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GALWAY 2020 European Capital of Culture has been nominated for the EU Commission's Melina Mercouri Prize - worth a total of €1.5 million - by the independent European Capital of Culture Monitoring and Advisory panel.
Galway city centre was a sea of colour and sound last evening (Wednesday) when thousands flocked into Eyre Square to see the spectacular launch of the official programme of Galway 2020.
The French Embassy in Ireland and Galway 2020 announced "a significant partnership" this week, in which support from the embassy will enable Galway 2020 to feature several key French artists as part of its year-long programme.
Medtronic, one of Galway’s leading medical technology, services and solutions companies, has been announced as the official health partner of Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture.
Galway 2020 has secured more than €20 million in funding for next year’s European Capital of Culture programme.
The transfer window was open for Galway 2020 this week as in the space of six days, the project has filled the key roles of chairman and creative director. Last evening, it was announced that experienced film producer Arthur Lappin will step into the role of chairing the board of directors; while late last week, it was revealed that the Creative Director role will be delivered by UK-based Artichoke under the leadership of Helen Marriage.
Arthur Lappin, producer of such films as In America and Some Mother's Son, and the co-producer of In The Name Of The Father, has been appointed as chair of the board of Galway 2020, "with immediate effect".
The surviving mayors of Galway city have this week stated their committment to becoming ambassadors for the embattled Galway 2020 project. With less than 50 weeks until the city becomes the official European Capital of Culture, the group of mayors have promised to do all they can to ensure that the project is a resounding success.
Galway 2020's troubled gestation was dealt a further - and very significant - blow this week, with Galway's leading international theatre company, Druid, announcing it was withdrawing its major international production from the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme.
Galway 2020 has announced the appointment of Patricia Philbin as CEO of the Galway 2020 team.