Kanli Kula Fortress in Herceg Novi is getting a high-tech Visitor Center, which is part of the IPA Fortress ReInvented project. It will open on Wednesday, July 31, starting at 18:00, as said in the announcement by the Municipality of Herceg Novi Cabinet of President. The opening event will be a premiere of the documentary feature film "Herceg’s New Town", which depicts the history of the establishment of Herceg Novi, and was shot as part of the realization of this project.The director and author is Dragi Vujačić, and the film is being produced by "Digital dab", which was the best bidder with "Čikom" on the tender for equipment procurement and digital content being released by Herceg Novi Municipality.
This documentary-historical film shows people, habits, food, fashion, features of appearance and speech, all based on historical facts related to the events that the film describes. In addition, special attention has been paid to presenting Kanli Kula and her role to spectators, with the historical personality of Herceg Stjepan and the importance of the Square of Salt – Trg soli.
The officials will also have the opportunity to get acquainted with the details of the filming and activities on the project, which is being implemented by the Office for International Cooperation on behalf of the Municipality of Herceg Novi.
AR devices will be presented, that is, those working on the augmented reality system, which will be available to visitors at Kanli Kula.
Herceg Novi will also receive the "Fortress reality window" through the project, more precisely the screen through which it will be able to monitor events in real time at other locations in the partner towns: Fortress of St. Mihovil in Sibenik, fortress Klis in the city with the same name and the fortress Vranduk in Zenica.
The project "Innovative Approach and Digital Content in Historical Fortresses - Fortress ReInvented" is being implemented within the Interreg IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Croatia-Bosnia-Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020. The project leader is the Museum of the City of Sibenik, and the partners are, apart from the Municipality of Herceg Novi, the Museum of the City of Zenica and the Municipality of Klis. The total value of the project for all partners is € 1.3 million, and the amount of € 202,609.25 is allocated for the Municipality of Herceg Novi.