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A student research team from the University of Missouri Kansas City’s (UMKC) Department of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design won an award for their poster research and presentation of Comparative Urbanism - a study of the UNESCO Creative Cities. The research was presented as a poster session at the 2019 National Conference of the American Planning Association in San Francisco, California. 6,400 planners attended the annual conference from more the 30 countries.
In recognition of the significant impact of the creative industries in Asia-Pacific and the vast opportunities that arise from partnership development in the region, the UNESCO Creative City of Adelaide and its Adelaide Festival Centre, will organize the Asia-Pacific Creative Cities Conference in Adelaide, under the theme “Leadership in the Global Cultural and Creative Economy” from 23 to 26 October 2019.
From 2 to 11 November, the two UNESCO Creative Cities of Music jointly organised a series of concerts to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War. The concerts were held at the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Music Director of Hannover’s NDR Radiophilharmonie and Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Maestro Andrew Manze.
From 2 to 11 November, the two UNESCO Creative Cities of Music jointly organised a series of concerts to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War. The concerts were held at the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Music Director of Hannover’s NDR Radiophilharmonie and Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Maestro Andrew Manze.
From 8 to 25 November, Hamamatsu, Creative City of Music in Japan, will organize the 10th edition of its International Piano Competition. Held every three years since 1991, the competition has welcomed prominent pianists, including Seong-Jin Cho, award-winner in 2009, who was also awarded at the international Chopin Piano Competition in 2015. Renowned piano teachers also participate in Hamamatsu International Piano Competition.
Since 3 September until 11 November, Tongyeong International Music Foundation, together with the Goethe-Institut, invite composers from North East Asia to take part in an open call for scores for the 2019 Tongyeong Asian Composers Showcase.
Tongyeong International Music Foundation (TIMF) is holding the 2018 edition of ISANGYUN Competition, an important annual event which is held in November, alternating between the disciplines of piano, violin and cello, and organized in remembrance of the Korean composer Isang Yun (1917-1995).
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network XII Annual Meeting held in Krakow and Katowice (Poland) from 12 to 15 June 2018 saw the adoption of a “Mayor’s Declaration”, f
Bologna, along with eight other Italian creative cities: Milan, Pesaro, Rome, Torino, Carrara, Fabriano,
Bologna, along with eight other Italian creative cities: Milan, Pesaro, Rome, Torino, Carrara, Fabriano,