NETWORLD Networking in preserving the First World War multicultural heritage in the Danube countries

 

NETWORLD
Labelled DTP project - European Year of Culture Heritage 2018

 

Fourteen project partners from nine Danube Transnational Programme countries joint their efforts in the NETWORLD proposal to manage the sustainable use of the First World War cultural heritage by combining it with a quality cultural tourism. Ten Associated Partners participate.

During the preparation phase the proposal needs was identified. In order to have a joint First World War heritage evaluation there is a need to upgrade the national efforts and results on a Danube Transnational Programme level with a heritage management plan, database, strategy, project, results capitalisation, educational events and conferences. The stock of information will allow the link to develop cultural touristic routes to battlefield and memory places. The access will be improved by using innovative ICT tools. In order to have a large public recognition on the effects of the First World War  a further need is to analyse the heritage sites availability for touristic purposes, and to attract the younger generation by educational materials, games, ICT applications, lectures on First World War  impact, testing and demonstration activities. The Danube Transnational Programme website information will allow follow up activities.

NETWORLD contributes to the Danube Transnational Programme objectives SO2.2 by strengthening the joint and integrated approaches in preserving and managing the First World War cultural heritage and resources in the Danube region as a basis for sustainable development and growth, in order to increase mobility, sustainability, common remembering and cultural tourism.

NETWORLD applies a system approach in managing the First World War cultural heritage by identifying the lacks/needs for change on the heritage topics and related target groups needs to have the linkage between the heritage management and sustainable cultural tourism. The possibilities to link people to people within different cultures in the Danube Transnational Programme countries will be performed by a common strategy and database, increased mobility, cultural tourism, applying ICT tools, demonstration and testing. The expected changes will be obtained by the performed activities and outputs.

The main objectives of the NETWORLD project are to increase the awareness of the First World War heritage and its sustainable use for the development of quality cultural tourism.

The NETWORLD specific project objectives refer to:

  • preparing a database, a strategy and a management plan for architectural First World War heritage
  • improving the cooperation between countries of the Danube region in order to commemorate the First World War centenaries
  • increasing awareness and visitor numbers of First World War heritage by providing diversified quality tourist promotion brochures and by demonstrating the common brand “Walk of Peace” in the Danube region
  • promoting the value of peace, based on a common commemoration of First World War shared past through e.g. transnational events, scientific conferences, youth exchanges, education tools.
Networking in preserving the First World War multicultural heritage in the Danube countries
Start date
01-01-2017
End date
30-06-2019
Budget in Euro
Overall: 1869398
ERDF Contribution: 1404144,74
IPA Contribution: 184843,55
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

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Filename Date of upload
2nd Newsletter 08-01-2018 12:09:07
Newsletter - June 2017 11-07-2017 21:55:20
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Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
Soca Valley Development Centre Lead partner vesna.kozar@prc.si Slovenia
The Walk of Peace in the Soča Region Foundation ERDF partner info@potmiru.si Slovenia
Rozemberk Society ERDF partner dulfer@rozmberk.org Czech Republic
Varna Economic Development Agency ERDF partner office@veda-bg.eu Bulgaria
Cultural LAB Social Cooperative ERDF partner matacsaba@gmail.com Hungary
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Project News

  • NETWORLD - Capitalization Activities in Bulgaria
    - 05-04-2019
    Capitalization Activities in Bulgaria

    Regional Museum of History (RIM) - Dobrich organized a series of capitalization activities under the NETWORLD project in March 2019.  Together with the mAPP my Europe project, related to the elaboration of cultural routes in several directions,...

  • NETWORLD - WWI Bulgarian Brochure
    - 25-02-2019
    WWI Bulgarian Brochure

    Regional Museum of History - Dobrich in collaboration with Varna Economic Development Agency (VEDA) successfully completed their work on WWI National brochure. During the last two weeks series of meetings with students were made for promotion of...

  • NETWORLD - At the International Day of Tourist Guides - February 21
    - 25-02-2019
    At the International Day of Tourist Guides - February 21

    NETWORLD project was presented at the First Conference “Challenges to tourist guides in popularizing Bulgarian tourism“, organized in Varna, Bulgaria by the Union of the Bulgarian Tourist Guides (UBTG) on 21 February 2019 – the International Day...

  • NETWORLD - "Maritime Education and the First World War" continues its journey to the military clubs along Black Sea coast
    - 25-02-2019
    "Maritime Education and the First World War" continues its journey to the military clubs along Black Sea coast

    The NETWORLD Exhibition "Maritime Education and the First World War" continues its journey to the military clubs in the towns along the Black Sea coast. We are now in the Military Club Aytos. The exhibition is opened for free to visitors and...

  • NETWORLD - New Maps with WWI Related Places for Tourist Guides
    - 08-02-2019
    New Maps with WWI Related Places for Tourist Guides

    Varna Economic Development Agency (VEDA) and Regional Museum of History - Dobrich have studied WWI cultural heritage in North Bulgaria with the support of DTP NETWORLD project.  The Bulgarian partners produced two brochures –maps with new...

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