Democracy and Governance
Local Economic development
: DECENTRALIZED ADMINISTRATION OF MACEDONIA & THRACE
Ministry of Finance, Customs Administration
REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND OF CENTRAL MACEDONIA
Ministry of Interior (FYROM)
: The goal of CONNECT project is to enable museums of the CB area to network around a triangle of 3 museums (Alphabet museum of Bitola, Olympic Museum of Thessaloniki and Folklore museum of Stavros) creating an innovative multidiciplinary cooperation platform, in order to promote intercultural dialogue, knowledge transfer, promote access to culture using innovative ICT and improve their services to public and society, while promoting visitors mobility, tourism and sustainable development. The project through the use of active networking, green interventions and ICT applications in the three museums improves their services, creates state of the art touristic services and products such as on-line thematic museum roots and mobilizes tourist services providers towards sustainable cultural tourism. Through the project the beneficiaries gain experience and know-how while benefiting from the implementation of activities for improved museums services and cultural accessibility. The target groups gain knowledge, skills and capacity to improve their services to public and society .The project/programme area benefits from cultural enhancement, increased mobility and strengthening of local touristic economy.