2021 Call for UNESCO Creative Cities now open!

Natalie MooreŁódź, Bitola, Bradford, Bristol, Busan, Collaborative, Galway, Mumbai, Network, Potsdam, Qingdao, Rome, Sarajevo, Sofia, Sydney, Terrassa, Valladolid, Yamagata

Created in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) fosters international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as an accelerator of various aspects of sustainable development. Together with its 246 member cities from over 80 Member States, the UCCN aims to fulfil the power of culture and creativity in building cities … Read More

11th Edition of Mobile Film Festival – “Think differently”

Vesna RistovskaBitola

The film “Bars” by the young Palestinian director Walid Zedanej won the award for best film “Ratka Ilievska-Lale”, which is awarded by the International Film Festival of Mobile Phone Films – Mobile Film Festival. This year the festival was held only online, from November 30 to December 6, and about 90 films were available for free on the Video on … Read More

International Forum for Creative Cultural Entrepreneurship

Vesna RistovskaBitola

The concept of creative cultural entrepreneurship was the focus of the International Forum for Creative Cultural Entrepreneurship held on 30th November and 1st December 2020 in Skopje. The purpose of the Forum, which was organized by the Union of Macedonian Professional Associations in the Creative Industries – UMPAKI, was: promotion of creative entrepreneurship, education for creative entrepreneurship through interactive workshops, … Read More

Second Creative Cities Forum for Film from the UNESCO Network: Creating the City of the Future From 25th until 28th August 2020

Vesna RistovskaBitola

The Second Forum of UNESCO Creative Cities for Film started with the screening of the Bulgarian film “Glory” by the director duo Grozeva – Valchanov. This year’s topic was Creation of the city of the future. The forum is of particular importance for affirming the opportunities of Bitola and our country in general and connecting and increasing the cooperation with … Read More

First Forum of UNESCO Creative Cities of Film

Vesna RistovskaBitola

The first International Forum of Creative Cities for Film from the UNESCO Network was held on July 4 and 5 in Bitola on the topic, “The Role of Innovation and Education in the Local Development of Cities”. The Forum was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Culture, Cultural Heritage Protection Office, Cinematheque, NGO and business sector working in the … Read More