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Cultural heritage and sacral tourism development

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Title of the proposed project Cultural heritage and sacral tourism development
Brief summary of the project idea

Idea is under elaboration process. Main fields we would like to focus on are experience Exchange visits and workshops related to sacral tourism topics and arts, ancient crafts

Topics/ keywords of the project sacral tourism, ancient crafts, art, cultural heritage
Initial position / background / local context of the proposed project / the starting situation or local context in which the projects is going to operate

Thee represented region, Latgale, Rezekne and Vilani Municipality, is a treasury of sacral objects and ancient crafts, cultural monuments. There are approximmately 37 churches and more than 30 ancient craftsment in the LAG's territory. Latvian history has been strongly influenced by Poland, many names of towns and people have Polish origin, regarding sacral life, our region is mainly catholic apart from the rest of the country, and several times a year service is being held in Polish. Therefore we are interested in strengthening the Latvian-Polish collaboration between LAGs, as well as we are interested in such countries as Portugal, which has strong catholic roots and develeoped sacral tourism offer.

Country and /or kind of partner you are looking for (ALL EU in case the interest is on any EU country) Poland, Portugal
Languages spoken by the LAG staff Latvian, Russian, English
Member State Latvia
Region Latgale
LAG Name "Community Partnership of Rezekne region" LAG
Contact name Kristine Senkane


This conference was held from 26-28 September at the Évora Hotel, located in the historic city of Évora.