On February 17, 14:00 to 16:00 (Moscow time), an international online meeting on new cultural products, cases and practices of UNESCO Creative Cities will be held. Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature team will host the event.
The discussion will be held within the framework of the Book Lighthouse of St. Petersburg: Music of Meanings, the VI All-Russian Festival (St. Petersburg).
The meeting will be devoted to the development of municipalities through creative industries and an overview of the best practices of UNESCO creative cities.
Anna Dmitrievna Yermachenkova, the representative of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, will participate as a speaker and will share some tips on organizing the work of UNESCO Creative Cities as well as what to pay attention to when applying to join the CCN.
Natalia Sergeevna Shchasnovich, the executive secretary of the National Commission of the Republic of Belarus for UNESCO, will give a welcoming speech.
The following UNESCO Creative Cities will tell about their practice - St. Petersburg (Gastronomy), Kazan (Music), Kargopol (Crafts and Folk Art), Ulyanovsk (Literature), the Brazilian city of Paraty (Gastronomy), Ulyanovsk: Cultural Capital Creative Technologies Fund. The city of Kahramanmarash (Turkey), Vladivostok and Krasnoyarsk, which plan to become part of the UNESCO CCN, will also join the conversation.
We thank Dmitry Petrovich Zverev, Acting Mayor of Ulyanovsk, for his support.
We believe that the meeting will benefit the development of creative industries, grow the ideas of peace and strengthen cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO.