Seven London boroughs are to present their bids to be named London Borough of Culture, City Hall have revealed.
Croydon, Greenwich, Hounslow, Lewisham, Haringey, Hammersmith & Fulham, and Sutton are competing to take on the role in 2021 and 2023.
The two winning boroughs will each be awarded £1.35m to deliver a programme events during the year which "places culture at the heart of their communities" and celebrates "the unique character of local people and place".
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said the scheme had been created "to give Londoners a chance to create and enjoy world-class culture on their doorstep".
Waltham Forest was the first winner, being named the London Borough of Culture for 2019, while Brent will take over the mantle next year.