Arrayán Network for Culture, Heritage and Environment Biosphere Reserve of Sierras de Béjar-France San Esteban de la Sierra E-37671 (Salamanca) Region of Castilla y León
Call: support for European cooperation projects 2021
Strand or category: small-scale cooperation projects
Cultural operator - who are you?
Name of the organisation: Arrayán Network for Culture, Heritage and Environment
Biosphere Reserve of Sierras de Béjar-France
San Esteban de la Sierra E-37671 (Salamanca)
Region of Castilla y León
Website of the organisation:
Contact person: José Ángel Poveda García
Type of organisation:
Professional NGO for the Sustainable Development of the Rural
Scale of the organisation: 2 employees / annual turnover 2020: 37,430.80 €.
PIC number 891008633
Objectives and activities of the organisation:
• Sustainable Development of Rural Territories
• Valorisation of the Human, Natural and Cultural
Heritage (PIC) through the promotion of sustainable and
quality development of Craft Trades, Applied Arts,
Ecotourism, Cultural Tourism and New Cultural and Creative
Industries in the territorial ecosystems of the Rural
Environment, for the benefit of Communities and Peoples.
Role of the organisation in the project:
Previous EU grants received:
Proposed Creative Europe project - which project are you looking for partners for?
Sector or field:
Intangible Cultural Heritage applied to Artistic Crafts, the
Development of Creativity and the innovation of New Cultural and
Creative Industries in rural territories.
Description or summary of the proposed project:
Through the development of the the initial project “Plan EnTre2”
for the recognition, valorisation and innovation of the Intangible
Cultural Heritage of the Traditional Embroidery of the Sierra de
Francia in Salamanca (in the process of being declared a "BIC"
Asset of Cultural Interest), the organisation Red Arrayán has
detected much interest in groups of artists, artisans, and those
wroking in applied arts and new cultural and creative industries in
developing tools and instruments for the creation, design and
development of products and services linked to the iconographic
universe of this heritage that has such a strong cultural syncretism,
with origins and aesthetic and cultural roots coming from all over
the Mediterranean region.
• Support for equipment and operation of the LabCREARTE as a territorial node in the Biosphere Reserve for
Red Arrayán´s Eco-Cultural Design and Innovation,
introducing sustainability aligned with the SDGs, the circular
economy and support for rural women as over-arching
• Research, Discovery and identification of Female and
Senior Talents (Silver generation) in vulnerable groups of
unemployed women and over 55s with skills for application
and incorporation into active life and creative development
in Applied Arts and Artistic Crafts.
• Applied design of participatory, artistic, plastic and manual
eco-cultural immersion methodologies for locals,
tourists and visitors.
• Design and Development of Craft Prototypes based on the
ICH (Intangible Cultural Heritage), with the collaboration of
craft workshops in the area.
• Design and implementation of pilot projects for the
participative and integrated creation of New Ecocultural
Spaces of a public nature in rural areas.
• Design and implementation of pilot projects for the creation
of Land-Art Routes based on ICH (Intangible Cultural
Heritage), with the collaboration of local artists and
craftspeople (mainly women).
• Design and technical study of Projects based on the ICH
with the application of the New Cultural and Creative
• Creation of creative experiences within the framework
of Ecotourism and Cultural Tourism in Rural
• Artistic Residencies in the framework of participation and
creativity integrated in the Intangible Cultural Heritage,
sustainability and the demographic challenge of rural
• Creation of a responsible interactive website with ecommerce, e-learning of Lab-CREARTE, which integrates the actions, experiences and activities of cultural tourism, artistic and eco-cultural creation developed by the collective,
inside and outside the Creative Europe Project.
Partners currently involved in the project:
We have internal partners, but we do not have any European
partners to apply for Creative Europe candidacy.
Partners searched - what type of partner are you looking for?
From country or region: all from the Euopean Union. Mainly Portugal, France, Italy,
Preferred field of expertise:
Creative immersion in intangible cultural heritage
The Applied Arts and Crafts
The Artists' Residence within the framework of ECOT0URISM
Please contact us at the latest on:
on August 20, 2021
Projects sought: are you interested in participating in other EU projects as a partner?
Yes / no Yes
What kind of projects are you looking for?
We are interested in the Creative Europe Programme
Publication of the search for partners
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