Chennai Included in UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network For Contribution in Music

64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by Director-General, Irina Bokova. Chennai is the third Indian city on the list of UNESCO Creative Cities list after Jaipur and Varanasi.

After this, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network now counts a total of 180 cities in 72 countries. Few famous cities included in the list are- Auckland (New Zealand), Cairo (Egypt), Cape Town (South Africa), Istanbul (Turkey), Yamagata City (Japan).
Current/Static Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  1. UNESCO- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
  2. Director-General- Irina Bokova, Headquarters- Paris, France.

Source- The Hindu

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