Five new film cities join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network has recently welcomed five new Cities of Film into its group of richly diverse and skilful creative cities that includes Sydney UNESCO City of Film.
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network now boasts cities from almost every corner of the world including Bitola (Macedonia), Bradford (England), Bristol (England), Busan (South Korea), Galway (Ireland), ÅódÅº (Poland), Mumbai (India), Potsdam (Germany), Qingdao (China), Rome (Italy), Santos (Brazil), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Sofia (Bulgaria) Sydney (Australia), Terassa (Spain), Valladolid (Spain) Wellington (New Zealand) and Yamagata (Japan).
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network covers seven creative fields: Crafts and Folk Arts, Media Arts, Film, Design, Gastronomy, Literature and Music. The 246 cities that currently make up the total network work together towards placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at the local level and cooperating actively at the international level.
Image: Yamagata City of Film.