Working table on Culture in A Guarda within the framework of the Cross-border Urban Agendas

The town hall of A Guarda hosted today a new meeting within the process of configuring the Cross-border Urban Agendas of the Rio Minho organized by the working group of Caminha-O Rosal-A Guarda to talk about culture. At the working table, different associations and relevant people in this field participated to present the lines of action designed by the municipal technical teams and collect their opinion and feedback in this regard.

Among the people attending, together with the technician of the EGTC Rio Minho, Luis Ulloa, and the manager of the consultancy responsible for monitoring the process, Arturo González, were representatives of the Association for Training and Cooperation in Europe (FOCO); the Piueiro Association; the Xamaraina; from the Association of Elderly People of O Rosal; from the Carballas Cultural Association; from the Sociedade de Instrução e Recreiro Ancorense; the member of the folklore group Do Lusco ao Fusco, Laura Tantes; the musician and co-organizer of the “Rock Guardés” festival, Alberto Brandón; the member of Na Revolta, Xurxo Ameal; the member of the Agrupación Musical do Rosal, Montserrat Domínguez; the historian and route guide, Juan Ramón Martínez; the music producer Paulo Baixinho; and professor Paulo Ribeiro, on behalf of the Music Academy “Fernandes Fão”.

The cross-border Urban Agendas of the Rio Minho are a work of cooperation and joint planning between both banks of the river to create future projects based on the SDGs. The goal is common governance at local level focusing on improving people’s lives and creating a more sustainable and inclusive territory.

The training program “Cross-border Urban Agendas of the Eurocities of the Rio Minho” is integrated into the project “Support Network for Local Dynamics of Cooperation in the Cross-border Rio Minho” -Rede Lab Minho”, promoted by the EGTC Rio Minho and co-financed by the Interreg V-A Program Spain-Portugal.