Artists and creators from the UNESCO Creative Cities in Spain will discuss solutions on gastronomy and cultural industry

This 1st VIRTUAL MEETING OF ARTISTS FROM CREATIVE CITIES IN SPAIN will be attended by experts linked to different creative fields, which are being developed by the creative cities through several projects. It has been confirmed the atttendance of author Mr. Manuel Vicent or editor Ms. Silvia Sesé representing the literary creation, chef Mr. Quique Dacosta and chef Mr. Miguel Cobo in the field of gastronomy, musicians Mr. Mario Torrijo or Mr. Llibert Fortuny as well as film experts Mr. Roberto Lozano, Mr. Jesús Lens or Mr. Iván Miñambres.

Other artists will also take part in from several arts such as sculpture, design, drawing, architecture or painting with Ms. Anna Taratiel, Mr. Rodolfo Navarro, Ms. Mayaya Cebrián, Ms. Elisa de los Reyes, Ms. Yanisbel Martínez or Mr. Conrad Roset. Indeed, they are professionals who propose the growth prospects of the sector even in times of crisis.

Following the meeting title Preventive Creativity, roundtables led by representatives from the creative cities of Granada, Burgos and Llíria will be used to discuss the different realities of the cultural sector facing the current crisis, the artists’ resilience in this adversity difficult situation and the role of creativity in the reconstruction of the cities for the future.

SCHEDULE

MONDAY, 26th OCTOBER:

5.00 p.m. WILL WE WITHSTAND? Our artists facing the crisis.

WEDNESDAY, 28th OCTOBER:

5.30 p.m. ARE WE REINVENTING OURSELVES? Solutions in a new scenario.

7.00 p.m. CAN WE IMAGINE? The future of creative cities.

The roundtables can be followed on the YouTube Channel Terrassa City Of Film, which is in charge of broadcasting the event.

This virtual meeting will be also promoted in SEMINCI Valladolid Film Festival, Terrassa Film Week, UNESCO Creative Cities of Cinema, with participants speaking from the stages placed in both film festivals.

Hence, Burgos will make available to the speakers the Palacio de Congresos Forum Evolución Conference Centre, recently awarded at the Digital Tourism Congress for its security measures and adapted technology for this kind of meetings.

These two-day meeting have been designed as a result of shared promotion initiatives of this group of creative cities that are part of the international UNESCO Creative Cities. Moreover, they have the institutional support of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network is currently made up of 246 cities around the world of which only 9 are located in Spain on the following fields: Bilbao (Creative City of Design) Barcelona and Granada (Creative Cities of Literature), Seville and Llíria (Creative Cities of the Music), Terrassa and Valladolid (Creative Cities of Cinema), and Dénia and Burgos (Creative Cities of Gastronomy).

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