Literary Atlantic heritage of the second half of the 20th century - Literary and creative tourism 2016-12-02 15:22:42
The BELO project aims to bring together in a literary network Portuguese, Spanish, French, English and Irish writers from the second half of the twentieth century, with a strong Atlantic identity and body of work, in order to develop a literary and creative tourist niche by doing activities that promote competitiveness and innovation.
The BELO project will be sustained by the houses and places where these writers lived and wrote their works.
1. Develop joint actions to preserve the cultural heritage of the Atlantic area in the field of literature
2. Create tourist attraction and cultural boosting clusters stationed in the houses of the selected writers for this partnership
3. Create clusters that attract other cultural and natural heritages
4. Promote new tourist attraction niches (literary and creative tourism) to develop the economy and create new jobs
5. Diversify the tourism and cultural offer
6. Develop cultural activities and events like festivals, fairs, gatherings and Historic recreations to enhance the attractiveness of the Atlantic area and involving local communities
7. Organise literary peddy papers and walking tours of existing routes and tracks and literary sea cruises
8. Encourage creative writing workshops for young people in the writers' houses
9. Use sections of the writers' houses to create literary residences
10. Develop communication and marketing strategies to promote literary tourism activities
Lead partner
Município de Rio Maior » Portugal
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Organization types:

  • Organizações públicas locais


  • Portugal


  • Alentejo
Contact person
Miguel Canavilhas
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