The Kick-off meeting of the project NeTT – Network of Theatres for the valorization of cultural and natural heritage to develop a sustainable tourism – funded under the Interreg V- A Greece-Italy Programme 2014 – 2020, was held on the 10 and 11 of July 2018 in Patras, Greece, on the premises of the Chamber of Commerce of Achaia.
The Apulian Public Theatre – Regional Consortium for Arts and Culture – is the lead beneficiary of this project, in cooperation with one Italian partner, the Petruzzelli Opera House and Theatres of Bari Foundation and three Greek partners, the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Corfù, the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Patras and the Chamber of Commerce of Achaia. Moreover, Regione Puglia – Department for Tourism and Culture takes part in the project as associated partner.
NeTT project, funded for € 900.000,00, under the Axis 2, Integrated Environmental Management, aims to create a network between the Theatres Institutions of Puglia and Region of Western Greece, with the local economic stakeholders, that work in the field of cultural and natural heritage management.
Thanks to this project, greek and italian institutions in cooperation with the local enterprises that work in the fields of culture, creative industry, local typical handcraft and agro-food products, will implement a crossborder network in order to improve the areas’ attractiveness through innovative and sustainable touristic packages.
The kick-off meeting lasted two days. The first day was focused on the project’s detailed analysis, its objectives and management procedures. During the second day, all partners were engaged in the planning of project’s activities and the following 2 years timetable.