„In the village by the road“ – in the rhythm of the work of old industry factories and craft workrooms

Tourism Project

Title in original language: „Pri ceste na dedine" - v rytme práce dávnych priemyselných závodov a remeselných dielní

Country/ies: Poland, Slovakia
Status: Actual projects
Category: Projects and initiatives for sustainable tourism development
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 1 - Establish supportive conditions for sustainable tourism products and services, including development of a marketing scheme for the promotion of the Carpathians as a unique sustainable tourism destination objectives of the strategy
Duration of the project: 01/2017 - 10/2018
Objectives and results of the project:

The main idea of this project is the protection and the development of the cultural heritage of the polish-slovak borders and education about these issues by creating a new touristic product and a more attractive offer of the museums in the area of the polish and slovak Orava and Sondecký region. The project involves: 1) Reconstruction and the equipment of the industry factories and craft workrooms on the slovak part of Orava – the quest includes the reconstruction of 10 objects of the Museum of a slovak village in Martin and 5 objects in the Musem of athe Orava village in Zuberec. Apart from that, there will be expositions about the processing of flax, apiculture, and the traditional ways of processing wood set. 2) The building of a sector of traditional crafts, which includes wooden industry objects run by water: a mill, two sawing machines and other equipment. 3) The spreading of the village industry at Orava – reconstruction and equipment of the museum in Zubzyca Gorna, that includes the reconstruction of the painting machines from the 18th century, mangle and the transport, maintenance, renew of the historic farms, the wood – processing and shingler factory. 4) Conference and workshop meetings – meeting for around 50 people in Slovakia including professional lecture and expositions. A popular-scientific publication (1500 pieces) and a two-language text book (1000 pieces) will be published. The professional lectures will be presented and the two-language post-conference publication (1500 p) will be published during the summary conference in Zubrzyca Gorna. 5) Organisation of outdoor evenst and the realization of the Village industry trail and crafts ( in an interactive form with paper maps) and the organization of the crafts expositions during the events of every partner. 6) Promoting activity – the creation of a movie, web sites, a promoting campaign

Implementing organization / institution:

Muzeum Orawski Park Etnograficzny in Zubrica-Gorna

Project partners:

Slovak National museum, Museum of the Orava village in Zuberec, Orava museum of Pavol Orságh Hviezdoslav in Dolný Kubín, Museum Okregowe in Nowy SAcz

Total amount of the project: 1.296.622,16 EUR
Financing institution(s): National, regional, local government or institutions
Name of program(s): ERDF, Interreg Poland - Slovakia
Project website: https://sk.plsk.eu