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ROBG 449

“Remember the war, appreciate your liberty” (RO-BG 449)

What’s the goal?

The overall objective of the project is to create and promote a representative tourist product by bringing to life the atmosphere of the battle Calafat-Vidin during the 1877-1878 Independence War

What’s the budget?

499,921.16 euro, out of which 424,932.97 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 25,000 euro for LB and 35,000 euro for B2

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Agency for Regional Development and Business Center – Vidin (ARDBC Vidin)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Local Employers Association for Small and Middle Enterprises (LEASME)

When is it happening?

Start date: 01.08.2018

End date: 31.05.2020

Duration: 23 months

Where is it happening?

Calafat

Vidin

How is it going to happen?                      

  • promotional movie
  • 6 workshops for high school pupils
  • 2 workshops for local authorities
  • 6 military trainings
  • event “Calafat and Vidin in 1877-1878 period”

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

Programme outputs: 1 integrated tourism products/services created, 540 expected number of visits to supported sites of cultural and natural heritage and attraction

Programme results: increase of the number of overnights in the cbc area with 500

Project status

The project management team was set up and the project was launched in opening press conferences in Vidin on 14 January, 2019 and Calafat on 25 September 2018.

All 6 workshops for raising the awareness among young people in Vidin and Dolj and Mehedinti were organised and as a result 180 student from Bg and RO were acquainted in the concept of historical re-enactments and the common RO-BG history during the 1877-1878 Independence war.

The Military outfits and related equipment (rifles, sabers) were purchased and the first military training was organised by Befeiciary 2 in Calafat in the period 07-09 May 2019.

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