Location of the initiative:
BULGARIA - 4000 Plovdiv
Relation to Strategy 21 Recommendations:
Time span of the initiative:
Brief description of the initiative:
In the framework of the project, will be built two digital centers and four mobile digital stations, which will digitize the immovable heritage. The one digital center will be located in the building of the National library “Ivan Vazov”- Plovdiv, and the other one in the center of the old town of Plovdiv – on 10 “Tsanko Lavrenov” Str. The project has also have a strong innovative character, as there will be organized an ethnographic expedition in Romany residential districts in order to document Romany cultural objects; an expedition that is not done so far at the territory of the city of Plovdiv. Respectively, the numerous Romany customs and traditions will be documented for the future generations. For the purpose of the digitization will be appointed a team of fourteen experts– seven experts “Cultural and historic heritage“, seven experts “Digitization”.
Objectives of the initiative:
Together with the Municipality of Plovdiv, cultural institutions will accept the challenge and will head for a great adventure, i.e. digitization of the numerous cultural properties of Plovdiv; digitalization, which at the time of the application is not made in such a mass character in the Municipality of Plovdiv – 50 000 properties of the valuable cultural and historical heritage of Plovdiv Municipality.10% of the digitized properties will be part of the Romany culture.
Brief assessment of the initiative’s results:
The project is being implemented and funded by Norway