Priority Axis: Tourism
Specific objective: People-To-People Networking
Project objectives: economic and tourist potentials through the preservation and presentation of cultural and historical heritage
Project co – financed by:
Interreg – IPA CBC Bulgaria – Serbia Programme
CCI Number 2014TC16I5CB007
Nisville Foundation (NF) is the organizer of the International Nisville Jazz Festival held in Nis (Serbia) since 1981 advocating for the enhancing of intercultural dialogue and diversity in Serbia and the region, involving a diversity of cultures, languages and non-tangible cultural heritages. NF is considered as the greatest jazz music festival in SE Europe.
NF inspires, expands and educates on jazz arts and culture, supporting generations of jazz audiences and artists in Niš, South Serbia and Balkans region. NF understands creative jazz production and performance as a media to build tolerant, peaceful and open societies in Balkans, connecting international jazz and Balkan music art experiences.
NF operates with a 5-member core team that is expended in the festival period to 26 persons and 300 volunteers consisting of youth aged 16-22 years from Serbia and Europe. On top of this another 200 young musicians are selected each year to undergo workshops during the festival period with performers. Workshops have various forms and review different aspects such as singing, conducting, instruments playing, music sheet arranging…
NGO “Local Heritage” is a new Association, founded in 2016, wich works in the field of safeguarding of cultural heritage. The Association includes experts with experience in the researche and safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage. Members of the association involved in the organization of the International Festival of Masquerade Games “Surva” in Pernik.