LULEBURGAZ - BURGAS BRIDGE OF CULTURE

Project:  LULEBURGAZ - BURGAS BRIDGE OF CULTURE

Project:  LULEBURGAZ - BURGAS BRIDGE OF CULTURE

in the framework of the Bulgaria - Turkey IPA Cross-border Programme,

CCI Number 2007CB16IPO008-2011-2-045

Lead Partner                   : Luleburgaz Culture Arts and Sports Club Association, Turkey

Partner                             Project Management Institute, Burgas, Bulgaria                                             

Duration                           12 months

Total budget (in €)       : 99,039.58

Project Objectives  :              

Overall objective          : Promotion of cultural dialogue between border countries.

Specific objectives        :

  • To establish sustainable partnerships among young people on the base of culture traditions and amateur art.
  • To improve mutual understanding of culture models and values.

Target Groups                 : 12 young people from Turkey and 12 young people from Bulgaria, their trainers (up to 40 people) – amateur folklore art representatives. 

What was done               :                   

  • Developed a training program for amateur folk art for foreigners – an effective tool to learn and accept the diversity of cultural values and for tolerance and common respect - presentation of authentic folklore customs and dances in two communities (Turkish and Bulgarian) as: traditional Bulgarian and Turkish wedding, customs in child birth and fruitfulness, etc. (both Christian and Muslims traditions).
  • 10 two day common trainings in Bulgaria -Turkish group together with Bulgarian group. Learning of dances and customs. Direct contacts were established between 40 people in the field of art from the both regions - for future initiatives. Created professional competences and capacity for cooperation.
  • Created a larger network between civil society organizations on culture and art.
  • 2 performances for larger publicity of the trained groups in both countries – to present the dances and customs learned from other culture.
  • Documented cultural traditions on video and presented in brochures and posters (in Turkish and Bulgarian), Web site: www.lule-burgas.com (in English).

Project Result                 : Public awareness about culture differences and similarities raised -for better mutual understanding.

Tarih: 8.10.2013 21:33:33

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