Strandja/Yildiz -the mountain of festivals (STRANDJA-FEST)

Project code:CB005.1.22.056
Project call:CB005.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:2.2. Increasing the cross-border tourism potential by developing common destinations
Type of project:Soft
Project duration in months:15
Project final contract amount:114113.96 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.03.2017
Project end date:20.06.2018
Project intervention field:094 Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets
Project summary:

The project aims to improve the access to tourist information for the cross-border region and increase the awareness about Strandja as a festive tourism destination.  The design of a joint festival Programme will reinforce the local festivals by building a network of festivals and fairs with trainings for organizers and stakeholders.

The major activities include capacity building for development of Strandja as a festive destination based on the cultural heritage and local traditions in the cross-border region.  Organization of a pilot joint cross-border Festival "Strandja-Yildiz" and elaboration of Internet marketing tools for promotion of Strandja/Yildiz as mountain of festivals are envisaged.

As a result a new cross-border touristic product will be developed - Festival "Strandja-Yildiz" and a joint plan for promotion of Strandja as a festive destination and improved cross-border capacity and cooperation.

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Leading partner
National Community Center Prosveta 1914
Kirklareli District Culture and Tourism Directorate