On the 18th of April 2016 in the Community Center of the Municipality of Strumica, two focus groups have been held. The first focus group was attended by CSOs and stakeholders whose actions are in the field of culture. The second focus group was attended by a representative of the Council of the Municipality of Strumica and the municipal administration. The team leader and the experts have introduced the participants of the two focus groups with the activities of the project.
The participants were led by the expert team of the Center for Local Democracy Development (CLDD). The questionnaires have been distributed before the focus group was held in order getting views and opinions about the state of culture in the municipality.
The results from analysis of the questionnaires, the focus groups and interviews will be a part of Baseline Assessment Study which will cover the state of play in the area of culture and will recommend future steps in order to improve the situation in this particular field. The Study is base for further implementation of the project, organization of trainings and activities and will lead to preparation of Local Strategies and Action Plans for Culture.