Katowice, the capital of the upper Slesia region in Poland, has joined UNESCO’s network of creative cities as City for Music in 2015.
Tongyeong (Rep. of Korea) is a city of 140.000 inhabitants at the southern end of the Korean peninsula, which was designated a UNESCO creative city of music in 2015.
Prof. Anna Maria Lorusso will give her talk titled Promoting culture in the city: book fairs, libraries and University at Creative Connections in Dunedin – Nov-Dec. 2017
At the end of the 2018-19 evaluation process, UNESCO has designated as Creative Cities new 64 cities. The new Italian cities are four: in the fields of gastronomy (Alba), crafts (Carrara), literature (Milan) and music (Pesaro).
Hamamatsu is a Japanese city recognized as Creative City of Music by UNESCO in december 2014.
Torino Design of the City, one of the most important gatherings in the sector, focuses on all aspects about design such as sustainable urban mobility and design-thinking in public policies.
Bologna will hold in October 2017 four events aimed at young musicians and professionals of the music sector to promote new businesses and to foster managerial skills.
On September 14 and 15, the Teatro Comunale of Bologna will host the 8th International Symposium on Temporal Design, focusing on acustics and related issues.
In 2009 the Belgian city of Ghent was awarded the UNESCO City of Music recognition thanks to the city’s position as a trendsetter in music.