Biella Città Creativa - Candidata Unesco

Biella Città Creativa

Biella is a small town conveniently located a few kilometres between Turin and Milan. Laying among the Alps in the north-east part of Piedmont, it is surrounded by numerous natural parks and protected areas (such as the Burcina “Felice Piacenza” Park and the “Baragge” natural reserves, or the “Zegna Oasis”, sponsored by FAI (Italian Heritage Trust) since 2004.
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Republic of Namibia official partener of Biella candidate UCC Crafts&Folk Art

One of the strategic projects in Biella’s Dossier involves an exceptional partner: the Republic of Namibia, one of the regions currently underrepresented in the in the Unesco Creative Cities Network.

The project, based on the specific know-how and identity of the two territories involved, traces a creative axis between the Italian capital of wool, Biella, and Keetmanshoop, reference city of the Namibian wool region, Karas and represents a cooperation model that Biella wants to extend to other cities already in the network, on specific creative sector and/or crosscutting initiatives

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Biella on the Mole Antonelliana

The 18 th of July 2019 the Mole Antonelliana liths up for the candidacy of Biella Creative City 2019.

Cities of Turin and the Piedmont Region are supporting our city!

And in the meantime, confirmation has also arrived from the UNESCO Commission of Paris. The dossier was sent to the commission that will evaluate our projects. All that remains is... cross your fingers and wait for autumn!

Ph. Michele Burgay Communication

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16/08/2019 Events


Sunday 18 August

Qui c'entro
12/08/2019 Events

Qui c'entro

2nd edition of the exhibition on the walls

Two events at the Botanical Garden of Oropa
10/08/2019 Events

Two events at the Botanical Garden of Oropa

Sunday 11 and Thursday 15 August

17th Festival of Emigrants
09/08/2019 Events

17th Festival of Emigrants

Sanctuary of Graglia

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