UNESCO designates Hyderabad as Creative City of Gastronomy
On the occasion of World Cities Day (WCD-2019), UNESCO has announced that Mumbai and Hyderabad have been designated as Creative City of Films and Creative City of Gastronomy, respectively. By joining the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), the cities pledge to share their best practices and develop partnerships involving public and private sectors as well as civil society to strengthen creation, production, distribution and dissemination of cultural activities, goods and services. Beside this, Chennai and Varanasi are designated as UNESCO cities of music while Jaipur is the City of Crafts and Folk Arts.
Topics: Chennai • City of Film • City of Music • Creative Cities Network • Creative city • Geography of India • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Jaipur • Smart cities in India • States and union territories of India • UNESCO • Varanasi