General Presentation

The main idea is to build a cooperation of institutes and other organizations which are operating in rural areas in Europe, and which have their focus on preserving local singing tradition. These organizations will also deal with folk music festivals willing to cooperate.

Cooperation will consist of preservation and transmission of intangible cultural heritage of the areas, folk music research, festival activities, pedagogical cooperation and materials and development of cultural tourism.

The purpose of the project entails upholding and reviving cultural life and cultural tradition, social links between generations, cultural tourism according to the principles of sustainable development, and adding national and international collaboration in these fields.

Implementing period of the Project is 1.3.2012 – 28.2.2014 (24 months).