Srinagar Joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Srinagar Joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network

New Delhi, Nov 9 (TNA) People of Jammu and Kashmir as also the entire country is celebrating the inclusion of Srinagar in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network with a special mention for its craft and folk art, and a fitting recognition for the vibrant cultural ethos of the city.

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, was among 49 cities worldwide to join the UNESCO creative cities network (UCCN) on Monday.

The 49 cities were added to the network of 246 cities following their designation by UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, in recognition of "their commitment to placing culture and creativity at the heart of their development and to sharing knowledge and good practices".

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