Economusées Northern Europe 1.19

Artisans at work.

Economusée Northern Europe will combine culture, craft and tourism to create an economy platform for craft artisans practicing traditional techniques in order to help the crafts survive and create new jobs. The project, which focused on rural or remote communities, will assist with transformation of businesses to showcase their indigenous cr... More...
Aim & Objectives:
Develop learning travel for tourists in culture, crafts and heritage through systematic development plan for local businesses/SMEs Developing Export markets and the economy of the region through international and national Crafts Tourist Trail To create conditions for artisans to continue to produce crafts by increase in sales and transmit their ... More...
Expected Outcomes:
A heritage that earns its keep ! Economusée Northern Europe will is an extraordinary network of 7 partner countries to preserve heritage crafts and local economies through tourism. The 18 new economusee in Northern Europe will prove to be sustainable and operational businesses showcasing their crafts and traditions by their own means an... More...
Reported Outcomes:
The first Economusee in Northern Europe, the Aurland shoemaker was opened 1st July 2009 by the Norwegian Minister for Communication and Transport, Ms. Liv Signe Navarsete. The no. 2 Canadian Economusee Bilodeau Fur dealer and Bootmaker was opened soon after in Normandin village of Quebec Province. The Oselvar Boatbuilder outside Bergen, opened on... More...
Priority: 1. Promoting innovation and competitiveness in remote and peripheral areas
Objective: i. Innovation, networks and competitiveness
Theme: Tourism, recreation, cultural heritage, languages

Total Budget: € 1 838 282
Total Funding Request: € 967 278

Start Date: 01/01/2008
End Date: 31/03/2011

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