European City of Science title passed on to Leiden

In Italy the prestigious title of European City of Science was officially handed over to the city of Leiden. Henri Lenferink, mayor of Leiden, received the title from Roberto Dipiazza, mayor of Trieste, in the presence of Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte.

The handover ceremony took place in Trieste the 6th september 2020. The official press release can be downloaded here: Press release 'European City of Science title passed on to Leiden'. Also available in Dutch.

The trailer movie Leiden European City of Science 2022 can be seen here: Alice The Movie.