The most important event organized periodically by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, which identified culture and creativity as strategic factors for sustainable urban development, is the UNESCO Creative Cities Conference, which this year will be held from 10 to 15 June in Fabriano.
The UNESCO Secretariat and about 500 guests between delegates, institutions and personalities from the world of art and culture, will gather to launch a debate at the highest levels on the future of cities in the 21st century.
There will be many cultural events, reflections, seminars and opportunities for meeting and discussion that will transform the Marche city into a large open-air laboratory on creativity: all this thanks to the design of the 8 creative pavilions that will rise in the heart of the historical center of the city, and that will be set up in such a way for give the opportunities to increase participation, relations and meetings between delegates, economic operators and stakeholders.
Gastronomy Pavilion: housed in the Mercato Coperto, the ancient city market still in use today, where the blacksmith shops once stood, just a few meters from the Giano river. The project, entrusted to the architectural firm Lascia la scia snc of Milan, intends to express the gastronomic culture with an installation consisting of a single object, the table, which will develop outside and inside the Covered Market, rising and falling according to the needs of compose the space and host activity modules, exhibition panels, conferences and show cooking.
Chefs from the UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy will also be involved in the Gastronomic Made in Italy contest, promoted by the Creative Cities of Alba and Parma to create new recipes merging traditional italian cusine and international culinary tendencies. The winning chef will perform during the XIII UNESCO Creative Cities Conference 2019, in the Pavillion of Gastronomy.