated Campaign and "Special Mention" in the area Brand Efficiency of the [...]

Job offer: Artistic Director & CEO


Programme Director In 2025 Chemnitz will be European Capital of Culture. The European Capital of Culture Chemnitz 2025 GmbH will continue to develop the programme from the bid book and realise the 2025 Capital [...]

Participate in the SPORTY meets Chemnitz Sports Open


Numerous sports clubs and sports providers invite you to join in and try out sports on 11 September 2021 at the stadium on Gellertstraße. Three amateur sports tournaments in football, streetball and table tennis [...]

Blühwiesen 2021: More than 20,000 m² will be sown


After the summer flowering meadows for the Capital of Culture application last year, in which the Chemnitz housing cooperatives, the Parks Department as well as Volksbank and Sparkasse Chemnitz in particular participated with a total [...]

Capacity Building Workshop


As guest in the garage At the end of October last year, there was this scene with the envelope. And it really was Chemnitz on the jury's note for the European Capital of Culture 2025. [...]

On the road to Kulturhauptstadt-GmbH


City launches foundation of the limited liability company (GmbH) for the European Capital of Culture 2025 Mayor Sven Schulze today presented the city's concrete plans for founding the [...]

Chemnitz2025 – it’s official now!


The Conference of Ministers of Culture has nominated Chemnitz as European Capital of Culture for the year 2025. In doing so, it followed the professional vote of the European jury of experts. Under the [...]

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