Research on the Development of European Capitals of Culture
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With the rising of Capitals of Culture selection mechanism among international communities and in the background that numerous cities are transforming and developing from Functional Cities to Cultural Cities, European Capitals of Culture is emerging gradually. Most importantly, the construction of European Capitals of Culture has an extensive reference significance in the promotion of city culture and public services. In this paper, the virtuous interaction relationship between the construction of European Capitals of Culture and city culture and public services is sorted out and analyzed, which is the mutual agreement in meeting citizens’ basic and various culture needs, the mutual consistency in enlarging the whole society involvement in culture and developing citizens’ cultural competence, the mutual promotion in cultural infrastructure building and improvement of cultural services supply and the cooperative interaction in enlarging regional and international culture exchange and fusion.
European Capitals of Culture, European Union, Cultural Shift, Cultural City