Within the project "Eco-Ethno Centre Adica" in Adica on 22 and 23 October the 4th Vukovar Eco-Ethno Fair was held that brought together 80 exhibitors in a new Trade Fair Centre. The fair, which was a showroom sales in character, are presented the traditional arts and crafts, handicrafts, antiques, and food and beverage producers.
On a daily cultural entertainment program featured the cultural clubs in the area of Vukovar. The fair was opened by the Mayor of Vukovar, Zeljko Sabo, who on this occasion also marked the personal representative of the Croatian President Ivo Josipovic.
The 4th ECO-ETHNO FAIR
It is our pleasure to invite you to the 4. Vukovar Ethno Fair that will be held on 22 and 23 October 2011 (Saturday and Sunday) at the Eco-Ethno Center Adica - Vukovar. The fair will be open from 10.00AM to 7PM.
The fair is designed as an all-day exhibition and trade show:
a) traditional arts and crafts
d) food and beverage
Exhibitors can, together with their exhibition, organize tasting of their products as well as a demonstration of the production of their products.
As a follow-up program, we organized a workshop of traditional handcrafts, folklore program and entertainment for children and adults.
For the purpose of exhibition of your products, we are renting booths at a price of 200,00 HRK.
We are using this opportunity to invite you to exhibit at 4. Vukovar Ethno Fair and contribute to its success!
Contacts: 032/456-573, 032/456-571
|Development of a new tourist product ECO ETHNO CENTRE ADICA – VUKOVAR|
City of Vukovar
: Eco Cultural Association of the City of Vukovar, Tourist Board of Vukovar, Vukovar Proprietors Association
585.394,99 € was financed by the EU, IPA component III C - Regional Competitiveness (74.88%); 196.382,51 € 51 was financed by the City of Vukovar (25.12%).
contribution to the sustainable socio - economic development of the Vukovar-Srijem County by improvement and expansion of local tourist attractions in the city of Vukovar.
development and improvement of tourist infrastructure and to create economic activities around a new tourist product Eco Ethno Centre Adica.
Expected Output from the Project:
1. Construction of infrastructure in the area of the Eco Ethno Centre Adica
2. Improving the capacity of local authorities to develop and manage tourist product Eco Ethno Centre Adica; skills development of local businesses and residents and integrate them into a product
3. Visibility of new tourist product Eco Ethno Centre Adica has improved and continues with the promotion
Expected output in figures:
At least 35 small and medium-sized enterprises, 20 employees, 20 pupils / students and 5 institutions will be trained to entrepreneurship in tourism and in order to improve their development and business capacities.
At least four small and medium-sized enterprises and 20 new jobs will be created within one year after the completion of the project Eco Ethno Centre Adica.
Creating opportunities for making extra money by training a minimum of 60 people (mostly women) in traditional manual work (golden and silk embroidery, souvenir productions from leather, wood and / or ceramics).
Sustainability of the project
The project documentation will serve as the basis for the continuation and upgrading of existing activities.
Capacity building component will develop the necessary skills for the local administration to manage the Eco Ethno Centre Adica.
Local businesses and residents will enhance their skills and have a chance for a better position in the commercial and labour market.
According to the feasibility study and CBA, the project is considered financially viable.
Revitalization of Adica woodland and connection of the site to the sewage system will have a positive impact on the environment as waste water will not flow directly into the canal / river Vuka.
Final conference of the project Development of a New Tourism Product „Eco-Ethno Centre Adica" – Vukovar
Final conference of the project Development of a New Tourism Product „Eco-Ethno Centre Adica" – Vukovar, financed by EU fund IPA IIIC was held on 31 January 2012 in Adica Centre.
Guests attending the conference were addressed by the mayor of the City of Vukovar, Mr. Zeljko Sabo, Head of the Department of Economy, EU projects and International cooperation, and Project Coordinator Mr. Dragan Njegić, and Adviser to the Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Ivo Basic.
In their speeches, guest speakers have highlighted great importance of this Project and have thanked to all project partners and associates, service providers, contractors and to all employees of the town administration who have participated in the Project and have contributed to successful implementation of the Project.
Project was presented by Kristina Glumac and Ivana Zujić, associates on the Project.
The goal of the Eco-Ethno Centre Adica is to contribute to development and improvement of tourism-related offer of the town of Vukovar, and with its content the Centre offers restaurant and vine cellar, porch for presentation of autochthon products of Slavonia and Srijem, as well as premises for workshops in traditional handcrafts and locker-rooms for sport activities.
Potential beneficiaries of the Centre are small and medium sized enterprises from Vukovar; attendees of the workshops and unemployed people from Vukovar. The City of Vukovar has recently published Call for interest for potential investors, who are interested to start their businesses in Eco-Ethno Centre Adica. During the final conference, certificate of completion were awarded to all attendees of trainings held during the Project.
Implementation of the Project has started on 10 December 2010 and has lasted for 14 month. The total cost of the Project is EUR 781,777.55, out of which European Union funds the Project with non-refundable amount of EUR 585,394.99.
It is important to highlight that the Central Finance and Contracting Agency has included this Project among examples of successful implementation of the EU funded project in Croatia.
Tourist train arrived in Vukovar
On December 21st, tourist train from Austria has arrived in Vukovar. Procurement and supply of the tourist train is one of the final activities of the City of Vukovar on the implementation of the project Development of a new tourism product "Eco-Ethno Centre Adica" – Vukovar, financed from the EU pre-accession fund IPA IIIc.
Tourist train, which is currently located in the center of the town, has already delighted passengers, and will certainly enhance tourism offer and contribute towards development of the tourism in the City of Vukovar.
Eco Ethno Centre Adica – Vukovar Utilities Infrastructure Construction
The contract to build public utility infrastructure Eco Ethno Centre Adica - Vukovar was signed on 17 June 2011 with the most successful tenderer Eurco Corporation. Infrastructure works started 20 June 2011 and are carried out within the project Development of a New Tourist Product Eco Ethno Centre Adica - Vukovar. The project is funded by the European Union, under the IPA IIIC program, and by the Town of Vukovar.
Latest results and figures
Infrastructure: Built 625 m sewer pressure pipe, 840 m of gravity pipelines, gas connection, 58 on-site parking spaces (4 for disabled persons), 2918 m2 of asphalt pad, 580 m2 of reconstructed existing paved surface, 261 m2 of new asphalt pavements, kids playground, 633 m of major roads, 2413 m of tracks, 83 park settees and 83 litter bins ...
Park rehabilitation: Planted 2400 m2 new grass, 140 trees and 230 shrubs.
Opening conference of the project Development of a new tourism product “Eco-ethno centre Adica” - Vukovar
Opening conference of the project Development of a new tourism product "Eco-ethno centre Adica" - Vukovar was held today in hotel Lav in Vukovar, where the project goals, activities and expected results have been presented.
Introductory speech was given by mayor of the town of Vukovar, Mr. Zeljko Sabo, after which project coordinator, Mr. Dragan Njegic has given introduction to the presentation. Project presentation was given by Jelena Briševac and Kristina Glumac, project associates.
The opening conference was attended by representatives of the City of Vukovar, Vukovar-Srijem County, Croatian chamber of commerce – county commerce Vukovar, Tourist Board Vukovar, Association of Crafts Vukovar, Eco-cultural Alliance Vukovar, representatives of public institutions etc.
Conference was successfully held with approximately 80 attendees.
Presentation is available on the following link.
Activities of the project are as follows:
The first group of activities
1.1. Construction of the sewage system to connect Eco Ethnic Centre Adica with the city's main network,
1.2. Connecting the Eco Ethnic Centre Adica in the gas system,
1.3. Construction of parking lots and roads,
1.4. Revitalization of Adica woodland
- Sanitary felling, clearing shrubs,
- Formation of trails, jogging paths and rest areas,
- Planting indigenous plant species of trees and shrubs,
- Increasing density of existing forest formations,
- Seeding grass on 2400 square metres, 140 dibbled trees and 230 shrubs.
The second group of activities
2.1 Providing technical assistance by a specialist to the City authorities in sustainable development and management of Eco Ethnic Centre Adica,
2.2. Organization of trainings for entrepreneurs,
2.3 Organization of training in traditional crafts.
The third group of activities
3.1 Update website and prepare a promotional DVD,
3.2 Setting up help desk in the Eco Ethnic Centre Adica,
3.3 Organization of the 4th Vukovar Ethnic Fair in Adica,
3.4 Organization of the first and last Project Conference.
3.5 Purchase of the Tourist train
Vaša pitanja, prijedlozi, pohvale i kritike