THE DUNKIRK SPIRIT !
Dunkirk 2013, Regional Capital of Culture!
From 6 April to 28 December, Dunkirk will be the Regional Capital of Culture! Dunkirk 2013 is no mere artistic and cultural event; it is a celebration providing insight into what makes the city’s heart beat, bridging cultural divides.
Three seasons, designed as stopovers on a sea voyage, comprising 600 events and 5,000 artists, invite you to come along and experience the thrill of discovery, so conducive to sharing. There will be parades, fanfares, concerts, exhibitions and the inauguration of various new cultural facilities, alongside many other surprises.
Visit the "Chapel of Light".
Come and discover the work of the English sculptor Anthony Caro... for an exceptional rendez-vous with contemporary art, architecture, heritage and the sacred.
The Mémorial du Souvenir tells the incredible story of the battle of Dunkirk and the evacuation of over 330,000 allied soldiers from the "Dunkirk pocket" during Operation Dynamo.
Call at Dunkirk - Tall ships festival short breaks !
From 30th May to 2 June 2013, a huge fleet of historical vessels dock at the port of Dunkirk.