Magna Grecia Mare / Promotion and Enhancement of Common Maritime Culture

Acronym: Magna Grecia Mare
Title: Promotion and Enhancement of Common Maritime Culture
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: Apulia Region - Agro-food Resources Department - Area Political for the Rural Development-Hunting and Fishing Service
Partner 2: Municipality of Tricase
Partner 3: Magna Grecia Mare - Portus Veneris Association
Partner 4: Municipality of Giovinazzo
Partner 5: Municipality of Corfu
Partner 6: Fisherman's Association of Petritis (Corfu)
Budget: 1.063.879,50 €
Description: The project aims at treating the socio-economic and cultural desertification of small fishing communities, by developing a model that will preserve and promote the knowledge and flavours of coastal cultural heritage for tourist purposes. It will set up and implement the following actions: • A Consortium Co.MGM for the enhancement of the cultural heritage • A shared Multimedia Library on maritime culture • Studies on shipwrecks and old routes and on ancient seafaring activities • Setting up 3 Port Museums, joined in a network by a camera-connected monitors (educational paths on the docks with installations that reproduce the old trades, traditional equipment and evidence of maritime culture) • Sea Laboratories including taste laboratories (collection of traditional recipes and tasting events • Reception and accommodation services • Training centre for the development of sea-related tourism.
Project details:
Call No: 1st
Protocol No: /4-11-09
Signature date of the Contract: 19/01/2012
Subsidy Code: I1.31.08