Project CROSS-BORDER LOYALTY PROGRAMME FOR THE PROMOTION OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Project No. ENI-LLB-1-021

Implementation period – 24 months (2020-09-01–2022-08-31)

Lead beneficiary

Daugavpils City Council (Latvia)

Beneficiary

Panevėžys Civic Art Gallery (Lithuania)

 

Project description

The general goal of the project is to protect and adapt cultural heritage objects for new activities, to foster traditional crafts, to create a loyalty program for cross-border cultural and tourism institutions, to take care of its dissemination and promotion in order to increase the number of visitors in the Programme area. During the project implementation, the project participants will perform building restoration works (e.g., restoration and adaptation of Daugavpils Fortress 7th Bastion underground for the ceramic funds of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center), organize large-scale international events (such as Ceramics Symposium, Conference “Ceramics Tradition and Today”), acquire tools to achieve the objectives of the planned activities and share experiences, thus stimulating people’s interest in history and traditions, helping them to gain new experiences and knowledge and discover new leisure activities.

 

Source of funding

Part of Panevėžys Civic Art Gallery – 190 170.23 EUR, of which 90% is European Union support (171 153 EUR).

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