Museo Memoria de Andalucía

Caja Granada Cultural Centre

Granada, Spain



Day 1 – CHRISTA Final Conference – Thursday, 24th October 2019 

9:00 Registration 

9:30 SESSION 1: Opening & Keynote Address – CHRISTA Interreg Europe main results 

Moderator: Nicolas Tsifoutis, Marketing Manager – Pafos Regional Board of Tourism, Cyprus, CHRISTA Project lead partner 

 CHRISTA Introduction video 

 Opening address - Ana Muñoz Arquelladas, Delegate Deputy of Employment and Sustainable Development of the Diputación de Granada, Spain

 Address by CHRISTA Lead Partner - Roula Agrotou, Pafos Regional Board of Tourism, Cyprus

 Keynote address: Sustainable Cultural Tourism: follow up to EYCH2018 - Anne Grady European Commission DG Education and Culture (DG EAC)

 Overall Achievements and Results of the CHRISTA Interreg Europe project, Manos Vougioukas, CHRISTA Project Coordinator

 Interreg Europe: state of play - Charo Camacho, Policy officer, Interreg Europe Secretariat

11:00 Coffee break 

11:30 SESSION 2: CHRISTA Project Results by Project Theme 

 CHRISTA Project Documentary (video) 

 Results by Project Theme 4 I s :

o Intangible Heritage – Inter-Community of Ave, Portugal

o Industrial Heritage – Västra Götaland region, Sweden

o Heritage Interpretation – Sibiu County Tourism Association, Romania

o Innovation and Digitisation – Vidzeme Tourism Association, Latvia

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch 

14:30 SESSION 3: Action Plans Implementation inc. Pilot Actions (parallel) 

Stream A 

Intangible and Industrial Heritage

Veneto Region, Italy 

Pafos, Cyprus 

Vastra Gotaland, Sweden 

Ave, Portugal 

Sibiu, Romania 

Central Macedonia, Greece 

 Stream B

Heritage Interpretation

Granada, Spain 

Vidzeme, Latvia 

Burgas, Bulgaria 

Veneto, Italy 

Ave, Portugal 

Sibiu, Romania

Stream C Innovation/ Digitisation 

Burgas, Bulgaria 

Vastra Gotaland, Sweden 

Central Macedonia, Greece 

Granada, Spain (pilot action) 

Vidzeme, Latvia (pilot action) 

Pafos, Cyprus (pilot action) 

15:30 Coffee break 

16:00 SESSION 4: Action Plan Implementation – Policy makers Panel Discussion 

'How can we ensure legacy of the CHRISTA project in policy change regarding the 4Is, towards sustainable cultural tourism development and promotion?' 

 Roula Agrotou – Board Member, Pafos Regional Board of Tourism, Cyprus 

 Lars Nordström - Region Västra Götaland, Sweden

 Myriam Prieto Labra - Diputacion de Granada, Spain

 Alin Chipăilă – President, Sibiu County Tourism Association, Romania

 Radovesta Stewart - Regional historical museum Burgas, Bulgaria

 Guntars Velcis – Mayor of Ērgļi Municipality, Latvia

 Katerina Kolia – Deputy Head of Tourism Promotion, Region of Central Macedonia, Greece

17:30 End of 1st day 

19:30 Departure to Carmen de los Mártires 

20:30 Conference Dinner at Carmen de los Mártires Palace 


 Awards ceremony for ‘Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism 2019’ 

Overall Theme for 2019: CHRISTA

ECTN in partnership with Europa Nostra, European Travel Commission and NECSTouR, supported by Iter Vitis Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

 Cultural programme