As part of the project LAGs4EU from the Europe for Citizens program from 19 to 21 August the project activity in Slovenia, organized by the Development Centre “Heart of Slovenia” based in Litija was held.
LAG “Central Istria” participated in the event together with 30 representatives of the Pazin Association of Pensioners and Pazin Folklore Society the second day of the event taking thus part in the rich program of the visit. On this occasion, the participants took a tour of the source of the river Kamniška Bistrica and were presented with the legacy of shepherds from the area of the “Velika planina” (Big Mountain) and demonstrated with traditional cheese making “Trnič” specific to that place. A good example of governance at the local level with the maximum utilization of locally available natural resources was shown in Terme Snovik. As part of the event, participants were also acquainted with the rich history of the Old town of Kamnik through the guided tour of the city and participated in the final KAMFEST – summer festival in Kamnik, rich in its cultural and artistic program.
This event was held as the last project activity planned for this year, but implementation continues in next spring events in Lithuania and Romania.