Three CBC Programmes – Estonia-Russia, Latvia-Russia and South-East Finland – Russia – teamed up to hold the Festival “Cross-Border Cooperation – Meeting point of Cultures”! The event aims to introduce wider audience from St Petersburg and Leningrad region to achievements, benefits and opportunities delivered by cross-border cooperation, which unites people across borders to meet common challenges and to contribute to wellbeing of the regions.
In practical terms the event will:
We expect to welcome around 130 participants, including visitors of Gatchina park and palace, young students and teachers from Gatchina art schools, CBC projects people, representatives of border participating regions and national communities, Councils General of Finland, Latvia and Estonia, local and regional authorities of St Petersburg and Leningrad Region, and other stakeholders.
Festival will deliver informal visual materials about CBC Programmes, thematic quizzes, art master-classes for children and adults, exhibition of paintings and plein-air session “Bridges of friendship”. The festival wraps-up with formal ceremony followed by the culinary journey to Latvia, Estonia and Finland.
The informal dialogue about future of cross-border cooperation will follow up the festival.
For details, please contact the Branch Officies of CBC Programmes in St Petersburg and Leningrad Region: