Trenčín has what it takes!

It is full of people that care about it. Join us and discover the potential of our small city, where everything is right around the corner. It is made up of communities and people who care about what is happening in the city. It is made up of all the events and happenings that bring joy into our lives, brighten our days, and that we are all looking forward to.

Do you want Trenčín to be oozing with culture? We do!

We care about Trenčín deeply, and we firmly believe that it could become the European Capital of Culture in 2026. We are hoping that thanks to the projects which are already taking place in our city, and the ones that we are preparing, we will be able to transform Trenčín into a city full of diverse culture in the coming years.

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Trenčín, that’s Pohoda

And Pohoda is not only one of the best European festivals, which happens to be taking place in our city each year. It is also the Slovak word for „chill“ which could not be more fitting, as the life in Trenčín is definitely „pohoda“. Come and get to know with us all the nifty locals, cool events, and interesting places that are worth visiting.

How does the ECOC work, and what can you expect?

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Get involved with your project

We have written down a more detailed description of the whole application process, but also the history of ECOC. At the same time, if you would like to contribute to the co-creation of Trenčín as a city of culture, do not overlook the PARTICIPATE tab. There, you can find the citizen satisfaction questionnaire, which can help us move in the right direction.

Do you have something in mind, or are you already organizing a project? Tell us more about it! You can find the call to get involved with your project in the PARTICIPATE tab. Make sure to thoroughly describe your project objective and don’t be afraid to let your imagination run wild. The call to submit your projects is open until 31.7.2020.

Discover Trenčín now

Only in six long years can our city become the European Capital of Culture, however, you can use that time to join us and discover everything there is about it with us. Uncover all the hidden nooks and crannies, whether you are a local or you have never visited Trenčín before. As part of the project, we have prepared an interactive map thanks to which wandering the streets is more than welcome.

We are the creative side of Trenčín

We are a community, friends, rivals, that often dream with their eyes wide open. Trenčín, that’s all the events that are well worth it and all the ideas that have spread to the whole world. But most importantly, Trenčín – that’s you. So let’s do it together.