The purpose of the project is to develop tourism in the project target areas by enhancing the competence of specialists working for cultural and tourism institutions and tourism attractiveness of the historical and cultural sites.


Lead partner/ Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences:

Pavel Petrov

Aleksandra Efimova

Partners contacts:

Municipal budgetary institution «Ethnocultural centre «Kalevalatalo»»

Urban town administration of Kostomuksha 

State-Owned Public institution of the Republic of Karelia «Republican Centre for State Protection of Objects of Cultural  Heritage» 

Ministry for Culture of the Republic of Karelia

Euroregion ry 

Naturpolis Ltd

City of Kuhmo 

Municipality of Suomussalmi