NETWORLD PROJEKT (Networking in Preserving the First World War Multicultural Heritage in the Danube Countries – “Umrežavanje u očuvanju višenacionalnog naslijeđa Prvog svjetskog rata podunavskih zemalja”) odobren je u okviru Prvog poziva za projektne prijedloge Interreg Dunavskog transnacionalnog programa 2014-2020 (DTP): Prioritetna osa 2 –
NETWORLD PROJECT (Networking in Preserving the First World War Multicultural Heritage in the Danube Countries) was approved under the First Call for Proposals of the Interreg Danube Transnational Program 2014-2020 (DTP): Priority axis 2 – Environment and culture responsible Danube Region, Specific Objective 2.2 – Fostering sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources. The lead partner in this project is the Development Center of the Soča valley from Slovenia. The project involves a total of 14 partners from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. One of the project implementation partners is the Department for Development and International Projects of Zenica-Doboj Canton. Project duration is 30 months.
The NETWORLD project aims to implement a systematic approach to the management and use of resources and cultural heritage from the First World War in the areas of the Danube countries, combining this heritage with sustainable cultural tourism, developing cultural and tourist strategies, tools, tourist routes and services.
Within the realization of part of project activities, on 29th May 2018, Department for Development and International Projects of Zenica-Doboj canton, a creative workshop was held for elementary and high school students, with the aim to get young people acquainted with cultural and historical heritage from the Central Bosnia region. The participants of the creative workshop were divided into groups, and each group received different and unique tasks.
In cooperation with the Zenica City Museum, visits to the following locations were organized:
- Saint Elias church
- Hadži Mazić House
- Zenica City Museum
- Arcelor Mittal Museum in Zenica
In each of these locations, participants, along with mentors, had the opportunity to see, find out and learn about the history of the city of Zenica. When returning to the venue of the workshop, each group prepared presentations called “Treasure Hunt” in which the historical legacy of visited sites was presented.
The aim of the creative workshops of the project is to present the project, raise the interest of young people to participate in the future activities of the project as well as to preserve the cultural and historical heritage.