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RUHR.2010 GmbH is the body responsible for preparing and implementing the cultural capital programme and its accompanying marketing and tourism activities. Along with its partners it supports the development of sustainable effective structures for the Ruhr cultural metropolitan area. RUHR.2010 has brought together the regional players from culture, politics and business into a creative alliance. They are all following the ambitious aim to transform the Ruhr metropolitan area into an important player in the future of Europe, and give the area and new and unique brand mark on the map of Europe.
"Essen for the Ruhr", the European Capital of Culture, is proud to be able to play host to all those who wish to experience the breathtaking change from Europe's legendary coal and steel region to a new type of polycentric cultural metropolis.
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RUHR.2010 European Capital of Culture