Interpreting Balkan Folklore Heritage

Project code:CB007.2.13.012
Project call:CB007.2
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.3 People-To-People Networking
Type of project:Soft
Project duration in months:14
Project final contract amount:149252.47 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:11.03.2020
Project end date:30.06.2021
Project intervention field:094 - Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets
Project summary:

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.


Leading partner
Students' Cultural Center - Nis
Association for Cultural, Economic, Heuristic and Linguistic Cooperation
Narodno chitalishte "Saznanie 1922" - Moshino