Celebrate with us the European Cooperation Day!

Between September 22 and October 5 the South Baltic Programme invites everyone to celebrate the European Cooperation Day in 5 countries: Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, and Lithuania.

The European Cooperation Day is designed to showcase how cooperation across borders has improved the lives of thousands citizens of the EU in areas such as transport, green technology, sustainable tourism , skills and development, internalization of the small and medium enterprises. At the moment the South Baltic Programe runs or has confirmed 82 projects in the above mentioned areas.

The European Cooperation Day is celebrated in around 40 countries. ‘Sharing borders, growing closer’ is the motto for the celebration of this spirit of cooperation throughout Europe and beyond.

The first celebration of the European Cooperation Day organised by the South Baltic Programme will take place in a beautiful northern city of Poland – Gdańsk.

On 22 September, the Secretariat of the South Baltic Programme invites families with children to Galeria Bałtycka (al. Grunwaldzka 141) from 13:00. Children and parents will get acquainted with the projects run by the Programme. Children will learn about the projects through colouring activities. Everyone will have an opportunity to taste the exceptional national dishes of 5 South Baltic countries.

On 25 September (Tuesday) the event will take place in Malmö (Sweden) at the shopping center Emporia Mall (Hyllie Boulevard 19) from 13:00 where families with young children are invited to the colouring actitivies and all are welcome to dive into the cuisine of 5 countries.

On 28 September, the workshop on the South Baltic Programme and projects is organized  for primary school pupils of Klaipeda, the sea port of Lithuania. The students will learn about the Programme through colouring activities and also through the theatrical performance .Visitors will be invited to try dishes or snacks of 5 different South Baltic countries. The event will take place at Culture Factory (Bangų str. 5) from 12:00 until 18:00. More information about the event in Klaipeda might provide Diana Zaliecke (diana.zaliecke@vilniusjts.eu), the representative of the Programme in Lithuania.

Also on 28 September, we will celebrate the EC day in Aakirkeby in Bornholm (Denmark) at the Fund Fair in the main sport hall (Grønningen 3). The Fair starts at 13.00 and includes activities to promote volunteering all kinds of funding opportunities (EU, state, municipal and private funds). About 300-400 people are expected to visit the fair. We are planning to have a workshop to discuss the project idea on attracting the skilled labour force. The children will learn about the Programme through colouring activities.

On  4 October (Thursday) everyone, especially the young painters with parents, is invited to get acquitted with the Programme and the cuisine of the South Baltic area in the courtyard of the Pommersches Landesmuseum in Greifswald (Germany).

If you wish to find out more about the European Cooperation Day activities, please contact the South Baltic Programme by e-mail: southbaltic@southbaltic.eu.