The first Grant Contract has been signed

On 15 May the Managing Authority and the Daugavpils City Council signed the grant contract to implement the project “Preservation and promotion of the cultural and historical heritage in Latvia and Russia” (LV-RU HERITAGE). This marks an important milestone for the programme as first of our many projects starts its active implementation phase.

The project aims at promoting the cross-border tourism through development of common cultural and historical heritage objects:

  • Dinaburg Fortress in Daugavpils (Latgale Region, Latvia);
  • Cesvaine Castle in Cesvaine (Vidzeme Region, Latvia);
  • residential house “Bekleshev’s Manor House” in Pskov (Pskov Region, Russia).

By doing it project foresees to attract more visitors and thus improve environment for local inhabitants and SME development.

To achieve that, common work will be started among Daugavpils City Council, Cesvaine County Council, State Joint Stock Company «State Real Estate» from Latvia and Pskov City Administration from Russia.

The total budget of the project is almost 3,47 MEUR (Programme co-financing 3,12 MEUR) and the project will run for 2 years.

To find out more about the project activities, visit http://bit.ly/LV-RU-heritage

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