Project Title: Together for a Common Future and Common Cultural Heritage
Project ID: HUSRB 1602/32/0009
Total Project budget: 234 843,5 EUR
EU contribution (IPA): 199 616,97 EUR
Start Date: 1 January 2018
End Date: 31 December 2019
Lead Beneficiary: Türr István Museum, Baja
Beneficiary 1: Inter-municipal Institute for Heritage Protection, Subotica
Beneficiary 2: Municipial Musum in Subotica
Türr István Museum
Address: 6500 Baja, Deák Ferenc utca 1. Hungary
Contact person: dr. Emilia Pasztor
Telephone: +36 30 207 0057
History doesn’t stop at borders. Common cultural heritage along neighbouring countries tells the story of shifting borders, and the impact everchanging countries leave on people living in these borderline areas. Yet, the potential of the common cultural heritage is often overlooked by locals, professionals and tourists.
The aim of this project is not only to preserve this common cultural heritage in the area between the Bács-Kiskun county in Hungary and the Serbian North Bačka, but also to develop a sustainable use for them via joint public events, tourist activities and joint professional work.
The project will be made possible through the collaboration between Türr István Museum (also serving as the primary cultural institute for ethnic minorities) in Hungary, the Intermunicipal Institute for Heritage Protection and the Subotica Museum in Serbia. The planned activities will have three target groups:
- professionals, through two co-organised conferences on built heritage, two seminars on new restoration methods, the restoration of seven altar paintings (resulting in an exhibition) and the research on Baroque Bačka (will be published in two monographs);
- tourists, through six jointly created paths divided into two themes - “Historical walks” and “Sacral memories of Baroque Bačka” -, renovated restauration workroom with regular restauration workshops and the travelling exhibition.
the younger generations, through 14 science communication activities for primary school children and two ‘heritage’ summer camps for teenagers to educate them all to become more ‘heritage conscious and to showcase the value and joy in common effort.
The project will be promoted in local and national media outlets, social media and printed materials in both Hungarian and Serbian.
About the Programme
The Interreg-IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Hungary-Serbia is implemented within the 2014-2020 European Union financial framework, under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA). On the basis of “shared management system" of the participating countries - Hungary and Serbia, the Programme funds and supports cooperation projects of organizations located in the Programme-eligible area – Hungarian counties Csongrád and Bács-Kiskun, and Serbian territories: West Bačka, North Bačka, South Bačka, North Banat, Central Banat, South Banat and Srem district.
The Programme helps the development of a stable and cooperating region and the overall quality of life in the border region. It enables economic collaboration of organizations from the two countries, nurtures the common identity, and cultural and historical heritage of the border region, and contributes to its environmental sustainability and safety.
For more information, please visit: www.interreg-ipa-husrb.com.
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This document has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The content of the document is the sole responsibility of István Türr Museum and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union and/or the Managing Authority.