Marseille and Košice in 2013

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Košice, Slovakia, and Marseille, France, are the European Capitals of Culture for 2013.

Planned events in music, drama, art, history and literature in Košice are listed at www.kosice2013.sk.

The French government’s website and a blog written by supporters include info on Marseille events.

Note: Marseille has a low rate of violent crime against tourists but is known for its high rate of petty theft and purse/jewelry-snatching crimes. As the city prepares for an expected influx of visitors, police are struggling to lower crime.

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Košice, Slovakia, and Marseille, France, are the European Capitals of Culture for 2013.

Planned events in music, drama, art, history and literature in Košice are listed at www.kosice2013.sk.

The French government’s website and a blog written by supporters include info on Marseille events.

Note: Marseille has a low rate of violent crime against tourists but is known for its high rate of petty theft and purse/jewelry-snatching crimes. As the city prepares for an expected influx of visitors, police are struggling to lower crime.