DANUrB DANube Urban Brand

    DANUrB
    Labelled DTP project 
    European Year of Cultural
    Heritage 2018



DANUrB - a regional network building through tourism and education to strengthen the “Danube” cultural identity and solidarity. Cultural network aims to strengthen the Danube regional cultural identity and to create a common brand by fostering transnational cultural ties between the settlements along the Danube, and by exploring the unused or hidden cultural and social capital resources for a better economic and cultural return.

The main goal of the project is to create a comprehensive spatio-cultural network, a “Danube Сultural Promenade” connecting all communities along the river, unifying these into one tourism destination brand, offering thematic routes and developing possibilities that can increase the number of visitors and can prolong their stay in the region. Project partners – relevant universities, research and development centres, regional municipalities, cultural NGOs, tourism boards and professional market based agencies - will create a network and common platform to work along a sustainable cultural and tourism strategy, proving that a common Danube urban brand can bring social and economic benefits at once. Very important in this process is that international knowledge and practice will be implemented in local conditions. The closest cooperation with communities and regional stakeholders from each 7 Danube countries, creation of common strategy based on individual approach and site specific, can guaranty durability of the project results expressed in sustainable maintenance of Danube Cultural Promenade by local neighbours with economic independency on basis of boosted development of tourism and cultural industry.

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DANube Urban Brand
Start date
01-01-2017
End date
30-06-2019
Budget in Euro
Overall: 2703844
ERDF Contribution: 2176798,14
IPA Contribution: 121469,25
ENI Contribution: 0
Call number
Call 1
Priority
Environment and culture responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources

Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
Budapest University of Technology and Economics Lead partner kadarb@urb.bme.hu Hungary
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava ERDF partner lubica.vitkova@stuba.sk Slovakia
Vienna University of Technology ERDF partner andreas.voigt@tuwien.ac.at Austria
OIKODROM - the Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability ERDF partner michael.anranter@oikodrom.org Austria
Center for Heritage Interpretation ERDF partner mborisova@bitex.com Bulgaria
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Project News

  • DANUrB - DANUrB project was presented at the Policy Dialogue meeting in Zagreb, September 26, 2018
    - 23-11-2018
    DANUrB project was presented at the Policy Dialogue meeting in Zagreb, September 26, 2018

    The DANUrB project was introduced at the international Policy Dialogue meeting and workshop - "Competitiveness and Innovation for Long-term Transnational Cooperation in the Danube Region in the Field of Bio-Economy" – that was organized in the...

  • DANUrB - Danube Days festival in Esztergom, Štúrovo, Ráckeve and Szigetbecse, June 29 – July 1, 2018
    - 21-11-2018
    Danube Days festival in Esztergom, Štúrovo, Ráckeve and Szigetbecse, June 29 – July 1, 2018

    After last year’s success, the Danube Days were organized again this year between June 29th and July 1st in Štúrovo, Esztergom, and this time also in Ráckeve and Szigetbecse on the Csepel Island, south of Budapest. The festival was jointly...

  • DANUrB - DANUrB Partner Meeting and Study Tour in Romania and Bulgaria, October 14-18, 2018
    - 13-11-2018
    DANUrB Partner Meeting and Study Tour in Romania and Bulgaria, October 14-18, 2018

    On October 14-18 the DANUrB partnership held its regular partners’ meeting, this time uniquely combined with a study tour in Romania and Bulgaria. These four days provided an excellent opportunity for the participants to visit heritage sites...

  • DANUrB - INVITATION - Partner´s Meeting and Study Tour in Romania and Bulgaria
    - 10-10-2018
    INVITATION - Partner´s Meeting and Study Tour in Romania and Bulgaria

    Hereby we would like to cordially invite you to our Partner´s Meeting and Study Tour in Romania and Bulgaria which is the part of the DANUrB project and will be held on 14-18 October 2018. This meeting is organized by National Institute for...

  • DANUrB - DANUrB on Sziget
    - 13-09-2018
    DANUrB on Sziget

    Between August 8-15, 2018 DANUrB was part of the Sziget festival in Budapest, one of the biggest events of its kind in Europe. The project participated in the program of the Civil Sziget, a thematic site of the festival presenting the work of...

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