Celebrating together European Cooperation Day: 9 october 2020 - European Cooperation Day
Oct 09

Celebrating together European Cooperation Day: 9 october 2020

BARI, Italy
09 Oct - 09 Oct
09:30 - 18:30

A full day to celebrate cooperation and 30 years of INTERREG, to tell about common territories and identities, to discuss the results of European territorial cooperation in the 2014-20 period and to identify common strategies and actions for the new programming phase.

The initiative, organized by Puglia Region – Office for International Policy Coordination, in collaboration with Interreg V-A Greece-Italy, Interreg IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro,  and ENI CBC MED, will be held on 9 October at the Fiera del Levante in Bari. The meeting entitled “Cooperation for Tourism and Culture in the Mediterranean area” will open the day (Hall 152 – 9.30/13.30), with presentation of project results and a discussion about the 2021-27 programming phase. Project videos focused on culture and tourism will be screened throughout the day.

In the afternoon there will be the Film Festival “The journey and the memory” (Cineporto – 14.30/18.30), with screening of 19 short films produced by the projects CIRCE (Interreg IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro) and CIAK (Interreg V-A Greece-Italy), both led by Apulia Film Commission. In the afternoon there will be a Networking event entitled, Cooperation work creates enterprise: Networking among the start-ups trained and supported by several funded projects of Interreg Greece-Italy Programme, (Pavillon 152 room 3 h 15-17.30).

The start-ups born from the cooperation projects Craft-Lab, Incuba, Pit Stop, Sparc and Traces will present experiences, ideas and future perspective. An event to share cooperation stories, contaminate the different worlds of start-ups and sow the seeds of networking for future planning. With the participation of the Silverwellbeing and Yess projects.

Details about the events and registrations (with free access to the Fair) on Puglia Region website.

From 3 October until 11 October, there is also Craft-Lab exhibition “From residencies to design and art start-ups: regenerating craftsmanship” (Furniture Pavilion, stand n. 424-425). The artworks realized by start-ups and young artists during the laboratories of fabrics, mosaic and ceramics that took place last year in Martina Franca, Gravina di Puglia, Grottaglie, Corfu, Lefkada and Cephalonia will be showed.

Access will be regulated in compliance with anti Covid-19 measures.