The United Nation Educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO) has included Chennai in the list of creative cities for its musical tradition. It’s a proud moment for the Chennai people that it got international recognition. K Palaniswami, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu congratulated the Chennai people and also express gratitude towards the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. K Palaniswami congratulated all musical of the city for their creativity and contribution to music. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweet and congratulate the Chennai people, “Congratulations to the people of Chennai on the city’s inclusion in the @UNESCO Creative Cities Network for its rich musical tradition. Chennai’s contribution to our rich culture is precious. This is a proud moment for India: PM @narendramodi”
In 2004, United Nation Educational, scientific and cultural organization was created UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) to promote cooperation of the cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for urban development.
The Creative Cities Network of UNESCO, not only as a platform for reflection on the role of creativity for sustainable development but also as a breeding ground of action and innovation, notably for implementation for Sustainable Development.of the 2030 Agenda.
In the Key objective of creative cities network, UNESCO said, “The cities in the network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at the local level and cooperating actively at the international level,”