From kebabs to biryani to sweet delicacies, Hyderabad has a rich food culture! And is surely beyond the tag of biryani destination. Proving this, we got a piece of great news for you. UNESCO has selected Hyderabad in the list of new Creative Cities (Gastronomy category) on the occasion of World Cities Day 2019. It was among the 66 cities named by the UNESCO in the list of new Creative Cities which aims at pushing the Sustainable Development Goals through innovative thinking and action. Also, it is among two from India in the list of 66 cities chosen with Mumbai being the other in the Film category.
So, if you don't stay in the city and are planning to come down, you know what should be on the top of your list!
PS: The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. The cities which make up this 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. The Network covers seven creative fields: Crafts and Folk Arts, Media Arts, Film, Design, Gastronomy, Literature and Music.
This report was first published in Telangana Today. You can read the full report here.