The UNESCO Creative Cities Conference 2019 Program is coming: along with delegates from the 180 UNESCO Creative Cities, many artists and intellectuals will attend the international event taking place in Fabriano from 10-15 June, 2019.
The Mayors’ Forum will discuss the relationship between culture, sustainability, innovation and urban development that will be: the event, attended by Milano’s Mayor Giuseppe Sala, will be presented by the journalist and writer Beppe Severgnini, from the Corriere della Sera, the main italian newspaper, as well as director of Corriere’s weekly “Sette” and columnist of the New York Times.
During Step III, the third public meeting on the Conference’s journey, the organization unveiled the names of some of the artists and intellectuals that will give shape to the “Ideal City” theme: Nicola Piovani, Paolo Fresu, Massimo Cacciari e Antonio Forcellino.
Nicola Piovani is a composer, musician and conductor, author of many cinema and theatre soundtracks: in 1999, he was awarded an Oscar for the original soundtrack of Roberto Benigni’s “La Vita è Bella”.
Paolo Fresu is a musician and trumpet player, with over 340 publications as a Jazz musician, and many international collaborations (Ludovico Einaudi, Omar Sosa), as well as pop music (Ornella Vanoni, Ivano Fossati), and cinema/theatre collaborations (Ermanno Olmi, Giorgio Albertazzi). He is also the director of many artistic festivals.
musician Paolo Fresu
Massimo Cacciari is a prominent italian philosopher, as well as the former Mayor of Venice.
Antonio Forcellino is an architect and an expert in restoration of cultural heritage, as well as Renaissance art, directing the restoration of many works from Michelangelo and writing texts on the Italian Renaissance.
A strong cultural program, that will be joined with the Great Bear Cities project, a cultural event that will take place simultaneously in the cities of the Marche region at the beginning of the UNESCO Conference.