Traveling together for already 500 years

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Spoločne putujeme už 500 rokov

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 project’s partners want to reach their goals by realization of investment and non-investment activity, that are distinguished into three tasks (VU). Within the 1th activity„1. Saving, repainting and modernization of temple in Ciszyne and in Dolný Kubín“, changing the windows on 1. and 2. floor and recovering damaged decorative paintings. Not only conservation and restoring of toms will be performed in Ciesyzne temple, but also a repairing of two rooms for library. Within the 2. activity „Cultural tematic journey of join travelling” will be realized a cross-border activities related to join travelling during almost 500 years through Sliezska and Orava regions, also in memory of the 425. anniversary of the birth and 380. anniversary of the death of J. Tranovský and reminding the meaning of his work in the chapel in Orava castle. Within the 3. activity “Creation of join promotive and marketing product“ besides creating popular-scientific promotion, 28 mobile boards and spatial plan for tourist-informative centers in partner’s languages [english, german] that preserve the increase of intensity of cultural tourism in the partner’s places, also school excursions will take place here, which should make the children feel responsible for protecting and saving the spiritual and material cultural heritage. In the end of the project, both partners will organize presentations for general public presenting project’s successes with the aim of preserving new partnerships and increasing the intensity of promotion of these border-area regions.

Implementing organization / institution:

The Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakiain Dolný Kubín

Project partners:

The Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Cieszynie

Total amount of the project: 736.130,92 EURO
Financing institution(s): National, regional, local government or institutions
Name of program(s): ERDF, Interreg Poland - Slovakia
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