The Creative Cities Network is currently formed by 69 Members from 32 countries covering seven creative fields: Crafts & Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Music and Media Arts.

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What's on?

About: The second edition of Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents (...
When: 01 Jul 2015 to 01 Mar 2016
Craft and Folk Arts
About: The IX UCCN Annual Meeting took place in Kanazawa, Japan, from...
When: 25 May 2015 to 28 May 2015
About: The conservatories of Bologna (Italy) and Seville (Spain) are...
When: 01 Apr 2015 to 01 Jun 2015


The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. The 69 cities which currently make up this network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at the local level and cooperating actively at the international level.

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Mission Statement

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Join the Network and enhance your city’s creative potential for sustainable urban development, exchange know-how and cooperate on an international level!

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