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

World Piano Day

Leiria project

“DESASSOSSEGO” debut exhibition in Leiria, Portugal

Kirsehir project

Cultures Meet Concert-Kirsehir (Helebis Nights) and Sanliurfa (Sira Nights)

Hannover project

International Day of Jazz 2023

Veszprem project

UNESCO Cities of Music meeting – Veszprém, Nov 2022

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