Danube Spirit in Port Communities
Final Conference at Constanta, Romania
Constanta Art Museum marks the end of the cross-border project "Spirit of the Danube port communities", Application Number: 2(4.i)-3.3.-14, Area of intervention: KAY 3.3: People-to-people, Priority Axis 3: Economic and Social Development, financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Cross Border Cooperation Programme Romania - Bulgaria 2007-2013, under the contract ERDF No.5342/ 23.01.2013, project implemented during 12.02.2013-11.02.2014.
The project was implemented by the Constanta Art Museum - as the Lead Partner, together with the Ruse Municipality through Ruse Art Gallery from Bulgaria - as Partner 2 and the "Lower Danube" Museum Calarasi as Partner 3, the project having a total value of 235.371,05 euro.
The Final Conference will take place on Friday, February 7 2014, starting with 10:00 a.m., at the Constanta Art Museum headquarters from Tomis Avenue, no. 82-84, postal code 900669.
The actions of the project aimed:
- organizing an art camp in the area of Lower Danube, Ostrov, for a period of 10 days, for 14 persons, in which the Romanian and Bulgarian artists have evoked the Spirit of Danube in paintings and sculptures
- organization of a traveling exhibitions in Romania and Bulgaria: the artistic images have been temporarily exposed in the Constanta Art Museum and in an unconventional space – a floating exhibition - opened on a pontoon in Calarasi and Ruse ports; its purpose was strengthening the links between harbors, but also between the urban community and the respective port
- it was published a catalog of art in three languages, presenting the profiles of the artists, of the works of art they made and the specificity of the Danubian areas, with a circulation of 5,000 copies
- have been edited two trilingual brochures: brochure 1 - Model of interdisciplinary research with a circulation of 500 copies and the brochure 2 - Communities and ports in 1,200 copies as a result of the investigation of the research team, in areas such as: historical and geographical development, urban planning, architecture, economy and business environment, culture and education, then disseminated to Danubian ports
- were published 15,000 postcards, with images within the project, including the works of art made by artists
- were printed 150 posters and 1,500 bilingual leaflets – size 1/3 A4, which promotes the message and the results of the Ostrov Art Camp 2013 and 200 CD’s - in romanian and bulgarian languages - containing a Communication Guide and other informational materials on the project theme, which addresses the port authorities
There were organized:
- three launching press conferences of the project in Constanta and Calarasi – Romania and Ruse - Bulgaria
- a two days experience exchange in Constanta, between the 18 th and the 19 th of July 2013, for 10 persons
- a two days experience exchange in Ruse, Bulgaria between the 23 rd and the 24 th of July 2013, for 10 persons
- a one-day workshop at Calarasi on August 5, 2013, for 15 persons
- a 2-days workshop in Ruse, Bulgaria between the 21 and the 22 nd of August 2013, for 18 persons
- three final press conferences for the completion of the project, organized by each partner from the project
The official web page of the project has been developed: www.spirituldunarii.ro with a English section and a virtual forum.Documents »
Final Conference at Calarasi, Romania
Calarasi Lower Danube Museum in partnership with the Art Museum of Constanta and Bulgaria Ruse Art Gallery organized the closing conference of the project "Danube port community spirit" (SDCP), financed by the European Regional Development Programme CBC Romania - Bulgaria 2007-2013.
The total eligible value of the project is EUR 235,371.05 and is based on previous experience and results "CBC Danube Spirit" from 2008-2009.
The "Spirit Danube port communities" was implemented in areas Constanta, Calarasi and Russian 12.02.2013-11.02.2014 period and aims to increase visibility of shared cultural heritage and geographical set Danube, the realization of economic and social conditions in the Bulgarian-Romanian border, approach will raise port communities on the exploitation of common opportunities and resolve current issues across borders.
Closing Conference of the project SDCP has held on February 6, 2014, 10:00, at the Museum of the Lower Danube, str.1 December 1918, No. 1, to invite representatives of the three project partners, media media and local port authorities, academics, artists.
For more information on the project SDCP: Marian Neagu - Local project coordinator Calarasi, tel. / Fax: 0242 313 361 and email: email@example.com.Documents »
Final Conference at Ruse, BulgariaDocuments »
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