Art green school “Danube waves” during Festival “Danube waves”
This year the iconic Vidin Festival of arts “Danube Waves” is organized and conducted within the framework of project „Development of competitive tourist attractions for year-round festival tourism that contributes to the diversification tourist products in the Vidin – Zajecar region“, ref. No CB007.1.11.207. The project is co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme 2014-2020. The realization of the project has given the opportunity the festival to be more widely popular, its program to be even more attractive and a larger number of participants to be involved in it.
Another main activity within the project was the implementation of Art green school “Danube waves” accompanying the Festival. Another main activity within the project was the implementation of the Art green school “Danube waves” accompanying the Festival. 50 young people – 25 from Serbia and 25 from Bulgaria were together for 7 days and actively participated in various artistic workshops. The young people were also involved in organizing and conducting events within the Festival of arts “Danube Waves”. In addition to learning about the different creative industries and how an event is being organized, young people get to know the rich cultural heritage of the region, participated in a volunteer initiative, played basketball and, most of all, had fun together. The Green School within the project and its success focus on some untapped opportunities to develop a specific and alternative type of tourism targeted at young people. In the future, Vidin and Zajecar will continue to cooperate and joint efforts to develop not only festival tourism, but also to develop and offer tourist products interesting for young audiences.
This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Serbia Programme, CCI No 2014TC16I5CB007. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Municipality of Vidin and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union or the Managing Authority of the Programme.