Development of competitive tourist attractions for year-round festival tourism that contributes to the diversification tourist products in the Vidin – Zajecar region
Project code: CB007.1.11.207
Project call: CB007.1
Priority axis: Tourism
Priority axis / Specific objective: 1.1 Tourist Attractiveness
Type of project: Investment
Project duration in months: 24
Project final contract amount: 496767.40 €
Project EU co-financing rate: 85.00 %
Project start date: 24.11.2016
Project end date: 23.11.2018
Project intervention field: 094 – Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets
The project general objective is to develop and promote the opportunities for festival tourism in Vidin-Zajecar through development of new tourist infrastructure in Zajecar, and supply of instruments for Vidin orchestras. The specific objectives of the project are as follows:
1: Explore the festivals in Bulgaria and Serbia and promote the opportunities for festival tourism in Vidin and Zajecar.
2: Provide a new tourist infrastructure in Zajecar, which is suitable for festival tourism.
3: Improve the conditions and performances of Vidin Orchestras by supplying musical instruments.
During the implementation of the project a joint study will be made of the opportunities for development of festival tourism in the cross-border region of Vidin – Zajecar. A joint tourist product will be created for year-round festival tourism in the region of Vidin – Zajecar. Promotion of the joint tourist product is envisaged. A tourist infrastructure will be built in Zajecar, where a youth camp and a green school will be organized. Equipment for the Danube Wave Arts Festival in Vidin will be delivered. Removal of the Danube Waves Arts Festival in Vidin. To promote the festival, information materials will be created – a thirty minute film and pocket guides.
Project target groups are members of the project team, cultural and tourism experts in the municipality, local groups and orchestras, organizers of cultural events, participants in the Danube Waves Festival, green school and youth camp, visitors to the Danube Waves Festival, and “Gitariada”, as well as journalists, representatives of the municipal administrations of Vidin and Zajecar.
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.
CB007.1.11.207 „Development of competitive tourist attractions for year-round festival tourism that contributes to the diversification tourist products in the Vidin – Zajecar region“
The project is co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme 2014 — 2020.