Explained: How Srinagar earned UNESCO creative tag

What is the news? Recently, UNESCO has selected Srinagar as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) under the Crafts and Folk Arts category. Srinagar became one of 49 cities worldwide to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN). About the inclusion of Srinagar in UCCN The Indian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO… Continue reading Explained: How Srinagar earned UNESCO creative tag

UNESCO Creative Cities Network(UCCN)

News:UNESCO has announced that Mumbai and Hyderabad have been included in its network of UNESCO Creative Cities Network(UCCN). Facts: Mumbai has been designated as Creative City of Films and Hyderabad a Creative City of Gastronomy. Earlier,Chennai and Varanasi were included as UNESCO cities of music while Jaipur was included as the City of Crafts and… Continue reading UNESCO Creative Cities Network(UCCN)

Workshop held as Srinagar awaits UNESCO stamp

A workshop was held at Srinagar’s Institute of Hotel Management for promoting the city’s art and craft. This event was held to prepare a dossier for the inclusion of Srinagar in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network(UCCN) as a city of Crafts and Folk Art.Jammu and Kashmir does not have any site or monument with the… Continue reading Workshop held as Srinagar awaits UNESCO stamp