Hannoverwas recognized as UNESCO City of Music in 2014. The city’s aim has always been to promote art and every genre of music. Hannover is the birthplace of the vinyl developed by Emil Berliner and the place where the first music cassette was produced and where the first CD was pressed.
A Cappella Contest will take place from 9-12 May 2018 in Leipzig. It’s aimed at young vocal ensembles, with or without amplification, consisiting of between 3 and 8 members. The average age must not exceed 29 years. Deadline 20th Jan 2018
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).
For 2018, the city of Hannover would be delighted to invite an ensemble of “A Cappella” music from Cities of Music Network.
Incredibol! 2017 includes a thematic section on music business projects in order to reinforce the industrialization of this sector and its entrepreneurial skills
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.
Testimonianze Musicali is a web space about the Antoniano di Bologna, the Mariele Ventre Little Choir and the Zecchino d’Oro children’s song festival
Bogotá, capital city of Colombia was recognized as UNESCO City of Music in 2012 as the result of deep urban, cultural and social transformations