Year

2015

Summary

Follow the Vikings is a 4 year transnational project to promote heritage tourism in Europe.

Lead Partner

Shetland Amenity Trust (UK)

Co-Partner(s)

Ab Bengtskar Oy (FI); Avaldsnesprojekt (NO); City of Upplands Vasby (SE); Concello de Catoira (ES); Dublinia Ltd (IE); Iceland Saga Trail Association (IS); Lofotr Viking Museum (NO); Museum Vestsjaelland (DK); National Museum of Denmark (DK); Sor Troms Museum (NO); Vikingveiein in Vestfold (NO); Waterford Treasuries at the Granary (IE); York Archaeology Trust England (UK).

Funding Strand

Larger Scale Cooperation Projects

Community Grant

€1,960,000

Testimonial from Irish Partner

The Follow the Vikings project has four main objectives ;  Audience Development,  Building competence in business models,  Strengthening the international network and Developing an international touring event.    The work programme is substantial with six work packages in place;. Project management of the project; Exchange of knowledge on design, presentation and exhibition; Developing a Viking brand, website, guide and a marketing strategy; Collection and pooling of Viking resource material and the production of a Viking graphic novel;  Develop an international touring event; Develop a marketing plan, an audience development plan, a best practice guide and a retail product guide.

 

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