8 July 2019
New social spaces established in Birzai and Aizkraukle
On June 20, 2019 from the early morning, A. Dauguvietis park in Birzai was full of children, and young families. Expectation, willingness and smell of childhood filled the air – everybody waited for the official opening of the playgrounds.
And finally it happened! After official speeches of Birzai district municipality Deputy Mayor Astra Korsakiene and Mayor of Aizkraukle Leons Lidums celebration started – animators played together with children, Mickey and Minnie organized photo session and fun with giant soap bubbles.
The following event will be organized in Latvia. Aizkraukle municipality already arranged outdoor trainers and now, after gaining new experience from Lead partner, will establish playgrounds for children. As delegation from Latvia took part in the family event/playground opening in Birzai, now Birzai team will go to see how outdoor trainers and playgrounds are used in Aizkraukle.
Playgrounds and outdoor trainers were arranged under the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 project LLI-296 “Improvement of living conditions in cross border region by unlocking potential of deprived communities and territories”/“Unlocked potential”.
Project duration: 01.04.2018 – 30.11.2019 (20 months).
Lead partner: Birzai district municipality administration (LT), www.birzai.lt
Project partner: Aizkraukle local municipality (LV), www.aizkraukle.lv ;
Project target is to improve living conditions and environment in deprived communities by equipping social spaces and increasing involvement into social activities and community life.
Overal Project budget: 177 839,95 EUR (including ERDF co-finance 151 163,96 EUR)
This article has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this article are the sole responsibility of Birzai district municipality and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.