TALKING LANDS / Talks between the Lands of Apulia and Greece

Title: Talks between the Lands of Apulia and Greece
Priority axis: 3 Improving the quality of life, protection of the environment and enhancement of social and cultural cohesion
Specific Objective: 3.1 Promotion of cultural and natural heritage
Lead Partner: Municipality of Monopoli
Partner 2: Municipality of Fasano
Partner 3: Municipality of Grottaglie
Partner 4: Region of Ionian Islands
Partner 5: Municipality of Parga
Partner 6: Region of Western Greece
Partner 7: Public Apulian Theatre Consortium
Budget: 847,000.00 €
Description: The project aims at transforming the immaterial cultural heritage, made of narrative oral tradition and local identity into new artistic and theatrical performances to be enjoyed from a wider audience. It capitalises on the outputs of a previous project “Terre Parlanti”, widening partnership and providing innovative activities to recover and promote ancient oral traditions by: • Narrative laboratories, about stories, popular voices, images, fragments of daily life • Events of narration, promoted by the International Study Centre (output of the previous project), realized with artists, cultural associations and local actors of both countries, identifying the track of common cultural growth and peculiarities theatrical seasons in each city partner • A DVD collection designed for TV, collecting videos of the shows, backstage, researches and laboratories • An on-line journal devoted to narrative themes • Literary meetings, recorded on DVD and available on-line • Arrangement of the theatrical Room of the Talking Lands .
Project details:
Call No: 1st
Protocol No: 8511/10-11-2009
Signature date of the Contract: 02/03/2012
Subsidy Code: I1.31.04