What Is So Wonderfull About This City?


The first step on Siena’s long road to becoming European Capital of Culture 2019 has been taken. This afternoon, in fact, the coordinator of the Operational Unit for Siena 2019 IT, Anna Carli, accompanied by two young collaborators, handed over the “Bid Book”, the candidature dossier to the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities: a 90-page document that contains the inspiring lines and motivations of the project that should lead the city towards the coveted goal by www.2019si.eu. The following subjects are very important:

Siena officially nominated for European Capital of Culture 2019

In the coming months, in fact, the jury, made up of 13 members, 7 of which will be appointed by the European institutions and 6 by the national ones, will proceed with the evaluation of all the projects submitted, selecting those that will enter the next step.

Siena2019 Is So Important To Remember!

From today – adds Pier Luigi Sacco – our project is no longer just an intention, but a reality. Thanks to the intense work of all the collaborators of the Operating Unit and the precious contribution of Dr. Anna Carli, we believe that we have prepared and presented the meaning of our candidacy proposal in the best possible way.

  • I would also like to thank all the institutions that are part of the Committee of Supporters, such as the Region of Tuscany, the Province of Siena, the Bank and the MPS Foundation, the Magistrato delle Contrade. Finally, a special acknowledgement to the Municipal Administration which, since it took office, has always supported us with enthusiasm and conviction