The UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2010 Shenzhen International Conference, organized by the UNESCO，China National Commission for UNESCO, Shenzhen Municipal Government, will be held in Shenzhen on Dec. 6-9, 2010.
Established in October 2004, the Creative Cities Network connects cities who want to share experiences, ideas and best practices for cultural, social and economic development. Cities may apply to be endorsed by the Network and join the programme to ensure their continued role as centres of excellence and to support other cities, particularly those in developing countries, in nurturing their own creative economy. The Network is divided into seven categories including literuature, film, music, crafts and folk art, design, media arts, and gastronomy. A total of 27 cities have joined the Network.
The Shenzhen conference will be the first UNESCO Creative Cities Network meeting to be held in China. Various subjects in the fields of literuature, film, music, crafts and folk art, design, media arts, and gastronomy will be explored. Scholars, industry insiders and government officials from all around the world will be invited to attend the conference.(Click here to download the Conference Program)
Dec. 6 (Monday) 9：00—17：30 UNESCO Creative Cities Network Meeting
Dec.7（Tuesday）9：00—09：45 Opening ceremony [more]