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Kaunas, a UNESCO Creative City of Design, has opened a unique square, named George Maciunas, located in the middle of the tripartite junction connecting Vytauto Avenue, K. Donelaicio Street and Parodos Street. Named after one of the pioneers of the Fluxus movement, the square is the world’s first non-accessible square totally invisible to pedestrians, and corresponds to the spirit of Fluxian absurdity. 
19 projects out of 51 were shortlisted following the Call for Proposals 2017/2018 to support the internationalization of Bolognese music, an initiative that aims not only at supporting the participation of musicians, artists and professionals in international festivals, tours and exchange programs but also at hosting artists from other UNESCO Creative Cities of Music.
Kaunas, a UNESCO Creative City of Design, is organizing a one-stage anonymous design contest to seek a design concept for the city’s new Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Concert Centre.
Between the month of July and August, the Creative Cities of Literature Melbourne and Reykjavík are sharing the children's readings and short fictional stories on Sleipnir’s journey, an imaginary horse from Norse mythology. Through Sleipnir Travels Website, children are invited to create digital postcards about Sleipnir’s adventures in the cities it visits. These postcards will be publishable (and email-able) directly from a website.
Between the month of July and August, the Creative Cities of Literature Melbourne and Reykjavík are sharing the children's readings and short fictional stories on Sleipnir’s journey, an imaginary horse from Norse mythology. Through Sleipnir Travels Website, children are invited to create digital postcards about Sleipnir’s adventures in the cities it visits. These postcards will be publishable (and email-able) directly from a website.
The Italian Creative City of Crafts and Folk, Fabriano, has been selected to host the Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in 2019.
Montréal, Canada, a UNESCO Creative City of Design, is launching an international multidisciplinary landscape architecture competition for the planning of Place des Montréalaises, a new public space in the city. The competition seeks the most innovative ideas for the permanent construction of Place des Montréalaises, which includes a pedestrian overpass leading to the adjacent Champ-de-Mars metro station.
The XIth Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) took place in Enghien-les-Bains, France, from 30 June to 2 July 2017. This event gathered over 250 participants, including a large number of mayors, representing about 100 Creative Cities.
On 21 June, musicians from three Creative Cities of Music have met and performed at Fête de la Musique in Hannover, Germany.  An annual music festival celebrated by many countries around the world, Hannover has, this year, set up a “city of music stage” which featured not only local bands but also bands from other Creative Cities of Music, such as Dan Astles from Liverpool, Kolory from Katowice, and Subliminal Legacy from Idanha-a-Nova.
Parma and other 7 UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy cooperated during the city’s Festival Gola Gola by involving their chefs in a “UNESCO Dinner” and a “UNESCO Creative Comparison” cooking shows.