Cultural heritage of the Danube and Black Sea fishing communities

  • Project idea information


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

    Project Idea Promoter
    (name of the institution)

    Local Initiative Fishing Group Burgas-Kameno

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

    To protect the vivid and diverse cultural landscape/the diverse cultural heritage of the local fishery communities as a base for the development of new touristic products in the Danube region

    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    The aim is to uncover the untapped potential of cultural heritage and resources in settlements along the Danube and the Black Sea and to create virtual visitor centers in order to strengthen the cultural identity and the cohesion of the fishing communities.

    Main results and core outputs

    • Describing and archiving the natural and cultural heritage of fisheries communities;
    • Virtual Visitor Centers;
    • Anthropological, ethnographic and geographic investigations

    Main foreseen activities

    Implementation (In this work package partners will analyze the existing targets of cultural and natural heritage, will inventory existing ones (photos, description, drawings), collecting from archives information about what has already disappeared, do the anthropological, ethnographic and geographic investigation and create virtual visitor centers);

    Innovative character of the project idea

    Developing skills to collect data for different communities and generations. Interdisciplinary, transnationality and the capacity building of transferring theoretical knowledge into real benefits for local communities.

    Estimated Total Budget
    (in EUR)

    600 000

    Estimated duration
    (in months)


  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners


    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners


  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners

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

    IPA Partners

    Montenegro, Serbia

    Associated Strategic Partners


  • Contact Person


    Kremena Chilikova


    Burgas, District Kraymorie, 15 Hristo Arnaudov Str.



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