The workshop on Cultural Tourism was held in Vilnius from 28-29 October 2016. The participants gathered on a two-day workshop to share experiences and also to learn and get inspired from each other’s projects on cultural tourism in cooperation with Cultural & Creative Industries and the concept of digital reality. Concrete ideas were presented, which gave constructive outputs in terms of developing projects further, bringing synergy among each other where possible. The first day was opened by Ginta Tropa Nordic Council of Ministers followed by introductions from Olaf Gerlach-Hansen Dansk Kulturinstitut/Danish Cultural Institute, and a working session with group work, project presentations sharing of ideas among the participant. The second day consisted of prioritizing and summarizing project options going through the relevance and opportunities of the projects in accordance with Culturability BSR goals as well as on agreeing on a working plan until next workhop.
The Culturability BSR Team would like to thank all the participants for your inspiring ideas and interesting project presentation, which we look forward to continue working on. This workshop was organized by the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Culturability BSR Team with support from the Ministry of Culture in Lithuania, and the National Association of Cultural and Creative Industries in Lithuania.
Culturability BSR – Culture for Sustainable Development is one of the Flagships under the EU Action Plan for the Baltic Sea Region and it is led and supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers in collaboration with Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of Justice, Cultural and European Affairs, Ministerstwo Kultury I Dziedzictwa Narodowego, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Jurmala City, Region Skåne, Nadbałtyckie Centrum Kultury, ARS BALTICA, EUSBSR EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, Pori Kultturi and Dansk Kulturinstitut/Danish Cultural Institute as well Danish Cultural Institute in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania