Lisbon candidate Capital 2021
Lisbon has officially presented its candidacy for European Capital of Sport for 2021 and will make it public soon at a press conference. The Portuguese capital becomes in the first candidate for this prestigious award currently obtained by Prague 2016. The next European Capitals of Sport will be: Marseille 2017, Sofia 2018, Budapest 2019 and Malaga 2020.
Nominations for 2021 are open until next March 2017. On June 30 2017 shall be delivered to ACES Europe the official bid file and in August 2017 will be made public officially the two finalists which will fight for the prize in the visits of the Evaluation Committees in October.
More info: http://acesportugal.pt/2016/02/27/lisboa-quer-ser-capital-europeia-do-desporto-em-2021/