The main objective of the project is to gather good practices and explore how citizens through art and cultural heritage can be the carriers of local change, encourage dialogue and contribute to the policy making process.
The Easy Towns II project is a continuation of a successful project of the same name and co-financed by the European Union under the Europe for Citizens Program. It gathers partners from 11 European countries and deals with youth, intercultural dialogue, inclusion, integration and cultural heritage. The leading partner is Municipality Heist-Op-Den Berg (Belgium) while other partners include Municipality of Vicenza (Italy), Mikiel Anton Vassalli College (Malta), Municipality of Knezha (Bulgaria), Municipality of Niepolomice (Poland), Municipality of L’Alfàs del Pi (Spain), The City of Pula (Croatia), Municipality of Arad (Romania), RIJEKA 2020 Llc (Croatia), Univerzita Mateja Bela V Banskej Bystrici (Slovakia), The City of Pforzheim (Germany) and Development Agency Kozjansko (Slovenia).
The result of the project will be a multimedia portfolio of unified experiences, a digital legacy that will be shared and exchanged within participating countries with the slogan “How the past speaks of the future”. Within the project, a total of 5 international events and a total of 24 public events will be organized with special emphasis on participation of youth. This project will be implementation between 1st October 2018 and 30th September 2020. The total amount of grants is EUR 146.160,00 and is distributed among the partners depending on the activities they carry out.
Free Rijeka: panel discussion / exhibition / choirs / cooking – 18 april, 2019