About our project
The Culture Green Project is run with the financial support of the Programme INTERREG V-A Romania-Bulgaria. It is a partnership between the Development 1869 Community Centre of Vratsa (lead partner) and the Community of Piatra-Olt in Romania (partner).
The main aim of the project is to develop the cultural heritage in the area of Vratsa and Piatra-Olt and make it more popular by renovating the cultural infrastructure and raising awareness of the local historical and cultural heritage. This specifically means the renovation of a concert hall and some improvements of the Vratsa Community Centre, overhaul of the Piatra-Olt town culture centre and furnishing the repaired buildings with the necessary equipment.
Other items on the agenda include:
- Holding creative workshops on crafts typical of the Vratsa and Piatra-Olt region
- Hosting a major cultural event highlighting traditional crafts
- Creating and promoting cultural tourism routes
- Designing a web-based platform to create a better awareness of the region’s cultural heritage and the routes created.
The project is worth a total 1,478,322.87 euro, of which 1,256,574.43 euro contributed by the European Regional Development Fund, 192,167.21 euro by Bulgaria and Romania’s national budgets, and 29,581.23 euro in own funding.
Please come soon to Vratsa and Piatra-Olt – we are expecting you!