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.

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Kazan project

V International Festival of Folk Songs

Kazan project

The International Competition of Young Composers

Hannover project


up close vinyl record image with a blurred background
Liverpool project

Hey Mr Dj put a record on — it’s World Music Day

Liverpool project | 30 May 2020

Love Sings

Mannheim project


Liverpool project

And the beat goes on…despite COVID19

Llíria project | 26 Mar 2020

Windows of Music and Hope: let Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 play

Llíria project

Valencian musical success through the “Festival de los Balcones”