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San Sebastián, European Capital of Culture in 2016.
San Sebastián has been chosen to be the European Capital of Culture in 2016, a challenge to which the whole city and its surroundings are committed.
‘Waves of Citizen Energy’ is the central idea that sums up the “spirit” of the candidacy and a clear message: The people and the citizen movements are the real driving force of the transformations and changes in the world. They are the vital and civic energy that makes societies advance and progress. In short, the citizens are the main characters in the search for solutions to new global challenges.