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RAP e-MS code ROBG – 27

Renaissance of architectural past of Vidin and Dolj Districts

What’s the goal?

To attract tourists in the cross-border region, by promoting the cultural and historical heritage of Vidin and Dolj regions.

What’s the budget?

363,565.70 euro, out of which 309,030.85 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 85,717 euro for Lead Beneficiary and 52,491 euro for Beneficiary 2.

Who is doing it?

Lead beneficiary: Association of Tourism Promotion - Vidin (Bulgaria)

Beneficiary (B2): Romanian Association for Electronic and Software Industry – Oltenia Subsidiary (Romania)

When is it happening?

Start date: 20.06.2017

End date: 19.06.2019

Duration: 24 months

Where is it happening?

Dolj, Romania

Vidin, Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?

  •    Project management;
  •    Gathering of databases for old architectural buildings from Vidin district and Dolj district;
  •    ART Workshops for elaboration of models of architectural buildings and souvenirs in Vidin district;
  •    ART Workshops for elaboration of models of architectural buildings in Dolj district;
  •    Preparation of promotional materials ;
  •    Design and elaboration of catalog of architectural buildings in Vidin and Dolj districts;
  •    Development of film for promotion of local cultural heritage of both regions;
  •   Organization of workshops in Vidin and Craiova;
  •    Development of a strategy for the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage of both regions and for attraction of tourists;
  •    Organization of Info tour in Vidin;
  •    Organization of Info Tour in Craiova;
  •    Traveling exhibition of old architectural buildings in Vidin and Dolj districts;
  •    Organization of cultural events in Vidin and Craiova aiming the promotion and attracting attention of the local communities to the old architectural buildings from both regions;
  •    Organization of exchange visits of participants of art workshop from Craiova to Vidin and from Vidin to Craiova;
  •    Media campaign.

What will be the results (what’s the contribution to the Programme)?

Programme outputs: 1 common strategy for preservation and promotion of cultural heritage of Vidin and Dolj regions and for attraction of tourists

Programme results: 180 overnights in the CBC region.

Project status

2 databases for old architectural buildings of Vidin district and Dolj County have been realised, featuring historical facts, description of architectural features, photos, schemes and sketches on 48 architectural buildings in Vidin district and 100 architectural buildings in Dolj County. A strategy for preservation and promotion of cultural heritage of both regions and for attraction of tourists, was developed at B2 level.

Having purchased the necessary equipment, both LB and B2 set up each, three Art Workshops for elaboration of models of architectural buildings and souvenirs, as follow:

LB in Vidin district: House of Culture “Tsvyat”, Secondary School of Arts and Secondary School of Tourism in Vidin;

B2 in Dolj county: House of Culture from Craiova, National Economic College "Gheorghe Chitu" and Art High School "Marin Sorescu”.

Also, each of the project partners organized trainings with the persons which will use the 3D printing equipment, namely:

LB: a 3-day “Train the trainers” event was organised in the period 16-18.04.2018 in Vidin, during which teachers/employees of each hosting organisation, were trained to work with the 3D printing equipment;

B2: a 3-day "Training on exploitation of 3D printers and scanner of 10 trainers” event was organised in the period 14-16.11.2018 in Craiova.

Information on the project is featured on the project Facebook page (Проект “Възраждане на архитектурното наследство в областите Видин и Долж”).

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