"Smart Light" youth summer camp in Lithuania2013 07 09
On 26-29th of August 2013 a summer camp for youth in Lithuania, Ignalina district took place. 15 teenagers from Latvia and 15 from Lithuania met there to spend the last week of summer in ecologic way. During the camp they learned about environment, its protection, also how to live healthy, how to reuse the garbage paper, moved a lot, sang, danced, made sports and did many other interesting things.
August 18, MTB bicycle enthusiasts and professionals have started in the fourth - royal Lithuanian MTB Marathon Cup 2013 Ignalina stage. Lithuania MTB Marathon Cup 2013 Ignalina stage was organized implementing the project "Smart Light", which is partly financed by Latvia and Lithuania cross border cooperation programme. The slogan of the marathon was "Choose harder path - be friendly to the environment!".
On the 27th of June 2013 a conference "Ecotourism in Ignalina Region - Opportunities and Prospects" took place in Ignalina. The participants discussed, what is ecotourism business, how to develop it, how to attract the tourists and to earn money. This conference is a part of the project SMART LIGHT which is partly financed from Latvia and Lithuania cross border cooperation programme.