Construct Europe

In the first half of 2024, Belgium will be the president of the Council of the European Union. We are celebrating the European presidency in Mechelen with a grand city festival focused on culture and society, for which the City of Mechelen is teaming up with its partners, the Hannah Arendt Institute, nona arts centre, Mechelen Feest and the non-profit organisation J@M. The programme we have compiled will bring the themes of the festival to life: connection, cooperation and democratic dialogue. These values bring Europe and its citizens closer together.

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