THE GREAT WAR
Start date: Jun 30, 2012,
End date: Dec 30, 2014
The Mons and Cambrésis areas are preparing for the commemoration of the 14-18 conflict. The partners use the Great War theme to develop a comprehensive tourism offering with major economic benefits.Major investments are made on both sides of the border to welcome visitors from around the world. The partners therefore focus on a readable scenario and rely on the newest technologies for a maximum ofinteractivity to make sure the younger generations can also be reached. The multilingual dimension is another important element as visitors from all over the world will be coming to the area. A joint promotion of the sites is ensured through a common brochure and ticketing system.The partners also want to make schools and young people aware of this dark page in history and invite the public to reflect on peace, minority rights and international relations.
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