HASKOVO MUNICIPALITY PROJECT
Vakantzia OOD Continues Its Activities of Fufilling Public Procurement Orders
under European Programs
This time, the program was The Program of European Territorial Cooperation Greece-Bulgaria 2007-2013, and the public procurement order was awarded by the municipality of Haskovo: “Training Workshops under the Project ‘Improvement of Basic Human Skills and Capabilities as Cultural Mediators, Trainers of Adults, and Professional Sportspeople in the Transborder Area through the Development of a System of Lifelong Learning at the Museum’”, co-financed by the European Union through the European Fund for Regional Development (EFRD) and funds from Greece and Bulgaria.
Within the framework of the public procurement order were done the 3 training workshops as they had been planned under the project “Lifelong Learning at the Museum”, using IKT tools, a sensor information kiosk /Multimedia – Infokiosk/, and with the participation of 60 representatives of target groups: professional sportspeople, students and professors from the SWU “N. Rilski” – 20 persons; museum specialists – 20 persons from the following towns and cities: Dimitrovgrad, Harmanli, Svilengrad, Ivaylovgrad, Smolyan, Stara Zagora,, and Kardjali; cultural mediators – 20 persons.
All the activities stipulated in the order were done in an extremely timely fashion, and the workshops themselves were organized and held within a period of 4 days, from 26th through 29th November, 2013, including the days for traveling.
All the participants from the target groups had their transportaion organized for them, and the company Vakantzia took care of the overall logistics related to the drawing up of a list and the registration of the participants, the preparation of a schedule, the departures and the arrivals, the overall logistics of the transfers and the cultural prgram, the ordering and production of materials, the renting of hotels and conference halls, the renting of equipment, the lodging in hotels, the organization of feeding of the participants, the preparation and the supply with equipment of the halls, the ditribution of materials, and so on. Thus, the timely and successful holding of the planned training workshops was ensured.
The training sessions were held in three parallel modules: at the displays of the Regional Museum of History in Haskovo, and in two rented conference halls in the Rhodopi Hotel. The training workshops were held simultaneously in three modules according to the preplanned program, namely:
- First module: Society – health – sports;
- Second module: Olympism, olympic games, values;
- Third module: Continuous education. The education of adults in and through musem institutions.
Besides the training sessions that were held, the company Vakantzia prepared also accomplished a cultural program for all the participants from the target groups, which program included: an organized visit to Museum Center Alexandrovo, and a tour and sightseeing of all the important sites of the city of Haskovo.
All the activities stipulated in the contract with the municipality of Haskovo were completed both within extremely short dedlines (between the signing of the contract on 15th November and 29th November, 2013) and with very high quality, and this was the result of the good coordination and work of the team of the company Vakantzia.
We would also want to express our thanks for the excellent work together and the support provided by The Regional Museum of History of the city of Haskovo in the person of its Director, Mr. Valentin Dimitrov, the project team, and the participating officials. Also, special thanks for all the diligence and professionalism of the management and the personnel of the Rhodopi hotel in the city of Haskovo.