The Music Cities Awards are presented by Saxony - State of the Arts. This is a global competition designed to acknowledge and reward the most outstanding applications of music for economic, social, environmental and cultural development in cities and places all around the world.
As the announcement of the nominees (on August 3rd) and the awards ceremony (October 18th as part of the Huntsville Music Cities Convention) are getting closer, we're excited to share the amazing and inspiring group of applicants for each of the contest categories.
Scroll down to discover this year's applicants for "Best Global Music City". This is a list that showcases some of the cities and organisations from around the world that are doing great work to strengthen their local music ecosystems and to position music as a vital part of public policy making.
submitted by Frutillar Ciudad Creativa/ Fundación PLADES
submitted by City of Brampton - Cultural Service- Performing Arts
São Paulo, Brazil
submitted by São Paulo City Hall
submitted by Nhimbe Trust
submitted by Huntsville Music Office
Manchester, Great Britain
submitted by Manchester Music City
submitted by Festival Querétaro Experimental
submitted by City of Hamilton
submitted by OLABOSS
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
submitted by Baz’Art/Jael Mantanta
The Music Cities Awards Ceremony will take place on October 18th as part of the Huntsville Music Cities Convention. The last Early Bird Price tickets for the event will be available until the end of July. Head here to get yours.
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