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Mumbai and Hyderabad received UNESCO Designation

Current context: UNESCO has designated Mumbai as a member of UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in the field of FILM and Hyderabad in the field of GASTRONOMY.
Mumbai and Hyderabad received UNESCO Designation
  • UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 and represents a network of cities that are active centres of cultural activities in their respective countries.
  • Presently, there are total 246 cities inducted into UCCN around the world.
  • The objective of including cities into UCCN is to place creativity and the creative economy at the core of their urban development plans.
  • The 7 categories for recognition under UCCN are as follows-
    1. Gastronomy
    2. Music
    3. Media Arts
    4. Literature
    5. Crafts and Folk Arts
    6. Design
    7. Film
  • Earlier, 3 Indian cities were recognized as members of UCCN:
    1. Jaipur-Crafts and Folk Arts(2015)
    2. Varanasi-Creative city of Music (2015)
    3. Chennai-Creative city of Music(2017)

Question: 

Q.1 Which Indian City is not a part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)?
a. Mumbai
b. Hyderabad
c. Kolkata
d. Jaipur
e. Varanasi
Mumbai and Hyderabad received UNESCO Designation Mumbai and Hyderabad received UNESCO Designation Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 02, 2019 Rating: 5

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