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ROBG 511


Tradition and Dance – Bridge over the Danube


What’s the goal?

Tourism and cultural heritage will be addressed within the project through developing traditions existed in Contesti and Tsarevets (traditional dance) and also identifying new traditions that define the 2 areas.

What’s the budget?

1 499 556.90 euro, out of which 1,274,623.36 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 100,000 euro for LB and 260,947 euro for B2

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): CONTESTI VILLAGE

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Tsarevets City Hall, Svishtov Municipality

When is it happening?

Start date: 24.08.2018

End date: 23.08.2021

Duration: 36 months

Where is it happening?

Velikovo Tarnovo, Bulgaria

Teleorman, Romania

How is it going to happen?                      

  • Elaboration of the Study "Exploring other common traditions ";
  • Organization of workshops for identifying joint tourism products;
  • Organization of dance festivals;
  • Creation of the Centre ”Dance School” Contesti;
  • Creation of Centre for Culture and Education in Tsarevets;
  • Organization of information and publicity activities.

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

Programme outputs: Increase in expected number of visits to supported sites of cultural and natural heritage and attraction with 1,804

Programme results: increase of the number of overnights in the CBC area with 1,800.

Project status

The following progress has been reported so far:

- The Contract for elaboration of the technical design and execution of works for the Centre ”Dance School” in Contesti has been awarded, the technical design has been delivered and approved and the works are on-going;

- B2 has finalized the renovation works and has furnished the Centre for Culture and Education in Tsarevets which is working starting 01.07.2019;

- Several project team meetings have been held and a press conference was held on 22.02.2019 at the Cultural Centre in Contesti Village.


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