Press conference of the project “Tell Us about Thracians” in Burgas

The press conference of the project “Tell Us about Thracians” was held in Burgas on 25th February 2014. The project teams from the lead partner Union of the Edirne Tradesmen and Craftsmen Chambers, TURKEY and BOURGAS REGIONAL TOURIST ASSOCIATION, BULGARIA as a project partner presented project’ objectives and activities to the media in Burgas.

The project Tell Us About Thracians is funded by the Second Call of IPA Cross-Border Programme Bulgaria Turkey,Axis 2: Improvement the quality of life, Area of intervention: 2.2: Capacity building for sustainable use of natural resources, cultural and historical heritage. The duration of the project is 12 months.

As a result of the implementation of the project activities the cross border region will be much more attractive with diversified tourism products, including Thracian sites and culture. This will attract not only national but also international tourists - mainly those that spend their summer holidays on the Black sea coast. They will attend one or two-days trips to visit Thracian sites. More researchers and scientists will be attracted to take part in studies on the Thracian culture and monuments. As a result of the seminars and awareness raising campaigns more people will learn about the rich heritage from Thracians in the cross border region.