Read more: On the 23 rd. of May 2013 in Szczecin in the Council of Zachodniopomorskie District in Mickiewicza 41 Street an informational seminar called "Transnational cooperation in Central Europe", took place. The Mayor of Kostrzyn nad Odrą, Mr dr Andrzej Kunt, took active part in the seminar and presented its audience with a speech on the project "Forte Cultura". While holding the presentation the mayor introduced all advantages and possible profits resulting from transnational enterprise. The regional seminar on Central Europe's future 2014-2020 was initiated by National Contact Point of the Central Europe Programme together with Marshal Office of Zachodniopomorskie district. Its aim was to show achievements of transnational cooperation in this region through numerous presentations on the projects accomplished with the help of institutions deriving from three polish districts: zachodniopomorskie, lubuskie and łódzkie.



Read more: Visit of the project partners at the International Tourism Fair in BerlinSeveral project partners had attended an International Tourism Fair (the ITB) in Berlin. During the ITB partners analyzed marketing of fortress heritage and were presented with culture, city, nature and event tourism. They contacted tourism operators, representatives of Central European tourism regions and discussed possibilities for future cooperation with the new culture route "Forte Cultura".

It was determined, that for the fortified heritage there are many basic approaches needed for more presence at different tourist markets and connections with established tourist sectors. Some experience of the ITB-visit should be used for the development of the culture route Forte Cultura and the marketing strategy with profitable effects.



Read more: Network meeting in Berlin resulted in project progressOn the 11th of March 2013 project partners held a 2nd Network-Meeting of the project "Forte Cultura" at the Humboldt University in Berlin. The network meeting was well prepared with a previous Meeting of Technical Board. The Lead partner, the project management and the work package manager stated progress in accomplishing of a planned working program. Despite of a late start of the project, most of outputs of the first reporting period are fulfilled. Most important task at present is preparation of progress and financial reports concerning first reporting period and analysis of tasks for the running Reporting Period 2.




Read more: We have the project and financial manager of our projectDear Project Partners,

26th February, 2013 the company GKU Standortentwicklung GmbH has oficially become the project and financial manager of the project Forte Cultura. Next to present a photo showing a moment after signing the contract.

We wish the GKU successful cooperation!












Successful project start with kick-off meeting in fortress city Kostrzyn nad Odra/ Poland

Read more: Forte Cultura - beginning 

The funding project of Central Europe Programme “Forte Cultura” held a successful Kick-off meeting on 16-18 October 2012.

12 Project partner from 7 Central European countries and Associated Institutions from 5 Nations have occurred the start of the project Forte Cultura with the Kick-off-meeting in Kostrzyn nad Odra/ Poland. The partner discussed the ambitious working programme for the next 2 years.

 European Regional Development Fund

This project is implemented by the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme
co-financed by the ERDF.

 European Union

Forte Cultura Project Newsletter 1, 2013

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