Sofia was choosen from UNESCO as a city of cinema. 28 new cities from 19 countries are entering the network, established in 2004. They are referred by the General Director of the organization – Irina Bokova.
Network of creative cities UNESCO aims to develop international cooperation at the local level based on the assumption that creativity is an incentive for sustainable development. There are important cultural centers such as the Spanish Bilbao (design) and Granada (literature), German Hannover (music), Heidelberg (literature) and Mannheim (music), cities of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Tomorrow Bokova will be at home and is expected to deliver to Sofia Mayor – Yordanka Fandakova official certificate for global recognition.