Video(s) of the week: Guimarães, Portugal, 2012 European Capital of Culture

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In 2007 Sibiu, a city from Romania, was declared European Capital of Culture. In 2012, a city from Portugal, Guimarães, has the same honor: to be European Capital of Culture. There are 2 cities – Guimarães and Maribor. I’ll presend you Maribor tomorrow :).

Guimarães, settled in the 9th century, at which time it was called Vimaranes (from the name of the warrior Vímara Peres), is a northern Portuguese city located in the district of Braga that had an important role in the formation. For 2012, Guimarães launched a dedicated site for all the activities and necessary info: //www.guimaraes2012.pt/ (multiple languages versions).

Castelo de Guimaraes
Castelo de Guimaraes

photo source: Castelo de Guimaraes by Filipe Fortes

I’m inviting you today to see some of the city’s attractions in some videos – and the commercial for being European Capital of Culture, the final video.

GUIMARÃES

Guimarães

Guimaraes 2012 Capital Europeia da Cultura

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Lori

I’m offering public relations, communications and image counseling in everyday life and I have a PR agency – PRwave INTERNATIONAL. I am passionate about reading, blogging (I also have a blog in Romanian) and traveling. Follow me on Twitter - @violetaloredana (Romanian) and @TravelMoments.

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