Erasmus+ project “Bridging social capital by participatory and co-creative culture (BRIDGING)”
Erasmus+ is the EU programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe.
Latvian Association of Castles, Palaces and Manors is one of the eight partners from seven EU countries involved in project funded by the Erasmus+ programme.
The aim of the project is to bridge social capital and to promote inclusion, cohesion and trust by strengthening the participatory and co-creative culture activities in the European sector of amateur arts, voluntary culture and heritage.
More about project: http://bridgingsocialcapital.eu
Travellers campaign 2018 "Visit Baltic castles and manors - Celebrate together!"
131 historic manor houses and castles in three Baltic countries will open their doors to the visitors in summer 2018. The manor associations of three countries have joined their forces to organize a cross-border event to visualize the density of manor network and the range of it's services in these countries; to highlight the significance of the manors as drivers of cultural, economic and regional development in the past as well as today. Visitors are expected from May 24th till Sept 16th.
Cycle of further education seminars on the preservation of cultural heritage
With the financial support of the State Culture Capital Foundation association continues to organise further education seminars on the preservation of cultural heritage.
Tourism campaign “Visit Latvian Castles, Palaces and Manors”
In the anticipation of the centennial celebration of Latvia, the Association of Latvian Castles, Palaces and Manors has re-launched its tourism campaign called “Visit Latvian Castles, Palaces and Manors”, which will take place from 1 May to 28 October 2017 when the popular Night of Legends is organised. During the campaign, tourists are welcome to visit 69 castles, palaces and manors in order to learn about their role in economy and creative life, as well as their importance in establishing the statehood of Latvia.
This year, the campaign is the main activity within the “Learn about Castles, Palaces, and Manors – Guardians of the Baltic Heritage” project, whereas in 2018, when our neighbouring states Estonia and Lithuania will also celebrate their centennial, the travel campaign will be organised in all the Baltic states in cooperation with the Estonian and Lithuanian associations of castles, palaces and manors.