The minigolf and street fitness system for children is over

Today, the children from the Blagoevgrad District participated in street fitness classes, organized in the city. Blagoevgrad, within the framework of local cross-border systems for children and children with injuries, organized by the Foundation “Prophylaxis for Health” from Blagoevgrad and the Center for Development of the Third Northeast Planning Region in the Republic of Northern Macedonia.

Considering the preservation of the health and safety of the children-participants and the close-knit techniques, the trainings are carried out simultaneously on both sides of the border, that the children from Blagoevgrad District gathered at the street games for fitness on the street near the Arena complex near the Arena complex. Bistrica, and the Macedonian peers were included in the square in the town. Kriva Palanka, Republic of Northern Macedonia, which was built according to the project. An ongoing video conferencing connection has been maintained throughout.

The participants from both sides showed great enthusiasm and joined the competitions with satisfaction, as they confirmed their interest in further participation in suitable initiatives. The project partners handed out tennis, hats and souvenirs for the project.

Mini golf and street fitness competitions for children continue

Today, the children from the Blagoevgrad District participated in a mini golf course organized in the village of Marikostinovo, Petrich municipality, within the framework of local cross-border settlements for children and children with injuries, organized by the Foundation “Health Prophylaxis” from Blagoevgrad and the Center for Development of the Third Northeast Plan region of Republic North Macedonia.

Considering the preservation of the health and safety of the children-participants and the technical techniques, the coordination is carried out simultaneously on both sides of the border, that the children from Blagoevgrad District went to the only minigolf course in the region, and the Macedonian peers were at the course in Kriva Palanka, Republic of North Macedonia, which was built within the project. An ongoing video conferencing connection has been maintained throughout.

The participants from both sides showed great enthusiasm and joined the competitions with satisfaction, as they confirmed their interest in further participation in suitable initiatives.

Three days of fun for mini golf and fitness for kids

The Foundation “Health Prophylaxis” from Blagoevgrad and the Center for Development in the Third Northeast Planning Region of Republic North Macedonia are organizing a cross-border meeting for children and children for sports minigolf and street fitness.

Partner with the project with the name “Young people from Bulgaria and Macedonia together for tourism as a health prevention” with reference number CB006.2.23.116 under the Program for cross-border cooperation of Interreg-IPA Bulgaria-North Macedonia.

Due to the restrictions in cross-border travel and in order to preserve the health and safety of the children participating in the competitions and their relatives, it was decided to hold the competitions in parallel on both sides of the border, maintaining a constant video conference.

It is planned to specify the rules and regulations of the competitions on the first day, the participants from both sides of the border to get acquainted with each other, and the sports experts engaged by the project partners to provide valuable guidance to the children-competitors.

In Kriva Palanka, workshops are held for young people on the topic of tourism as health prevention

Kriva Palanka, September 23, 2020 – From today until September 29 in five consecutive sessions of workshops, young people from Kriva Palanka will be trained on “Tourism as health prevention.” The five-day training realized in the sports hall “Defenders 2001” in Kriva Palanka is part of the project “Youth from Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia together for tourism as health prevention” implemented by the Northeast Planning Region of the country together with the Foundation “Health Prophylaxis” from Blagoevgrad, Republic of Bulgaria, within the INTERREG – IPA program of the European Union for cross-border cooperation between the two countries. – Within the workshops and young people from Kriva Palanka in workshops in groups of less than a dozen children aged 7 to 19 years will be introduced to the importance and connection of health prevention and tourism in our Northeast planning region, as well as in Blagoevgrad area, R . Bulgaria. After getting acquainted with the objectives of the project, a quiz is conducted in order to get acquainted with the absorption of information received by the attendees obtained for the objectives of the project, followed by a presentation of the characteristic natural geographical factors of the Northeast Planning Region (NIPR), mineral springs and therapeutic action. and the natural geographical factors in the Blagoevgrad area with mineral springs and their therapeutic effect will be presented, said Mladen Protic, head of NIPR. The young people in the final part of the workshops will work and practical activities, and will prepare tourist routes for health prevention and health tourism for both regions of the two countries, followed by prioritization of the proposed routes. The project aims to develop tourism facilities in both regions to promote health and cooperation of young people and people with disabilities. So far, the project activities have built an outdoor fitness zone and a mini-golf course in the quay of Kriva Reka in Kriva Palanka, and in Blagoevgrad a health and tourist networking center has been established that will provide free health services for young people and people with disabilities from both municipalities and the region.
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Press Conference on project “Young people from Bulgaria and Macedonia together for tourism as health prevention”

August 12, 2020. A press conference on the project “Young people from Bulgaria and Macedonia together for tourism as health prevention” ref. No. CB006.2.23.116 was held in Blagoevgrad.
At the event Dimitar Manikatov, Manager of Foundation “Health Prophylaxis”, Lead Partner in the project, gave explanations and answered questions to those present.

Owners of tourist sites, health and spa centers and people related to services related to our health are showing serious interest.

Foundation “Health Prophylaxis” together with Macedonian partner Center for Development of the North-East Planning Region, Kumanovo participates together in a project to promote health tourism and health prevention through the use of Wellness & Spa services and products and sites that can help prevent people with physical and motor inactivity and people with special needs.
One of the main project activities is the construction of a playground for children and youth with disabilities in the municipality of Kriva Palanka, which will include a mini golf course and an outdoor sports field, which will help people with problems mentioned above.
All participants received Set of materials (agenda, invitation and presentation handouts), as well as a T-shirt and other promotional materials.
Given the Covid-19, all participants wore protective masks and were more than a meter and a half apart.
The project is designed for health marketing, wellness and sports tourism in the region and among young people in the cities of Blagoevgrad and Kriva Palanka. The construction of medical equipment is forthcoming, which will be used for health and tourism purposes for children from schools on both sides of the border. Trainings and examinations are expected to improve the health of young people and at the same time promote tourism among the young population of the cross-border region.

This publication has been made with the financial assistance of the European Union through the Interreg-IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Bulgaria – North Macedonia

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Inclusive fitness zone set up on the quay of Kriva Reka Inclusive fitness zone set up on the quay of Kriva Reka


The first inclusive outdoor fitness zone has been set up, on the right bank of the Kriva Reka, next to the roller-cycling track. Dozens of devices for outdoor exercise are mounted on an adapted, rubberized surface, and the activity is realized with the project “Young people from Bulgaria and Macedonia together for tourism as a prevention of health.”

  • Kriva Palanka got a new urban inclusive corner for recreation and sports for the young generations. The socialization of the different target groups, the creation of life habits and the proper growth and development are our obligation. In addition to this fitness zone, along the course of Kriva Reka, another recreational corner is being installed, where a mini-golf course is being built, which will enrich the contents for sports and recreation of the youth of the municipality and all visitors and tourists, said the mayor. of Kriva Palanka, Borjanco Micevski.

The project “Youth from Bulgaria and Macedonia together for tourism as health prevention” is implemented by the Center for Development of the Northeast Mountainous Region (SIPR) and the Foundation for Health Prevention of the Republic of Bulgaria, within the INTEREG IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program between the two countries.

In addition to infrastructure activities, the project envisages holding sports games and competitions for young people from Blagoevgrad and Kriva Palanka, which are planned to be established as a practice among young people in the border region.

The aim of the project is to promote cooperation between regional actors in the field of sustainable tourism, health promotion and the establishment of a center for health and tourism networking of children and youth and people with disabilities.

Source: https://iportal.mk/lokalno/postavena-inkluzivna-fitnes-zona-na-kejot-na-kriva-reka-postavena-inkluzivna-fitnes-zona-na-kejot-na-kriva-reka/

Starting press conference in Kriva Palanka

Today, 28.05.2020, in the town of Kriva Palanka, Republic of Northern Macedonia, a press conference was held on the project “Young people from Bulgaria and Macedonia for tourism as health prevention”.
The press conference was attended by Mr. Mladen Protic, Head of the Center for Development of the Third Northeast Planning Region, and Mr. Boryancho Micevski, Mayor of Kriva Palanka Municipality, on whose territory the main activity of building a mini golf course and street fitness is carried out. .
The main objectives of the project, the progress of the activities and the expected results were noted.
The press conference was attended by stakeholders, representatives of local authorities and the media from the region.

The project is co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Republic of Bulgaria – Republic of North Macedonia Programme.
Този проект е съфинансиран от Европейския съюз чрез Interreg – ИПП Програма за трансгранично сътрудничество между Република България и Република Северна Македония.
Овој проект е кофинансиран од Европската Унија преку Interreg- ИПА Програмата за прекугранична соработка меѓу Република Бугарија и Република Северна Македонија.