The training courses pertaining to the Umayyad Project, organized by the Andalusian Public Foundation ‘El legado andalusí’ enjoy wide public support in Lebanon and Jordan.
The Andalusian Public Foundation ‘El legado andalusí’ continues with training courses designed for the partners of the Umayyad Project, funded by the ENPI CBC MED program. The first training course took place May 19-20 in the city of Faro (Portugal) in collaboration with the Portuguese partner, Algarve Tourism Board. The following training courses were held June 13-14 in Lebanon (Tripoli and Anjar), and June 16-17 in Jordan (Amman).
In Amman, the Jordanian capital, the training took place in the Jordan Museum, which brought together a healthy representation of the country’s cultural sector. Among the attendees were representatives of the Jordanian Ministry of Culture as well as various cultural and tourism stakeholders from the country.
The Safadi Foundation, based in Tripoli, Lebanon, hosted the second training session in the region. During the presentation of the project, representatives of the Ministries of Tourism and Culture and mayors of several cities included in the Umayyad route attended. In parallel, the Safadi Foundation held an exhibition with the different design proposals that the Lebanese partners are preparing for the future Umayyad Museum.
Management and dissemination of cultural routes
The objective of these courses, held by the Andalusian Public Foundation ‘El legado andalusi’ is to promote the active involvement of public local managers in the coordination, diffusion and promotion of cultural routes. As a case study, the work methods and procedures used in the design of the Umayyad Route in Andalusia were explained.
The Umayyad Project offers to the partner countries the opportunity to join a transnational Route. For ‘El legado andalusí’, the project’s leading coordinator, the aim of these meetings is to transfer its good practices in the materialization of tourist-cultural routes in Andalusia, which fuse a profound heritage with other resources related to gastronomy, nature, active tourism, etc.