The Interreg-IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia Programme celebrated this year’s European Cooperation Day with 15 events, which seven projects being implemented within the Programme, organized throughout September and in early October.
The events provided over 5,000* visitors with opportunities to experience the cross-border cooperation between the organizations from Hungary and Serbia in action, while enjoying outdoor festivals, free-of-charge sports events, art exhibitions, theatre plays for children and much more.
Through this initiative, the projects: ActiveGirls – “Support sport and physical activity of girls”, CB BASKET – “Cross-border basket games”, CommonHeritage – “Together for Common Future of Common Cultural Heritage”, FOLKcoolTOUR – “Folklore and Culture as Touristic Attractions - Hidden Values and Treasures”, OPTI-BIKE – “Optimising traffic in the border zone, planning and construction of bicycle paths”, 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” helped raise awareness about the value the EU investments have for the region.
Photo Gallery capturing some of the best moments from the events celebrating the European Cooperation Day 2018 in the Hungary-Serbia border region.
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.
*Estimated number of visitors