Cross the gap project’s main goal is to create new models of intervention to sustain social inclusion of people with disabilities in Italy and Greece, by combining physical accessibility and broader fruition of cultural activities.
On the one hand, the project wants to ensure full accessibility to cultural and historic sites, through concrete infrastructural works, aimed at demolishing any barrier to the free movement of visitors.
On the other hand, the project will favour the active social inclusion of people with disabilities, by facilitating the overtaking of mental barriers that obstructs the involvement of people with special needs in cultural life at local and international level.
Theatre laboratories involving people with disabilities will be organized at cross-border level, and internationally renowned theatre companies working with people with special needs will be invited to perform their shows in Italy in order to raise awareness on the fruitful involvement of the project target beneficiaries in cultural and social life.
The Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme, in cooperation with two funded project Interreg Path and Interreg Cross the Gap, celebrates the 2019 edition of the European Cooperation day through 2 events, focused on the issue of social inclusion, that involve people with special needs The 2...
Kick-off meeting of Cross the gap project: favouring the accessibility of archaeological and cultural sites to people with special needs
On the 20th November 2018 in the historic setting of the City Library of the Municipality of Bitonto, the press conference to launch the cross-border cooperation project "Cross the gap – Accessibility for social and cultural inclusion” was held. The project is funded by the Interreg V-A...