Sustainable use of natural and cultural resources in the Danube region

  • Project idea information

    Priority

    Environment and culture responsible Danube region - Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources

    Project Idea Promoter
    (name of the institution)

    Svilengrad Municipality

    Needs and challenges
    (Needs, main problems or challenges to be addressed)

    The EU Cultural Heritage and therefore the EU identity which is based on it, is the result of a multiplicity of
    influences coming from different cultures and sources, sedimented by the time. The Cultural heritage of every country in Europe must be conserving and protecting and it has to be promoting and developing for the new generation in all Danube region and EU.

    Objectives
    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    The aim is to conserving, protecting and promoting the cultural heritage and resources in settlements along the Danube.
    The aim is to recreate the authentic look of the Old border unit located for guarding and training in the village in Rhodope Mountain by small scale of infrastructure works and purchasing the necessary equipment and transforming it to a "Virtual Visitor Centre". We intent to purchase of the respective specialized equipment- interactive map and virtual guide /incl. software /, souvenir coin making machine, audio guide / incl.software /.
    The region around the building is proper for "green tourism"- we plan to restore an eco-path and existing routes for cycling

    Main results and core outputs

    • Protecting and promoting the natural and cultural heritage in Danube region;
    • Virtual Visitor Center;
    • Workshops and events for promoting,

    Main foreseen activities

    1. Conserved and protected Old border unit located for guarding and training in the village in Rhodope Mountain and transformed it to a "Virtual Visitor Centre"
    2. Bought the respective specialized equipment- interactive map and virtual guide /incl. software /, souvenir coin making machine, audio guide / incl.software /
    3. Workshops and events for promoting and cooperating with all partners from Danube region

    Innovative character of the project idea

    The Virtual Visitor Center will be the first conserved one in the Danube region and the natural and cultural herritage will be saved for years along

    Estimated Total Budget
    (in EUR)

    500 000

    Estimated duration
    (in months)

    30

  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners

    -

    IPA Partners

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    Associated Strategic Partners

    -

  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners

    Municipalities, universities, tourist and cultural organizations from Hungary, Romania, Croatia, Czech Republic, Austria

    IPA Partners

    Municipalities, universities, tourist and cultural organizations from Montenegro, Serbia,

    Associated Strategic Partners

    -

  • Contact Person

    Name

    Tcvetomira Aleksandrova

    Address

    Bulgaria blvd

    Country

    Bulgaria

    Telephone number

    E-mail address

    Is the applicant the project's potential Lead Partner?

    If not, is the potential Lead Partner already being chosen?

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)