UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network

  • UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network was launched in 2004.
  • It aims to foster international cooperation with and between cities committed to investing in creativity as a driver for sustainable urban development, social inclusion and cultural vibrancy.
  • It includes cities within its seven creative fields (Crafts and Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Media Arts and Music).
  • It strengthen cooperation with and among cities that have recognised creativity as strategic factor of sustainable development in regards with the economic, social, cultural and environmental aspects.
  • Cities: The network now includes 295 cities covering around 90 countries.
  • There are six Indian cities in UCCN as follows:
    • Srinagar – Craft and Folk Art (2021).
    • Hyderabad – Gastronomy (2019).
    • Mumbai – Film (2019).
    • Chennai – Creative city of Music (2017).
    • Jaipur – Crafts and Folk Arts (2015).
    • Varanasi – Creative city of Music (2015).

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top