Karelia ENPI CBC Programme
Euregio Karelia: museum hypertext
Contract 2012-04-426


Priority: cultural cooperation

Project duration: 12.01.2013 - 31.12.2014

Applicant (Lead partner): Creative industries and cultural tourism development fund

The overall objective: to encourage the development of the Euregio Karelia cross-border cultural space based on new common vision, identification and museum interpretation of historical and cultural features, internal and outer interconnections and links, in the context of actualization of the new communication technologies.

Specific objectives:

  • Active involvement of value, information, communication and creative potential of museums and communities cooperating with them into the process of economic, social and cultural development of the Euregio Karelia region.
  • Modernization of the museum field in the Euregio Karelia region by developing, adjusting and integrating new concept-based approaches, methods and technologies that provide consumers of museum services with expanded possibilities for a more efficient exploration (also individual) of the local cultural heritage.  

The main activities:

  • Creation of an open museum information system of the Euregio Karelia;
  • For museums: technical upgrade, renovations, creation of new exhibitions, development of development strategies for municipal museums of the Republic of Karelia;
  • A number of problem-based, educational, presentation-based seminars/conferences, study tours, exhibitions;
  • Photo and multimedia exhibition "Destination - Karelia" by photoartists Anastasia Khoroshilova (Russia) and Jakko Heikkilä in Moscow, St.Petersburg, Petrozavodsk, Helsinki, Joensuu;
  • Promotion of museum products and services to the travel markets of Russia and Finland. Releasing printed materials, production of new souvenirs products for museums.

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This project is funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland