An Approach for Valorisation of the Emerging Tacit Knowledge and Cultural Heritage in Rural and Peripheral Communities


  • Mariya Monova-Zheleva Burgas Free University, Burgas, Bulgaria
  • Yanislav Zhelev Burgas Free University, Burgas, Bulgaria
  • Radovesta Stewart Regional Historical Museum, Burgas Bulgaria



Cultural Heritage, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Tacit Knowledge, Non-Formal Learning Accreditation


Much of the European cultural heritage is embedded in rural areas and remote regions, often closely linked with the natural environment. As the culture sector evolves and changes due to digitization, so do the skills required of individuals active in the sector. These changes can only be met by relevant and demand-sensitive educational offers. The current paper presents the main outcomes achieved so far in the framework of the Erasmus+ Project VAL.oR “Tacit knowledge emerging for a sustainable valorization of the cultural heritage in rural and peripheral communities” aiming to propose new approach supporting and sustaining local and regional cultural heritage and the economic benefits for communities that result from well managed and organized festivals and events.


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How to Cite

Monova-Zheleva, M., Zhelev, Y., & Stewart, R. (2019). An Approach for Valorisation of the Emerging Tacit Knowledge and Cultural Heritage in Rural and Peripheral Communities. Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, 9, 367–374.

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