Plzeň to launch year as European Capital of Culture next week

Plzen is preparing the biggest cultural event in the country for five years to celebrate Plzen as a European Capital of Culture 2015. The three-day ceremony, which will start on Friday, January 16, has been supervised by project artistic director Petr Forman, son of the Oscar-winning film director Milos Forman. The city will welcome the biggest number of significant guests since the fall of communism in end-1989…. READ MORE