Sofia Declared UNESCO City of Film - Report

Culture | December 1, 2014, Monday // 08:55|  views

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, photo by EPA/BGNES

Sofia has been declared a UNESCO City of Film.

The City of Film program is part of UNESCO's Creative Cities Network.

The new cities were announced by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova in Paris.

Bokova is to hand out a certificate to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova during a visit to Bulgaria’s capital, according to unconfirmed reports of mass circulation daily 24 Hours.

The Creative Cities Network, which has been functioning since 2004, includes seven categories: Literature, Film, Music, Craft and Folk Art, Design, Media Arts, and Gastronomy.

The holder of the title receives greater support for developing creative potential in the sphere.

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