Chennai earns “CREATIVITY TAG” from UNESCO.. Proud Moment For Chennai !


The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development.The Creative Cities Network is a privileged partner of UNESCO, not only as a platform for reflection on the role of creativity as a lever for sustainable development, but also as a breeding ground of action and innovation, notably for implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


The pleased minute for Chennai is here. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has incorporated the metropolitan city in its rundown of Creative Cities Network for its commitments to music.

Chennai is the third Indian city alongside Jaipur and Varanasi to get this acknowledgment. There are 180 urban communities on the rundown now and the system covers seven innovative fields — artworks and people expressions, media expressions, film, plan, gastronomy, writing and music.


PM Narendra Modi praised the general population of Chennai on their city’s consideration in the Creative Cities Network. In his tweet, he stated: “Chennai’s commitment to our rich culture is valuable. This is a pleased minute for India.”

Protection Minister Nirmala Sitharaman likewise welcomed the Chennaites. Boss Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, in an announcement, expressed gratitude toward UNESCO for incorporating Chennai in the rundown and welcomed specialists in the melodic world and individuals of the city. He likewise expressed gratitude toward Modi for complimenting the general population of Chennai.

Chennai, one of the 64 urban areas assigned as UNESCO Creative Cities in October, was decided for its commitment to music. It has surprisingly numerous artists, from the late MS Subbulakshmi and Sirkazhi Govindarajan to display day music maestro Ilayaraja. Artistes of national prestige gather in Chennai amid its music season in December and January. Chennai likewise houses Kollywood.

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was made in 2004 to advance participation with and among urban communities that have recognized inventiveness as a vital factor for supportable urban improvement.



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