The “Local Holidays” competition is a competition that promotes new and innovative ideas in the field of tourism, and provides support opportunities to bring it into being. If you have such an idea, you can bring it through this competition.
The Ministry of Tourism and Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in cooperation with the RisiAlbania project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC, organizes the first national competition called “Local Feasts” for the coastal, southeastern and area areas identified in the strategy of “100 Villages” in order to foster the development of traditional festivals, focused on culinary, gastronomic and traditional activities; and / or about activities cultural, religious and historical. These activities will help to create new economic opportunities by adding value to existing ones, through cooperation with local entrepreneurship, providing a rich and authentic experience for tourists and domestic and foreign tourists in these regions.
The Ministry of Tourism and Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development invite all interested municipalities to submit a Project Idea to develop and implement authentic festivals of culinary or cultural tradition with the main focus of coastal, southeastern and area areas identified in the strategy of “100 Villages”.
The deadline for submitting the Project Idea is 20 April 2018.
All project competitive ideas will be evaluated by a jury composed of expert panel.
The results of the competition will be announced during the public event organized on 27 April 2018.
News Source: Ministry of Tourism and Environment