UNESCO names three Creative Cities in Germany

Mannheim and Hanover can now officially call themselves “Cities of Music” and Heidelberg is a “City of Literature.” They were among 28 cities from 19 countries to become members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network on Monday, December 1. The 42-member network, founded in 2004, is designed to promote cultural exchange and enhance member cities’ attractiveness for tourists and business. The Creative Cities titles are distributed in seven categories: Craft and folk arts, design, film, gastronomy, literature, media arts, and music…READ MORE