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  • Short Form: Strength Cultura
  • Complete name: Capitalising of fortified social heritage for lasting development and also competitiveness of cities and also regions
  • Priority: Competitiveness.
  • Location of Treatment:4.3 Capitalising on Cultural Resources for Even More Attractive
  • Cities and Areas.
  • Period: July 2012 – December 2014 (30 months).
  • Overall spending plan:.
  • ERDF contribution: EUR 1.626.464,00.
  • EUR 1.280.883,40.

Partnership:. City of Kostrzyn nad Odrą (Lubuskie, PL), Austrian State Archives (Wien, AT), Jaromer District (Severovychod, CZ), Humboldt-University at Berlin (Berlin, DE), City of Kronach (Bayern, DE), Thuringian Institute for Advanced Studies and Education and learning reg. ass. (Thüringen, DE), ECCOFORT reg. Ass. -European Collaboration Centre of Fortified Heritage- (Berlin, DE), Fort Monostor Armed Force Cultural Facility Komarom (Kozep-Dunantul, HU), Province of Verona (Veneto, IT), ZVKDS – Institute for the Defense of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia (, AT), L’viv Regional State Administration (Lviv, UA).


Forte Cultura – Summary.

Historic strengthened monuments, citadel systems and also fortified relicts are to be discovered in all main European areas. This special cultural heritage, partly granted with security standing, stands for the unique identity as well as appearance of central Europe’s cities as well as areas.

Nevertheless, it also encounters a general trouble of insufficient upkeep as well as exercise. Global collaboration can assist the areas, in this really context, to capitalise on their social heritage for city, social and social advancement, advertise the tourist business as well as conceptually prepare investments in related tourist and monolith protection.

The specialty CULTURA task intends to enhance new quality right into the particular sector of cultural heritage by promotion of the strengthened heritage and also expertise exchange about the monuments’ security and modern-day utilisation.

  • GOALS.
  • Strong Suit Cultura – Purposes

Within FORTE CULTURA, partners standing for various dates and also designs of prepared heritage, collaborate on options for far better market implementation of fortified heritage along with systemic regional policies stimulating the fortified heritage’ s potential. The basic goal of the job is the mobilisation of social heritage as a resource for lasting financial growth of cities and regions in central Europe, and the enhancement of their competitiveness, appearance and identity.

The job additionally plans to establish a new cultural path from the Baltic to the Adratic Sea, called ‘Specialty Cultura’, connecting cities as well as regions with strengthened heritage. The joint techniques on monolith economic situation, monolith monitoring, as well as promotion of tourist as well as on investments initiation will be developed.

  • Strong Suit Cultura – Expected Outcome.

While capitalising on cultural heritage as well as specifically promoting the strengthened heritage, the task will certainly help to enhance the financial basis of participating cities and also regions, hereby produce revenue as well as disburden public spending plan, create new work and enhance new top quality into the heritage administration. The project companions will take advantage of expertise exchange about new cutting-edge social marketing and security of monoliths.

The visualisation of established techniques will be safeguarded by the execution of pilot tasks (e.g. boost the availability of picked websites by means of waterways). Accumulated information about prepared heritage will certainly moreover be stored at online data source and data regarding local prepared heritage will certainly be offered using national information factors.

  • TASKS.
  • Specialty Cultura – Tasks.
  • Summary of tasks:.

In the CENTRAL EUROPE Program job strength CULTURA, 12 companions and 7 Associated Establishments from 8 countries create new ways, instruments as well as solutions to capitalise the social heritage of stronghold as payment to the lasting growth and competition of cities and areas.

The fortified cultural heritage represents the unique identity and also good looks of Central Europe. It suggests the European history, as well as crucial historical events as well as dropped realms.

During the second working stage the high quality as well as strength of the transnational teamwork combined and an excellent progression in the realisation of the planned outcomes was produced. The advancement of the society path “Forte Cultura” of strengthened monoliths began with the discussion procedure of a basic concept.

A first framework was specified as outcome of varied conversation and examination between some task partners as well as experts.

The proficiency of the European Institute of Society Routes.

Luxembourg permits to introduce valuable functional experiences, concerning concerns of effective culture route structures, efficient administration as well as in the advancement of ingenious advertising instruments for a large spread of information.

In the contact in between the European INTERREG-IV-C-project CERTESS and also FORTE CULTURA the experience exchange, essential impulses and also learning process for society path development were produced.

For the society path an intriguing Logo with recognizing components of the special protection style of stronghold was developed. As basic version, an initial draft of journey to the Fortified Ideal Cities in between Bohemia (CZ) and Lombardy (IT) was produced. On this basis the following thematic journeys ought to developed, reflecting the various sorts of fortification and the regional peculiarities.

First ideas and also draft of principles for citadel advertising and also product positioning at the visitor markets were prepared.

  1. During the visitand calls on the International Tourist Fair in Berlin, the high passion of trip operators, fortress cities, stronghold as well as areas in entire Europe were registered.
  2. As first prospective participants of the culture course Forte Cultura, the citadels Königstein (D) as well as Kufstein (A) chose to work intensive in the job.

With the transnational standing analysis of practised administration models for stronghold got new understanding as well as knowledge’s of citadel administration. The description of finest methods allows the qualification of citadel administration as payment for capitalising of the fortified heritage.

The global evaluation of well-known typical technologies for citadel building and construction compares the demands of modern technologies for preservation, protection as well as nature administration of fortified heritage. The evaluation has actually been validated that the task Specialty Cultura must bring a fantastic payment to the keeping and dissemination of conventional knowledge as well as competences for citadels.