On Saturday, September 18, 2021, a cycling tour was held in Štrigova on the occasion of the European Day of Cooperation within the project “CSA-CycleSeeing Attractour” co-financed by the Interreg V-A Hungary-Croatia 2014-2020. from the European Regional Development Fund.
European Cooperation Day is celebrated every year on 21 September to highlight and present the positive results of European cooperation. European Cooperation Day is organized as a local event across Europe, not necessarily only on 21 September, but during September and October to promote European values of community, raise awareness of the importance of European cooperation and present projects co-financed by the European Union. The aim is to introduce the local community with the benefits of cross-border cooperation and the impact on improving life inside and outside Europe.
The cycling tour itself was funded by the “CSA-CycleSeeing Attractour” project, and 40 participants from across the county participated.
The weather really served us on Saturday and gave us a wonderful bike ride through the Štrigova. There was no lack of good atmosphere and sports spirit, and the head of the tourist office, Josip Mikec, introduced all participants to the interesting and rich cultural history of Štrigova and Mađerka hill.
We thank all participants, and especially our partners REDEA Public Institution and Mura Avantura Cycling Club for their help with the organization, as well as the Joint Secretariat of the Interreg V-A Hungary-Croatia program for active involvement in the event.
In addition to the construction of the Cycling Information Center with a lookout as part of the “CSA-CycleSeeing Attractour” project, a number of other events are expected to take place in Štrigova and Nagykanizsa in Hungary, so follow Facebook https://www.facebook.com/cycleseeingattractour and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cycleseeingattractour/ project pages and get involved. The next cycling event under the project will be held in Nagykanizsa on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.