The brass band music of Bulgaria and Serbia in support of cross-border festival tourism

Project code:CB007.1.11.273
Project call:CB007.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.1 Tourist Attractiveness
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:556028.60 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:24.11.2016
Project end date:23.11.2018
Project intervention field:094 - Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets
Project summary:

The project general objective is to diversify the tourist products in the cross-border area of Oryahovo, Bulgaria and Surdulica, Serbia. The project specific objectives are: 1) Raising tourist attractiveness and competitiveness of the area through development of new sites and reconstruction of existing; 2) Raising awareness for development of musical tourism; 3) Preservation of cultural heritage and its wide promotion.

Project activities include: Elaboration of Common strategy for the protection, promotion and development of cross-border musical culture and musical tourism; Reconstruction of museum-house and its turning into museum-house of Diko Iliev and brass musicians; Site supervision for Reconstruction of museum-house and its turning into museum-house of Diko Iliev and brass musicians; Reconstruction works of the building of Surdulica Cultural Center; Organizing of Diko Iliev Days in Oryahovo Municipality; Organizing of Joint music event in Surdulica Municipality; Supply of innovative equipment for museum-house of Diko Iliev and brass musicians; and supply of equipment for Surdulica Cultural Centre.

Project activities will result in reconstruction of 2 cultural and historical sites in the cross border area and development of a common strategy for the protection, promotion and development of cross-border musical culture and musical tourism, which will improve the tourist attractiveness of the region and stimulate musical tourism.

Partners

Leading partner
Municipality of Oryahovo
PP2
Municipality of Surdulica