Three Sisters 2020 – Wexford, Waterford and Kilkenny launch European culture capital bid.

Wexford, Waterford and Kilkenny have joined together to launch an official bid to host the European Capital of Culture 2020. Today, it was announced that the brand name for the official bid will be Three Sisters 2020.

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Wexfordman and Corner Boy singer Michael D’Arcy at the brand unveiling.

While commenting on the announcement of the new name, Bid Director Michael Quinn said “We are delighted to unveil this new brand for the SouthEast’s European Capital of Culture bid. This is one of the many steps the bid process will be taking along the way and we are excited to announce this as the first step in a series of exciting opportunities for the people of Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny to engage with the ‘Three Sisters 2020’ Bid process.”

“This Bid is for the people of the SouthEast but it also needs to be ‘by’ the people of the SouthEast and it is a real opportunity for the region. We have some really great activities planned for everyone to come on board with the bid process and we will be announcing these over the coming weeks. We look forward to working with everyone across the region to help make Three Sisters 2020 a reality.”

If the bid is successful, the three counties will be designated as the European Capital of Culture for 2020.