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03. September 2019.

Celebrating the European Cooperation Day 2019

Visit project events to experience the cross-border cooperation in action!

 

The Interreg-IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Hungary-Serbia celebrates the annual European Cooperation Day this September and early October with 15 events, hosted by nine projects that are being implemented within this Programme.

With the goal to showcase what the cross-border cooperation between the two neighbouring countries represents and to raise awareness about the importance of the EU investments the region, the Joint Secretariat of the Programme invites the residents of the Hungary-Serbia border region and its visitors to join this year’s celebration.

The visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy free-of-charge art exhibitions, theatre shows for children, agricultural seminars, music festivals, fairs and much more.

The participating projects, which help preserve the cultural heritage of the Hungary-Serbia border region and increase its tourism potential, or improve the water management systems in the region, or enhance economic competitiveness of the small and medium enterprises, are the following:

C-AGRO-Dev – “Cross-border Agrobusiness Development Program”, ColourCoop – “Colourful Cooperation”, CommonHeritage – “Together for Common Future of Common Cultural Heritage”, Modern Folking – “Strengthening multicultural relations by youth events organization in the border region”, NATESS – “Natural selfness”, PLANTSVITA – “Development of soil type adapted microbiological products promoting ecological pest management”, PROTECT – “Nature Protection from Invasive Plant Species”, THEATRO – “Theatre art as a regional hub for children's socialization”, and  WATERatRISK – “Improvement of drought and excess water monitoring for supporting water management and mitigation of risks related to extreme weather conditions”.

 

The Events’ Schedule:

14 September 2019 – the 12th Conference of the Hungarian Cultivation of Truffle

About the event: Some of the topics that the Conference explores are the following: the forest truffle cultivation; collection and processing according to the rules of organic farming; modern technologies in closed system cultivation; protection of summer truffle, and many more. The event will also involve a session on matching wines with truffles and truffle tasting.

Location: T. G. - Virágdekor Vocational High School, Technical School and College, Május 1. tér 13, 6237 Kecel, Hungary

Time: 10:00

Language: Hungarian

Organized by the project: C-AGRO-Dev – “Cross-border Agrobusiness Development Program”

More information: Project web page; Facebook page of the project

Note: This event requires registration by 9 September 2019 via: phone to: + 3620 9151547 or e-mail to: teglas.tgvirag@gmail.com

 

14 September 2019 – V Fonó Club - Music evening by Miklós Heinczinger (Mistral Ensemble)

About the event: Fonó Club is a series of events, which aim to promote the ethno culture by organizing folk dance events for young people. These events introduce the ethno culture and bring it closer to young people. The program includes folk concerts and folk dance houses of multiple nations, including folk dance teaching.

Location: Library "József Attila", Damjaničeva 2, 24420 Kanjiža, Serbia

Time: 19:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: Modern Folking – “Strengthening multicultural relations by youth events organization in the border region"

More information: Facebook page of the project

 

15 September 2019 – Serbian-Hungarian craft unloading market

About the event: Serbian Cultural Centre “Kolo” will organize a family day to introduce special arts, including the fine arts and art of wood through exhibition fair and craft activities. During the fair, participants may try handicraft themselves with the help of artists from Serbia and Hungary which will turn the event into a special, personal experience. During the event, live music performance will ensure the good mood.

Location: Serbian Cultural Centre “Kolo” in Mórahalom (Szerb kulturális központ Mórahalom), Röszkei road 44, 6782 Mórahalom, Hungary

Time: 14:00-17:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: ColourCoop – “Colourful Cooperation”

More information: Project website; Facebook page of the project; Website of the Cultural Center “Kolo”; Facebook page of the Centre “Kolo”

 

19-20 September 2019 – Conference on the heritage of Bačka Region

About the event: The conference is focusing on the role of visual resources in the evaluation and presentation of monuments. It presents problems and their possible solutions which can be raised during the restoration/renovation of monuments, old buildings. Thematic sessions will involve photography, frescoes, paintings, archive documents, films, and more.  

Location: Modern Art Gallery, 5 Raichle Palace, Subotica, Serbia

Time: 10:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: CommonHeritage – “Together for Common Future of Common Cultural Heritage”

More information:  Project web page; Facebook page of the project

 

20 September 2019 – Closing conference of the project PROTECT

About the event: The Closing conference will present the project idea, objectives, activities and results about invasive species in Project protected areas. The event will host 100 participants from relevant institutions and authorities, but it is open to public, as well. The speakers at the event will be from Serbian and Hungarian institutions (the Provincial Secretariat for Urban Planning and Environmental Protection – Provincial Secretary, project manager, as well as representatives from John Von Noiman University – project partner from Kecskemet, Hungary. The project results will be presented via presentation and a film.

Location: Hall of the Provincial Government, 16 Mihajlo Pupin Boulevard, Novi Sad, Serbia

Time: 12:00 – 14:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: PROTECT – “Nature Protection from Invasive Plant Species”

More information: Project website; Facebook page of the project; Twitter account of the project

 

20 September 2019 – Closing conference of the project WATERatRISK

About the event: The Closing conference in Hungary will summarize the results of the project, and present the interactive website and the GeoApp developed within the project. Please note that the project will also organize a closing conference in Novi Sad, Serbia on 24 September 2019.

Location: University of Szeged, Department of Physical Geography and Geoinformatics, H-6722 Szeged, Egyetem u. 2-6, 1st floor, Földtudományi Nagyelőadó

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Language: Hungarian

Organized by the project: WATERatRISK – “Improvement of drought and excess water monitoring for supporting water management and mitigation of risks related to extreme weather conditions”

More information: Web page of the project; Facebook page of the project

 

20 September 2019 – Open University of Wemsical Serbia

About the event: This event aims to raise awareness about the ethnic-folk culture and motivate the participants to proactively learn about their cultural identity.

Location: Youth Center Kanjiža (Dom omladine Kanjiža), Glavna ulica 32, 24420 Kanjiža, Serbia

Time: 16:00 – 19:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: Modern Folking – “Strengthening multicultural relations by youth events organization in the border region"

More information: Facebook page of the project

 

20 September 2019 – VI Fonó Club

About the event: The aim of the club is to promote the ethno culture by organizing folk dance events for young people. These events introduce the ethno culture and bring it closer to young people.The program includes folk concerts and folk dance houses of multiple nations, including folk dance teaching.

Location: Youth Center Kanjiža (Dom omladine Kanjiža), Glavna ulica 32, 24420 Kanjiža, Serbia

Time: 20:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: Modern Folking – “Strengthening multicultural relations by youth events organization in the border region"

More information: Facebook page of the project

 

21 September 2019 – Serbian Marathon – folk fashion show, dance and music event

About the event: The Serbian Cultural Centre “Kolo” will organize a folklore fashion show. Throughout the day the participants will have the opportunity to view the exhibition of folk costumes and gain insight into the process of various embroidery techniques. The main attraction of the day will be the fashion show with emphasized folk art elements within the modern collections of fashion designers.

Location: Serbian Cultural Centre “Kolo” in Mórahalom (Szerb kulturális központ Mórahalom), Röszkei road 44, 6782 Mórahalom, Hungary

Time: 10:00-18:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: ColourCoop – “Colourful Cooperation”

More information: Project website; Facebook page of the project; Website of the Cultural Center “Kolo”; Facebook page of the Center “Kolo”

 

23 September 2019 – Theatre performances for children

About the event: Two theatre performances created by children from Subotica and Szeged within project THEATRO will be presented in scope of the 26th Subotica International Children's Theatre Festival.

Location: Open University Subotica and the Children's theatre in Subotica, Subotica, Serbia

Time: the first play starts at 11:00 and the second play starts  at 17:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: THEATRO – “Theatre art as a regional hub for children's socialization”

More information: Facebook page of the project

 

22-27 September 2019 – Theatre performances by Kövér Béla Puppet Theatre

About the event: Visiting performances of Kövér Béla Puppet Theatre during the 26th edition of Subotica International Children's Theatre Festival 2019. Two performances from Kövér Béla Puppet Theatre programme will be presented to Serbian audience within the Festival’s accompanying program.

Location: Subotica, Serbia – the venue will be announced soon

Time: the time will be announced soon

Language: Hungarian

Organized by the project: THEATRO – “Theatre art as a regional hub for children's socialization”

More information: Facebook page of the project

 

24 September 2019 – Closing conference of the project WATERatRISK

About the event: The Closing conference in Serbia will summarize the results of the project, and present the interactive website and the GeoApp developed within the project.

Location: Congress Center Master - Hall No. 6, Novi Sad Fair, Hajduk Veljkova 11, Novi Sad, Serbia

Time: 10:00 – 13:00 (10:00 – 11:00 Press conference; 11:00 – 12:00 – the official part; and 12:15 – 13:00 – lunch) 

Language: Serbian

Organized by the project: WATERatRISK – “Improvement of drought and excess water monitoring for supporting water management and mitigation of risks related to extreme weather conditions”

More information: Web page of the project; Facebook page of the project

 

27 – 29 September 2019 – The 1st International Brass Music Festival and Contest in Mórahalom

About the event: The 1st International Brass Music Festival in Mórahalom offers a chance for classical brass and wood brass bands to introduce themselves and to compete with one another. The merging of the Serbian and the Hungarian culture through art is an important element of this Festival. The Festival, will also introduce musical instruments, joyful music, round table discussions and professional workshops.

Location: Serbian Cultural Center Mórahalom (Szerb kulturális központ Mórahalom), Röszkei road 44, 6782 Mórahalom, Hungary

Time: 27 September at 18:00 – 29 September at 14:00

Language: Hungarian and Serbian

Organized by the project: ColourCoop – “Colourful Cooperation”

More information: Project website; Facebook page of the project; Website of the Cultural Center “Kolo”; Facebook page of the Center “Kolo”

 

2 October 2019 – Exhibition PLANTSVITA project for the environment-friendly agriculture"

About the event: The Exhibition will present the project’s objectives, expected results and the results achieved up-to-date via film. Additionally, the project will present the capacity of the CB PLANTSVITA Centre via a slide show. The event is open to public. Each visitor who expresses interest will be informed about the advantages of the Ecological Pest Management and the potential features of new products that will be developed within the project PLANTSVITA.

Location: Open University, Trg cara Jovana Nenada 15, Subotica, Serbia

Time: 11.30-16:00

Language: Serbian

Organized by the project: PLANTSVITA – “Development of soil type adapted microbiological products promoting ecological pest management”

More information: Project website; Facebook page of the project;

 

2-3 October 2019 – International conference "Challenges for the development of new tourist niches"

About the event: This two-day international conference will host experts from the tourism sector from the countries in the region that face similar challenges as Hungary and Serbia in terms of development of new tourist destinations to exchange experiences and to present good practices in solving concrete problems.

Location:

  • 2 October 2019 – Municipality of Irig, Vrdnik Spa, Kasina, Milice Stojadinović street, 22408 Vrdnik
  • 3 October 2019 – Novi Sad, Master centar – Novosadski Fair, Hadjuk Veljkova street 11, 21000 Novi Sad

Time: 9:30-16:00

Language: English

Organized by the project: NATESS – “Natural selfness”

More information: Project website; Facebook page of the project;

 

During this initiative, the Joint Secretariat of the Programme will post regular updates about the above-mentioned events on the Programme’s pages on the social media networks Facebook and LinkedIn.

The European Cooperation Day is an annual observance taking place on 21 September and the surrounding weeks to celebrate the achievements of territorial cooperation in different regions in Europe, including the neighbouring countries of the European Union. 

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