IMPRESS – Investment Management for PREservation of the cultural heritage in the croSS-border region

Project code:CB007.2.11.098
Project call:CB007.2
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.1 Tourist Attractiveness
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:536618.05 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:26.07.2019
Project end date:25.07.2021
Project intervention field:094 - Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets
Project summary:

The main objective of the project is to increase the tourism attractiveness and encourage tourism focused on the cultural and historical heritage and local traditions of the region throught focused investment in infrastructure. In addition, the project aims at making investments in the effective valorisation of its local cultural sights and heritage and turning them into tourist attractions.

Project activities: 1.Project Management & Coordination; 2.Construction Works in Bojnik; 3.Construction Works in Zemen (Divlya and Elov Dol villages); 4.Elaboration of a 20 min movie (+ 3 min short version) about the local cultural and historical heritage of the cross-border region; 5.Elaboration of an interactive joint GIS based map of the cultural/historical sights in the region + mapping of bike routes; 6.Organization of cross-border info tours for tourist agencies representatives (both walking and biking tours;) 7.Art workshop with local painters and exhibition; 8.Organization of a final cross-border cultural festival; 9.Information and publicity.

Project results: 1.Realized Project Management & Coordination; 2.Realized Construction Works in Bojnik; 3.Realized Construction Works in Zemen (Divlya and Elov Dol villages); 4. Elaborated 20 min movie (+ 3 min short version) about the local cultural and historical heritage of the cross-border region; 5.interactive joint GIS based map of the cultural/historical sights in the region + elaborated map of bike routes; 6.Organized cross-border info tours for tourist agencies representatives (both walking and biking tours); 7. Held Art workshop with local painters and exhibition; 8.Organized final cross-border cultural festival; 9. Realized Information and publicity of the Project.

Partners

Leading partner
Municipality of Bojnik
PP2
Municipality of Zemen