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ROBG 413

“Tales of Culture, History and Nature”, eMS 413

What’s the goal?

The project objective is to encourage the preservation of natural resources and cultural traditions through the development of integrated tourist products as models for sustainable use of natural, historical and cultural heritage of the cross-border area.

What’s the budget?

1,097,962.10 euro, out of which 933,267.78 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 64,500 euro for LB and 106,300 euro for B2.

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Videle Municipality

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Lyaskovets Municipality

When is it happening?

Start date: 12.09.2018

End date: 11.09.2020

Duration: 24 months

Where is it happening?

Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria

Teleorman in Romania

How is it going to happen?

  • Preserving, promoting and developing the historical, natural and cultural heritage;
  • Preparing and development of a joint strategy and management plan for tourist attraction;
  • Supporting the joint marketing and promotion of the cross border tourist product “Tales";
  • Development of a cross-border tourism network.

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

Programme outputs:

- 1000 more visits to supported sites of cultural and natural heritage and attraction;

- 1 integrated tourism product/service created;

- 1 common strategy, policy or management plan for valorising (including raising awareness) the cultural and natural heritage through its restoration and promotion for sustainable economic uses;

Programme results: 1000 tourist overnights in the CBC region.

Project status

The project is at the beginning of the 10th month of implementation out of 24 months. There are no delays registered within the activities` implementation, which could affect the proper implementation of the project. Contracts have been concluded on behalf of both beneficiaries.

The joint internal project management team on behalf of both actual Beneficiaries (LB – Municipality of Videle and B2 – Municipality of Lyaskovets) was set up within the first reporting period. After the consolidation of the teams, the project beneficiaries had one meeting in Lyaskovets, in September 2018.

Through direct procurement, 4 contracts have been signed, 2 for project management and 2 for public procurement consultancy on behalf of LB and B2.

Related to WP T1. “Development of a cross border tourist product based on local traditions, history, natural and cultural heritage”, the LB has signed a contract for elaboration services of strategy development in tourism.

In reference to the main investment objectives of the project, namely on behalf of LB – Reconstruction of town park in Videle and on behalf of B2 - two project sites, namely Lyaskovets Town Park – “Eco-zone for recreation, arts and sports in the town of Lyaskovets” and “Reconstruction of the open space and green park around the Community center in the village of Kozarevets into a zone for creative attractions”, within the first reporting period, the Technical projects for their realization were developed and received by the beneficiaries.

Within the WP “Communication”, the first project launch conference was organized on 06.11.2018, at the headquarters of Videle Municipality.

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