The project objectives are: - To ensure preservation and promotion of common cultural folklore heritage of the CB area of Nišava, Pernik and Kyustendil; - To stimulate sustainable development of local tourist sector; - To establish CB networks in the area of folklore.
The activities are: 1. Research on folklore dances and costumes in the CB region Pernik / Niš and creating a web catalog of Folklore Ensembles and events; 2. Learning of Bulgarian and Serbian choreography in Niš and Pernik; 3. Folklore costumes exhibition in Pernik; 4. Forum "Common folklore heritage of the CB area" in Niš; 5. Creating Web Catalog of Folklore Ensembles and events in the Cross-Border Region; 6. Workshops on folklore dances in Pernik and Niš and two joint concerts; 7. Balkan legends – a modern folklore spectacle in Pernik; 8. Round table in Pernik.
The expected results are: 1. Conducted research on CB dancing folklore and an elaborated on-line catalogue of Folklore Ensembles and events; 2. Conducted 2 learning choreography exchanges with the participation of 60 folklore dancers and 4 choreographers from both countries; 3. Organized 1 folklore costumes exhibition in Pernik with 100 visitors; 4. Organized 1 forum "Common folklore heritage of the CB area" in Niš with 40 participants; 5. Elaborated 3-lingual Web Catalog of Folklore Ensembles and events; 6. Conducted 2 joint folklore workshops with 56 participants, and 2 joint concerts; 7. Produced 1 modern and innovative folklore spectacle Balkan legends in Pernik; 8. Conducted Round table in Pernik, as a final event with 40 participants.
The target groups are: - Folklore and culture organizations in the CB area Pernik / Niš; - Experts, specialists in the field of folklore and culture; - General public - Interested population.
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