Activities under the project
The project was focused on development and encouragement of cross border cooperation in the area of rural and festival tourism amongst the public institutions and other stakeholders in tourism sector through organization of common festival, transfer of knowledge and experience. In addition project aimed to build tolerance and respect towards cultures and tradition of different ethnics in both regions. The following activities were conducted:
- Study for development of rural tourism in Pehcevo;
- Organizing of "Cross Border Music and folklore festival ";
- Presentation of v.Breznica and Gotse Delchev music and folklore heritage at the “Festival of brass instruments”;
- Joint web platform;
- Transfer of Knowledge in area of rural tourism;
- Works and supply in Pehchevo and Breznica (Info Centre in Pehchevo and Square with adequate infrastructure for organization of festivals in v.Breznica).
Info Centre in Pehchevo and Square with adequate infrastructure for organization of festivals in v.Breznica were constructed; module construction for stage and audio and lightening equipment was delivered. In addition, within the Info Centre, a toilet for people with disabilities was constructed and access for people with disabilities to newly constructed infrastructure in Breznitsa was provided. Study for development of rural tourism in Municipality of Pehcevo, with Strategy for rural tourism in Pehchevo and active participation of relevant stakeholders was developed (http://rural-tourism.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Studija.pdf); Music and folklore heritage of v. Breznica and Gotse Delchev was presented at the "Cross Border Music and folklore festival” and “Festival of brass instruments”; joint web platform: http://rural-tourism.net/, containing information about main tourist destinations and attractions in Pehchevo and Goce Delchev, as well as accommodation facilities and events was developed.