Lead partner country:

PRIORITY 1 - Increasing competitiveness of the border area

Cross-border Centres of Cultural Dialogue in Łosice and Varacevičy

Lead PartnerThe Town and Commune of Łosice (Poland)

Partnership Culture Centre of Łosice (Poland)
"Gałychany" Foundation, Kimir (Ukraine)
Executive committee of Peremysljany City Council (Ukraine)
Executive Committee of Rayon Ivanava (Belarus)

Total budget1495135,47 €

Programme Contribution1330670,57 €

Duration11 months

Measure1.2. Tourism development

Project ref. numberIPBU.01.02.00-14-494/11

The overall objective is to improve the cultural attraction of the Eastern Masovia and Western Belarus Rayon.
The specific objectives of the project are:
- increasing the availability of culture for local communities of Eastern Masovia and South-Western Belarus, as well as for tourists and other visitors,
- increasing of competence in the scope of borderland culture by the target groups.
It involves creation of Cross-border Centre of Cultural Dialogue in Łosice as well as creation of Cross-border Centre of Cultural Dialogue in Varacevičy. Reconstruction of the buildings and rearrangement of the rooms and equipment, expanding the offered functionality is planned. The Museum shall considerably reinforce the crossborder relations between the Belarusians, the Polish and the Ukrainians.
The partners also want to prepare and implement programme of joint cultural events to promote the Centres and lay foundations for further, long-term cooperation between the Polish, Belarusian and Ukrainian cultural institutions in order to enhance and extend the offer of the Centres.