Border Light

Title of the project, No. Border light, ELRI-135
Programme Estonia-Latvia-Russia cross border cooperation Programme within European Neighbourhood and Partnership instrument 2007-2013Priority III: Promotion of people to people cooperation Measure3.2 Cooperation in spheres of culture, sport, education, social and health.
Project duration 01.04.2012 -30.09.2013, signed Grant Contract 16.11.2011.
Project Applicant (Lead partner) Valka Municipality Council
Project partner Administration of municipal formation «Town of Gatchina», Gatchina Municipal District
Project overall objective Improve intermediate culture relations between Latvia and Russia)
Specific objectives 1) Improve artistry of Valka and Gatchina amateur theatre actors (stage 2 Russian dramatist plays), 2) To educate through experience, cooperation and common work involved institutions and persons (organize 6 training seminaries and 4 exchange of experience trips), 3)Informed society about theatre companies, traditions (organize 2 theatre festivals, publish book about amateur theatres book, booklets, brochures, elaborated new chapter in partner official home pages) , 4) Provide sound and light equipment to ensure qualitative performances.
  1. Organized two theatre festivals (Valka, Gatchina)
  2. Organized 4 exchange of
  experience trips


  1. Stage 2 Russian dramatist plays
  2. Organized 6 one day training seminaries for amateur theatres (3 in LV, 3-RU)
  3. Published 1200 books about amateur theatres
  4. Elaborated new chapter in partner official home pages
  5. Published brochures and booklets
Total Project budget 161602 EUR, Valka Municipality – 100352 EUR, Gatchina – 61250 EUR
ENPI co-finacing 90 % or 145451,80 EUR, 90316,80 EUR – Valka Municipality and 55125 EUR Gatchina
Partners contribution in cash 10 % or 16160,20 EUR, 10035,20 EUR Valka Municipality and 6125 EUR Gatchina
Project manager Gunta SmaneHead of Planning and Developmentdepartment


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