16.04.08. Presentation of a series of monographs related to the project Srce Istre in Ljubljana

In Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana, the results of the project HEART OF ISTRIA were presented – scientific and popular science monographs, tourist brochures and promotional film.

27.03.08. Project presentation in Izola

In collaboration with the Commune of Isola and the Italian Community Association, a presentation of the results of the project HEART OF ISTRIA was organised. The presentation pointed at some of the possibilities for the development of cultural tourism and at the different aspects of the question of...

26.03.08. Presentation of the book »Srce Istre: kulturna dediščina skozi oči turistične javnosti«

At the UP Turistica the scientific monograph »Srce Istre: kulturna dediščina skozi oči turistične...

19.03.08. Project presentation in Piran

In collaboration with the Students' organisation of the University of Primoska, a presentation of...

13.03.08. Public presentation and distribution of the project publications

In the palace of Foresteria, University of Primorska, the presentation of the project Srce Istre...

Heart of Istria

The project Heart of Istria: Heritage and Arts, the development of cross – border tourist itinerary in urban and rural areas of Istria, was approved by INTERREG III A, in the frame of Neighbourhood Programme Slovenia – Hungary – Croatia.

Partners: The University of Primorska, Science and Research Centre of Koper and the County of Istria mutually submitted the application for the project, together with project partners the Town of Buzet, Municipalities of Koper, Izola and Piran.

Goals and descripton: The project intention is to encourage the completion of scientific and tourist evaluation of the cultural heritage of the Istrian peninsula by means of cross – border cooperation of all partner institutions. The project aims at not only to support scientific and tourist evaluation of cultural resources of Istria, but also to establish cross – border cultural itineraries taking into account every segment of the cultural heritage in order to promote and enhance tourist offer. The project is designed to strengthen tourist and cultural cohesion throughout the regions.

The project duration is twenty-three months. The Slovenian Applicant started implementing the project in October 2005 and Croatian Applicant in April 2006. The Slovene partners funded 398,130 euros and Croatian partners funded 100, 000 euros for the project. Partners’ institutions subsidised the project with 10% of total budget sum.

The project was chosen within the priority 1. Socio – economic cohesion and development of human resources and objective 1. 3. Joint cultural and tourist area.

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