Among many other events, Szczecin is famous for its annual festival “Bonds of culture”. As the festival’s name expresses - "Bonds of Culture" - many shows are presented in which common elements are tried to be connected stylistically to form artistic expressions and various cultural spaces. The intention is to overcome stereotypes related to cultural differences.
Other popular events are "Sail Szczecin" and "Magnolia Rally".
Furthermore, Szczecin has a variety of cultural institutions such as museums and theatres and several sports facilities.