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urbe. Revista Brasileira de Gestão Urbana 2011, 3 2

Author: Emilia Palonen

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Revista Brasileira de Gestão Urbana ISSN: 2175-3369 urbe@pucpr.br Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná Brasil Palonen, Emilia European Capitals of Culture and the limits of the urban effects in Luxembourg and Sibiu 2007 urbe.
Revista Brasileira de Gestão Urbana, vol.
3, núm.
2, julio-diciembre, 2011, pp.
245-256 Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná Paraná, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=193121369008 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Capitais europeias da cultura e os limites dos efeitos urbanos em Luxemburgo e Sibiu 2007 Emilia Palonen Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki - Finland, e-mail: emilia.palonen@helsinki.fi Abstract A mega-event is a replicant: local copy of a global model.
The European Capitals of Culture (ECC) is an annual mega-event, currently usually held in two European cities.
This paper argues it has three particular dimensions, recognisable from the European Union’s policy.
First designed to articulate a European identity, it has been a mover for local urban transformation and city-branding, and later participation.
The policy projects Europe as “family of cultures”, which suggests attention for a particular ECC year, when the old Saxon fortress town of Luxembourg hosted the title together with the former Saxon fortress town Sibiu of Romania, which joined the European Union only the same year: 2007.
The article asks, what are the limits of the urban effects of the three dimensions of the European Capitals of Culture, using as a method urban art interventions for investigating the limits and potential spatial effects of the ECCs and the extent of the diffusion of institutional elements. Keywords: Europe...





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