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WfG Final Conference - Scotland
Final Conference - to be held in Edinburgh and Falkirk, Scotland on 26-28 September 2012.
NSR Annual Conference in Bremerhaven
'Fishtown' Bremerhaven, Germany
Not a WfG event - but if enough partners are in attendance we may arange a short update / progress meeting during the event.
European Maritime Day 2012
The event is celebrated annually and highlights the importance of the seas and oceans and the challenges facing maritime regions and sectors. This years theme is “Sustainable growth from the oceans, seas and the coasts: Blue growth" The conference will take place in Eriksbergshallen in the former shipyard area of central Gothenburg on 21-22 May 2012. and is free to attend. The European Commission is the organiser of the event, with the government of Sweden, Region Västra Götaland and the City of Gothenburg acting as local partners
Scheldeland Partner Meeting
Aalst, Ost Flanders
WfG Partner Meeting in Dendermonde & Aalst, Belgium 22-23 March 2012
Innovation Hub Meeting
London, United Kingdom
Meeting to discuss the Innovation Hub proposal and future collaboration for WfG partners. In addition to hear an update on progress with the Cross Promotion tool and discuss the content and format of the Scheldeland partner meeting in March.
Start of anniversary year '150 years canal Roeselare-Leie'
In 2012, it has been 150 years ago that the Belgian government has officially decided to create the Roeselare-Leie canal. A very important decision for the socio-economic development of this region in West-Flanders! The anniversary year will be used to make people (re)discover the canal area and to communicate about all the actions that we are carrying out at the moment through Waterways for Growth.
Advent Cruise in Telemark
The cruise will depart from Kragerø at 11:45 and return at 13:40. The cruise will take place in the archipelago to Jomfruland with entertainment on board. Grøt (Norwegian porridge) will be served. The dates are 27/11, 04/12, 11/12 and 18/12. More information at the green link Kragerø, Telemark, Norway above.
WfG Partners meet in the 'Fishtown' Bremerhaven
'Fishtown' Bremerhaven, Germany
Steering Group meeting and workshops on 29-30 September in the 'Fishtown' Bremerhaven sfdsdfsfsdfsdfsdf
Final celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the Telemark Canal
This year, we have celebrated the 150th year anniversary of the Norsjø-Skien canal. This is the oldest part of the Telemark Canal which opened the waterway between the coast and the industrial city of Notodden, with train connections to Rjukan in the inner part of Telemark. The final celebrations will take place in Notodden on September 24th with historical walks, a boat trip on the Heddal waterway and a marking of the establishment for the Telemark Canal Regional Park. For more info, go to the Telemarkreiser website at www.visittelemark.no or click on the text above 'Notodden, Telemark (NO)'.
International Padling Event
An international padling event is being planned to be held from September 24-25 and is part funded by the Waterways for Growth Telemark project. There will be a padling competition on the Telemark East Waterway from Notodden to Akkerhaugen. We hope that many international padling enthusiasts will come and discover the Telemark Canal East and enter this exciting new event. For more information, go to the website www.telemarkspadlern.no or click on the green link above named Telemark Canal, Norway.
Seal watching safari
Join us for a seal watching safari every Tuesday from August 16th until June 19th - departure from Kragerø at 10:45 with return at 12:35; Saturdays from August 20th until June 16th - departure from Kragerø at 11:10 with return at 13:00 and Sundays from August 21st until June 17th with departure from Kragerø at 11:45 with return at 13:40. The seal watching safari will take place in the Kragerø archipelago to the island of Jomfruland. Here you will most likely get to experience seals in their natural habitats. It is possible to purchase on board the film 'Selmer the seal', binoculors and rain ponchos. Click on the green link above at Kragerø, Telemark, Norway for more information.
A Week of Martime Sensations in Bremerhaven
One week of maritime sensations and atmosphere pur - that is "Bremerhavener Festwoche" which takes place every year in Bremerhaven. Harbour, ships, fish and more - that will be offered along the New and Old Harbour areas - or better know as "Havenwelten" (Harbour World).
Langedijk, The Netherlands
The Langedijker Dag has its 10th anniversary in 2011
The Dalsmarken Festival will be held in Dalen, Telemark (NO) from June 17-18 and is part funded by the Waterways for Growth Telemark project under their project initiative 'Waterway Festivals Development'. More information at www.dalsmarken.no or click on the green text above named Telemark Canal, Dalen, Norway.
Water - Connecting People will take place from June 13-August 16 in Kviteseid in Telemark (NO) and is part of the annual Victoria Festival located by the Telemark waterway. For more information click on the green link at Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway above.
Langesund International Shanty Festival
From June 3-5, the Langesund international shanty festival will be held at the start harbour of the Telemark Canal. At this annual festival, shanty singers are gathered from near and far, and the city is filled with good song, laughter, dancing and festivity. The festival has an international flavour, and this is the18th event since its inception in 1991. The Shanty Festival helps to preserve maritime traditions which are an important part of coastal culture. More info at www.shantyfestival.com or click on the green text above named Langesund, Telemark, Norway.
WfG Partner Meeting - Telemark
WfG Partner Meeting - Telemark In connection with the Langesund Shanty Festival over the weekend of 5-6 June 2011.
Shanty on the Bandak
More great music is to be heard when the Langesund shanty choir visits Tokke on Saturday May 28th. A concert will take place at Lårdal at 5:00 pm, there will be a concert on the boat Victoria up to Dalen, and at Dalen harbour when the boat arrives. The Shanty choir has participated in festivals in both Europe and America, and will sing well-known, sailor songs in Bandak for the first time. The concert is free, and is sponsored by Telemark County, Tokke municipality and Waterways for Growth. More info about the shanty choir at www.shanty.no and about Dalen at www.visitdalen.no or click on the green text above named Telemark Canal, Dalen, Norway.
Jazz Cruise with "Henrik Ibsen"
Friday May 20th, the fun continues with a canal cruise on the newly restored "Henrik Ibsen" on the Bandak canal. The tour starts from the Dalen harbour at 7:00 pm and the boat returns to the dock at 11:00 pm. A jazz orchestra and good food is part of the festivities and tickets can be purchased at the Dalen tourist office or at the website www.visitdalen.com from May 2nd. There are only 80 tickets, so those who want to participate need to act quickly. Click on the green text above Telemark Canal, Dalen, Norway for more information.
Saga hiking trip in the footsteps of the Rui girls of Dalen in Telemark, Norway. Barn concert with Aasmund Nordstoga. 10:30 Start at the Dalen Tourist Office - opening of culture path 12:00 Food is served at Rui. 12:30 Story telling by Arne T. Aabø 13:00 Barn concert with Aasmund Nordstoga Come and enjoy spring along the path from Dalen to Rui! More info at www.visitdalen.com or click on the green text above named Dalen, Norway.
Kragerø Fjord Ferries offers exciting hiking and bicycling tours
Come experience the beautiful nature and surroundings of the Kragerø archipelago by bicycle or by foot. A number of exciting hiking trails and bicycle paths are available to take you on your discovery of this serene and natural scenery. For more information and to see the variety of offers, go to the link above at Kragerø, Telemark, Norway.
Grand Opening of the "Kaiserschleuse"
Opening ceremony of the reconstructred so called "Kaiserschleuse" (imperator lock) in the Overseas Harbour area in Bremerhaven.
Fish Party at the German Northsea Coast
Fish Party at the Fishery harbour area in the city of Bremerhaven.
WfG Partner Meeting & Workshops - West Flanders
Roeselare, West Flanders
WfG Partner Meeting (Workshops) on 3-4 March in West Flanders.
Belgian Boatshow 2011
The Belgian Boat Show takes place from February 12th till 14th and 18th till 20th at Flanders Expo in Ghent. Toerisme Scheldeland participates in partnership with Nautiv, Toerisme Leistreek and Toerisme Gent. Friday 18th, the 4 partners organise a 2° symposium at 2:30 P.M. "A tour around Flanders. Cruising loops in the heart of Europe".
Norway meets Germany
Representatives of VIG (Development Agency of the Grenland - part of Telemark county) will visit Bremerhaven to learn more about amongst others "How to transform former harbour areas to business and research used areas" and "How to stimulate business activites by EU funded projects".
German-Dutch Cross Country Exchange of Experiences
Emmen, The Netherlands
A cross country WP2 meeting is scheduled to take place to exchange experiences between the Dutch WfG partners (Municipality of Emmen and Langedijk, SRN (Dutch Recreational Waterways Foundation)) and the Bremerhaven Tourist Board.
51st International Boat Show in Hamburg
Karlstad Delegation visit Bremerhaven
Representatives from the Karlstad region visit Bremerhaven to start-up with collaboration with the Bremerhaven Tourist Board and to develop regional and transnational tourism marketing activities.
Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Waterway Conference - Innovation in the management and development of inland waterways.
4th Steering Group Meeting
Steering Group meeting and workshop in Day 1 and field visit on Day 2
World Canals Conference 2010
Rocherster, New York (USA)
It is the second time that waterway managers, users, associations and professionals will meet in Rochester, New Your (USA) at the World Canals Conference.
Sail 2010 Bremerhaven
The 8th edition of the SAIL will take place in Bremerhaven (Germany) from 25 to 29 August 2010.
WP2 Coordination Meeting
Representatives from NO, NL, BE and UK are attending a WP2 coordination meeting in Bremen, Germany. Aim of the visit is to develop further activities elaborated at the meeting of the BIS Bremerhaven Touristik delegation end of May 2010 in Telemark.
INTERREG IVB NSR Annual Conference 2010
The Joint Annual Conference and General Assembly 2010 of the North Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 and the North Sea Commission will take place 15-17 June 2010 in Stavanger, Norway. The conference marks the main annual event of the North Sea Region Programme 2007-2013. Details about the conference will be available in early 2010.
Telemark - International Seminar and Shanty Festival
A seminar about international networking by EU-funded projects and the Shanty Festival will take place on 4th June 2010 in Langesund, Norway.
Bremerhaven meets Telemark
Representatives from the BIS Bremerhaven Touristik visit Telemark. Aim of the visit is to develop further the start-up activities elaborated at the meeting of the Telemark delegation in May 2009 in Bremerhaven.
An architecture office - contracted by BIS Bremerhaven Touristik - completed the desgin work on the so-called 'Focal Service Points'.
The idea behind this project was to...more
The Waterways for Growth Final Conference took place in Scotland on 27th September 2012. Delegtes met in Edinburgh the evening before the event and got immediately into...more