The project “Active Art for Attractive Tourism – ARTOUR” is co-financed by the European Union through European Regional Development Fund under the Interreg V-A Romania – Bulgaria programme. The total budget of the project is 454 130.10 Euro, of which co-financing from the ERDF – 386 010.58 Euro, national public co-financing – 59 032.38 Euro and co-financing from the partners – 9 087.14 Euro. The INTERREG V-A Romania-Bulgaria program is aimed at developing the cross-border region between the two countries. The main strategic objective of the program is:
To bring together the people, communities and economies of the Romania-Bulgaria border region to participate in the joint development of a cooperative area, using its human, natural and environmental resources and advantages in a sustainable way.
The eligible Programme territory includes 7 Romanian counties (Mehedinti, Dolj, Olt, Teleorman, Guirgiu, Calarasi and Constanta) and 8 administrative Bulgarian districts (Vidin, Montana, Vratsa, Pleven, Veliko Tarnovo, Rousse, Silistra and Dobrich), as follows: