Festival of Slovenian LAGs, SLOVENIA

9 September 2016 - 10 September 2016

Festival of Slovenian LAS is two-day event, which connects a conference and promotion of LAGs and takes place in one of the major Slovenian cities. The organizer of the festival is the Slovenian Rural Development network in collaboration with partners - LAG Istria, Municipality of Piran, Municipality of Koper, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food with National Rural Network.

Conference, Friday 9 September

The conference aims at regional international integrations of LAG and developing projects of cooperation between LAGs.

Location: House of culture MAREZIGE, KOPER (location)

09:00 - 09:20

Arrival and accreditation of participants

09:20 - 09:30

Introductory speeches

Main topic – Regional and international integrations of LAG

09:30 – 10:00


10:00 – 10:30

10:30 - 11:00

Presentation of the Cooperation Agreement beetwen LAGs in Istria, Brkini, Gorski Kotar and Trieste – DRSP / LAG Istria

Integration of LAGs and cooperation projects – representatives of Coordination committee of CLLD

Point of view of ELARD to integrations of LAGs – president Kristiina Tammets


Coffee break

11:15 – 11:45

Point of view to CLLD – Roman Haken member of EESC

11:45 - 12:15

12:15 – 13:30



Presentation of the idea of integration of fisheries LAGs – Andrej Medved, LAG ISTRIA

FLAGs in Europe – Urszula Budzich-Tabor member of FARNET

Panel: How can LAG participate in the EU? – Kristiina Tammets, Roman Haken, Urszula Budzich-Tabor, Aleš Zidar, representatives of the participating networks (Croatia, national networks, etc…)

13:30 – 14:30


International exchange of cooperation projects

14:30 – 15:00

15:00 – 16:00

Presentation options for the implementation of cooperation projects

Discussion and bilateral talks (workshops):

-      Environment / nature / biodiversity / forest / wood

-      Rural tourism

-      Education / natural products

-      Agriculture / local food products

-      New technology / knowledge / web technology

-      Cultural heritage / culture / Others

LAG tour

16:00 - 18:00

Presentation of good projects of Slovenian Istria – degustation of wine PLAHUTA

Evening program

19:00 - 23:00

Social evening and dinner - Cellar of vineyard RODICA

Festival of Slovenian LAG, Saturday, 10.09.2016

Location: Taverna, centre of town Koper


Opening of Festival

Presentation of LAGs from Slovenia and abroad on stalls.

09:30 - 10:00

Introductory speeches of organizers and guests

9:00 - 14:00





Program of Festival:

~        Presentation of LAG and presentation of exhibitors

~        cultural program from rural parts of Slovenia and abroad (exhibitors)

~        presentation of the pearls of the natural and cultural heritage of rural areas in Slovenia and abroad (exhibitors)


The signing of the Cooperation Agreement between fisheries LAG and Press Conference

From 16:00

Tour of good practice in the fisheries LAG - a trip with a fishing boat, visit of the new fishing port in Strunjan, fish picnic


-      please download the REGISTRATION FORM and send it to the email address info@drustvo-podezelje.si

-      web registration on www.drustvo-podezelje.si


Accommodation is not included and is in participants' hands. For the participants of the Festival, we obtained a favourable offer in the Hotel Koper (bed and breakfast €36/person/day). When making the reservation, please, refer to the Festival. Reservation fee is 20%, the top-up will be paid on departure at the reception.

Reservations at telephone: +386 7 49 36 700 or e-mail: info@terme-catez.si.