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Building on its rich music scene and as a leading centre in musical training, Llíria (Spain), a UNESCO Creative City of Music, has opened registration to its first International Orchestra Conducting Competition. The Competition aims to discover and promote young conductors from around the world and offer them new opportunities to showcase their creative talent. Through cooperation with different Creative Cities, the competition will also aim to strengthen collaboration and exchange of knowledge in musical training. Supported by the...
Recognizing the importance of Art in nurturing innovation and cultural diversity, UNESCO’s General Conference at its 40th session in 2019, proclaimed 15 April as World Art Day. To celebrate this significant day, Llíria (Spain), a UNESCO Creative City of Music, launched an innovative initiative titled “17 SDGs, 17 VISIONS”. Combining creativity and visual arts, the initiative aims to depict the 17 Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through an artistic vision. As part of the initiative, Llíria in close cooperation with...
A UNESCO Creative City of Music since 2019, Llíria (Spain) has continued to utilize the power of culture and creativity especially music to strengthen its various initiatives, collaborations, and development plans. On 11 March, Llíria will organize a virtual tribute to pay homage to the victims of the earthquake that struck Japan in 2011, exactly 10 years ago. As part of remembering the resilience of the victims and the local population to overcome the impact of the disaster, Llíria in close collaboration with local music talents, will use an...
On World Music Day (21 June), the city of Llíria, in collaboration with the city of Bogotá, organized the fifth edition of the music Festival ‘El DesenJazz’. Using the means of creativity and innovation, the festival further strengthened intercity cooperation as well as used it as a platform to showcase gratitude to the dedicated work of medical staff fighting the pandemic around the world. The Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra in collaboration with the concert hall of the Banda Primitiva hosted the breath-taking performance of the group ‘The Sir...
Llíria, a UNESCO Creative City of Music in Spain will organize, on Saturday 6 June, a live-streamed artistic spectacle ‘The Arts Awaken’, that will combine various elements of music, cinema, dance, theatre, design and heritage. Organized in cooperation with the social media campaign weRculture, the multi-artistic event aims to promote further the importance of culture and creativity in times of the ongoing crisis. The event constitutes a diverse set of performances including projections of Valencian cinematographic images from the early 20th...