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Project


Virtual Maritza - Merich Cuisine

 

Regional Municipalities Association "Maritza" is a nongovernmental organisation, registered in 1997 in Haskovo, Bulgaria. .

2018 Regional Municipalities Association "Maritza"

 

Headquarters:
6300 Haskovo,
4, Tzar Osvoboditel Str.
 

Contact address:
Business Incubator, 6310 Klokotnitsa village


maritza@maritza.info

tel: +359 38 66 5021
fax: +359 38 66 4869

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The project is co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC BulgariaTurkey Programme 2014-2020
 


 

Project: Virtual Maritza - Merich Cuisine, CB005.1.23.017

 

National Authority: Ministry for Regional Development and Public Works, GD "Management of territorial cooperation", Republic of Bulgaria

 

Funding programme: Interreg-IPA CBC BulgariaTurkey
Programme 2014-2020

 

Lead partner: RMA "Maritza"

 

Partners: RCP of Merich region

 

Period of implementation: 21.03.2017 - 20.06.2018

 

Overall objective

The project overall objective is to contribute to increasing networking between Haskovo & Merich regions for development of sustainable tourism based on traditional cuisine through cross-border initiatives. 

 

Specific objectives

1) Planning & implementation of field survey in Haskovo & Merich regions for collection traditional recipes of both regions & local food establishments for traditional cuisine;

2) Developing ICT tool & smart app for presentation & promotion of traditional cuisine of Haskovo & Merich regions & for networking between project partners, regional actors in tourism.

3) Enhancing promotion and cultivation of CB traditional cuisine as part of cultural heritage of Haskovo and Merich.

 

Activities

Activity 1: Field surveys in Haskovo

Activity 2: Field surveys in Merich

Activity 3: Video cooking - Haskovo and Merich traditional recipes

Activity 4: Web platform "Virtual Chef" and "Haskovo & Merich cooking" application

Activity 5: Haskovo & Merich Cooking Festival

Activity 6: Information and Publicity in BG

Activity 7: Information and Publicity in Turkey

 

Expected results

- Survey Traditional recipes of Haskovo region and Survey Traditional recipes of Merich region;
- Survey "Local places with traditional cuisine in Haskovo region" and Survey "Local places with traditional cuisine in Merich region";
- Map Local places with traditional cuisine in Haskovo region and Merich region;
- 10 long and 10 short videos presenting traditional recipes from Haskovo;
- 10 long and 10 short videos presenting traditional recipes from Merich;
- Web platform "Virtual Chef" - joint platform for traditional culinary characteristics of Haskovo and Merich in three languages;
- Smart application for mobile devices: Haskovo & Merich cooking - presents  Haskovo & Merich traditional recipes in fast and easy cooking in three languages;
- Haskovo & Merich Cooking Festival;
- Traditional Cuisines Recipe Book "Culinary delights of Haskovo - Merich border region" in Bulgarian and Turkish;
- Information brochures, publications, press conferences, Project meetings.
 

Useful links

- Interreg-IPA CBC BulgariaTurkey Programme 2014-2020 - www.ipacbc-bgtr.eu

- EuropeAid Cooperation Office - http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/index_en.htm

 

Project progress

- 26.04.2017 - Market research for the implementation of Survey "Traditional recipes of Haskovo region" and Survey "Local places with traditional cuisine in Haskovo region"

- 26.04.2017 - Market  research for the development of web platform "Virtual Chef", development of smart application "Haskovo & Merich cooking", development of map "Local places with traditional cuisine in Haskovo region"

- 12.05.2017 - First Project meeting in Edirne, Turkey

- 16.05.2017 - Implementation of Single tender procedure "Field survey Traditional recipes of Haskovo region. Field survey local places with traditional cuisine in Haskovo region", CB005.1.23.017 Surveys A1 (Instruction to tenderers, Tender submission form, Draft contract, Declaration on honour)

- 29.05.2017 - Initial press conference, Business Incubator, Klokotnitsa

- 26.06.2017 - Implementation of Single tender procedure "Development of web platform, smart application, map", CB005.1.23.017 Web A1 (Instruction to tenderers, Tender submission form, Draft contract and Declaration)

- 05.07.2017 - Implementation of inquiry for traditional recipes from Haskovo region with target groups:

1. Physical persons from Haskovo region- here you can find the link for the online inquiry (inactive)

2. Representatives of community centres in Haskovo region -  here you can find the link for the online inquiry (inactive)

- 06.07.2017 - Implementation of inquiry among food establishments for traditional cuisine in Haskovo region - here you can find the link for the online inquiry (inactive)

20.09.2017 - Survey "Traditional recipes of Haskovo region" -BulgarianTurkishEnglish

- 20.09.2017 - Survey "Local places with traditional cuisine in Haskovo region" - BulgarianTurkishEnglish

- 20.09.2017 - Map "Local places with traditional cuisine in Haskovo region"

- 20.09.2017 - Survey "Traditional recipes of Merich" - Bulgarian, Turkish, English 

- 20.09.2017 - Survey "Local food estabishments for traditional cuisine in Merich region" - Bulgarian, Turkish, English

- 20.09.2017 - Map "Local food estabishments for traditional cuisine in Merich region"

- 20.09.2017 - Common map "Local places with traditional cuisine in Haskovo region and Merich"

- 31.10.2017 - Implementation of Single tender procedure "Development of videos presenting traditional recipes of Haskovo and Merich", CB005.1.23.017 Videos A1 - tender dossier

- 11.12.2017 - Second Project meeting, Bulgaria

- Publications in local and regional media in May - June 2017 - haskovo.info; haskovo.net; izvestnik.info; "Most" newspaper

- Publications in local and regional media in December 2017 - haskovo.info; haskovo.net; izvestnik.info; "Most" newspaper

- "Virtual Maritza - Merich Cuisine" in Facebook

- "Virtual Maritza - Merich Cuisine" in YouTube

 

Last updated: 07.02.2018

 


 
RMA Maritza

Business Incubator

6310 Klokotnitsa, Haskovo

tel./fax: +359 38 664869

maritza@maritza.info

www.maritza.info

This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Turkey Programme, CCI No 2014TC16I5CB005. The content of this publication are the sole responsibility of RMA "Maritza" and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union or the Managing Authority of the Programme.

 
 
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