Music delegates from 10 countries converged on Adelaide as Adelaide Festival Centre played host to the Music Subnetwork of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) from March 7-10.
Sixteen Delegates from 11 UNESCO Cities of Music met at Adelaide Festival Centre to discuss collaboration and cooperation throughout the network, as well as addressing planned activities in line with United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Represented cities are Bolonga (Italy), Gent (Belgium), Kingston (Jamaica), Glasgow (UK), Idanha-a-Nova (Portugal), Mannheim and Hannover (Germany), Hamamatsu (Japan), Katowice (Poland) and Tongyeong (Korea).
During the gathering, the delegates met with a variety of Adelaide’s festival directors and leading music professionals. They also attended Adelaide Fringe and Adelaide Festival events, participated in the City of Adelaide’s Live Music Summit, visited the Northern Sound System – Youth Music Facility in the City of Playford, toured the SA Museum’s Yidaki/Didjeridu exhibition and visited the Adelaide Hills and the Barossa Valley.