Dundee shortlisted for UK City of Culture 2017
June 19 2013successfully seeing off competition from Aberdeen.
It is hoped that the accolade could provide a major fillip to the city which is already in process of major economic and physical change.
Ken Guild leader of Dundee City Council said: “Ours is a people’s bid showcasing our strengths, combined with a desire to take forward a new momentum to encourage even more exciting developments for the population of the city.
“Dundee’s ambition to be City of Culture is based on enthusiastic participation in the arts across our communities.”
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