Bringing neighbours closer
Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!About the programme
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Project Duration: 01.01.2021 - 31.12.2022
Project ERDF Financing: 667993,75
Project call: 3rd call
The aim of the project is to increase the number of tourists in Kaunas District and Bauska region during the autumn and winter seasons by creating artistic, educational and sports activities, with aspiration to attract visitors with different interests (cultural and active leisure enthusiasts (including youth), history and heritage lovers etc.). All foreseen activities are oriented to increase attractiveness of historic and cultural heritage of partner regions.
New common tourism route Raudondvaris-Bauska will be created to promote the cultural heritage of partners’ regions during the off season. It will be done through creation of thematic education “Baltic treasure”, during which participants will have opportunity to create handmade souvenirs based on the old crafts heritage of Kaunas district and Bauska region” (Raudondvaris manor) and “Artificial lighting in Renaissance castle”, learning about lightning elements used in renaissance and inviting to try activities, that historically was done in late evenings (Bauska castle); artistic programs “Night in Renaissance” and “Early music (15th – 17th” century) concert series” including performances in Raudondvaris manor and Bauska castle; purchase of necessary equipment (replicas of music instruments, renaissance lightings, ice rink, equipment for concerts); preparation of thematic exhibition “Artillery in 17th century” (Bauska castle) and organization of two “Castle day” festivals in autumn in Raudondvaris Manor. Various local artists and craftsmen will be invited to participate in creative workshops, seminars for project partners and residents of both regions, during which they will exchange experience about the tourism situation in both regions during the low season and will try to find solutions for existing challenges.
Last updated: 15.01.2021 14:19