09.06.2007 -

Virtual Culture and Its Impact on Cultural Tourism: Experiences from South-East Europe. Zagreb (Croatia) 14-15 June 2007

The Culturelink Network / Institute for International Relations, with the support of the UNESCO Office in Venice, is organizing an international symposium on Virtual Culture and Its Impact on Cultural Tourism: Experiences from South-East Europe, to be held in Zagreb, Croatia on 14-15 June 2007.

This symposium will focus on the topic of cultural institutions' and organizations' web presence and their impact on attracting cultural tourism market. This symposium is to present research studies and best practice examples of cases that confirm a great role of cultural institutions' and organizations' virtual presence and its impact on cultural tourism regardless of the sector they belong to (public, private, civil). The symposium will gather cultural practitioners and experts from South-East Europe. The results of the symposium are expected to be reflected in the local/national cultural policies stressing the importance of digital culture. A publication containing research studies of digital culture and its impact on cultural tourism based on the same methodology for all countries participating at the symposium (Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia and Serbia) is planned to be produced and will contain concrete proposals for cultural and cultural tourism policy planning. The working language of the symposium will be English. In order to register, please fill in online registration form.

For more information, please contact: Daniela Angelina Jelinčić, PhD, Culturelink/IMO, Vukotinovićeva 2, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia, tel.: +385-1-4877489; fax: +385-1-4828361; e-mail: daniela@irmo.hr; http://www.culturelink.org/tourism.html

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