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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180 Cities with about 400 delegates from all over the world joined the XIII Annual UNESCO Creative Cities Conference in Fabriano from 10 to 15 of June 2019). And the City of Biella was present as well, as guest of the Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Fabriano e Cupramontana.

It was the chance to explain the creative commitment of Biella’s territory, as represented by its Candidacy to join the Network. Thanks to a stand dedicated to the project in Carifac’arte spaces (Le Conce), delegates from other cities of the Network and interested people could discover more about Biella’s creativity.

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Digital Pathology Project
22/10/2019 Updates

Digital Pathology Project

The results of the first 18 months of use were presented

Fatti ad Arte
22/10/2019 Events

Fatti ad Arte

Opening on Friday 25th October

Daniele Basso supports Biella Creative City!
21/10/2019 Updates

Daniele Basso supports Biella Creative City!

The Biella artist supporting the candidacy

16/10/2019 Events

Festival "TRIP"

Horizons, Frontiers, Generations

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    of Crafts&Folk Art

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