project acronym: I am your Guide

project fullname: I am your Guide - History in your backyard!

lifetime: 2009 - 2010

programme: Life Long Learning - Leonardo da Vinci

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about: I am your Guide – History in your backyard is an LLP project which has a duration of 24 months and includes partners from 6 EU states. The partners are: Het Perspectief – Belgium, Caer Alyn Heritage and Archaeological Project – Wales, CULTURE CIRCLE Full Legal Name KULTURBURO WIEN – Austria, Utenos švietimo centras – Lithuania, CEPAPUB TETUAN- Spain, Acrosslimits - Malta

The main goals that have been set by the partners are: to strengthen the social cohesion of and integration in the neighbourhood by digging in the community heritage and investigating connections with other cultures. to make European citizens more aware and appreciative of culture treasures in their own countries and other EU member states to create the conditions for building upon the thematic richness and geographic diversity of Europe’s cultural traditions and social identities to promote digitisation at local/regional level

The participants will be provided with training in digitisation, dissemination and handling of historical content. These skills will be put to use in a practical manner by collecting historical content such as photo’s, films, articles, testimonies of the neighbourhood, digitalize the material and share it with the partners. Connections and common aspects will be investigated and differences will be compared. Real and virtual visits, exhibitions based on the collected material as well as visits to performances and museums will be organized.