May Day Gathering in the village Zaton , 21-25 May 2016, Bijelo Polje, Montenegro


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May Day gathering in the village Zaton is a sport, educational, cultural event. Organizers of the event are Primary school ”Braca Ribar”; NGO “21thMay”, Zaton; Tourism Organization of Bijelo Polje and Municipality of Bijelo Polje. The event will be organized throughout whole May, but main activities will be held from 21th till 25th May 2016 in Primary school “Braca Ribar” in the village Zaton.

Beside the competitions in chess, volleyball, athletic, cycling and football most participants will have chance to test their skills in football. Football tournament will take place at the new football pitch specially built for this occasion. The tournament has gained a reputation of the best of its kind in the region where the senior football players from Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina compete there every year.

Through ecological actions 200 seedlings of spruce tree will be planted in the school yard in village Zaton in cooperation with Directorate for Forestry.

Local producers from cross border region “Drina- Tara” will be promoted through the gastronomy offer and handicrafts. Mini fair visitors will have opportunity to taste and buy products. Traditional products of the area are key element of offer and adequate tool for promotion of tradition.

This activity is part of the EU funded project: “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration” implemented by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe and is related to facilitation of ABD approach in the cross border region “Drina-Tara”.