Montpellier in Brussels


Michaël Delafosse, Mayor of Montpellier, President of the Montpellier Métropole, Clare Hart, Vice-President of the Montpellier Métropole, Nicolas Dubourg, Artistic Director of Montpellier 2028, and Sophie Léron, Strategic Director of Montpellier 2028, traveled to Brussels for 2 days of meetings as part of Montpellier 2028‘s bid for the title of European Capital of Culture.

The program was filled with exchanges, including meetings with the IETM Network (International network for contemporary performing arts), the Office of the Vice-President of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, Culture Action Europe network, André Sobczak, Secretary General of Eurocities, and Julie Hervé, Culture Manager, and Georg Haeusler, Director of Culture, Creativity, and Sports of the European Commission.

It was also an opportunity to introduce Montpellier 2028’s candidacy to the European Parliament, with the presence of Irène Tolleret, Member of the European Parliament.