The Cities of Music

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network strives to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development.

This website presents the Cities of Music and key projects taking place in them. At the same time, it is meant to be an invitation to cooperate, communicate and launch further acitivities within the network.


Leiria project

1st Leiria Creative City of Music Festival

Daegu project

The four parts of the Ring Cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) by Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany at the 19th Daegu International Opera Festival

Sanandaj project

UNESCO Creative Cities of Iran meeting

Kirsehir project

International Neset Ertas Culture and Art Festival

Kirsehir project

Musical Conversation

Leiria project

Leiria Contemporary Glass Exhibition

Leiria project

Leiria International Composition Competition

Kirsehir project

“Songwriters and Composers Compete” Turkish Folk Music Composition