PRESENTATION OF THE QR-GUIDE ABOUT GERMAN DNIPRO
22/11/2017

PRESENTATION OF THE QR-GUIDE ABOUT GERMAN DNIPRO

On November 22, as a part of Germany Weeks in Ukraine, the QR-Guide of German period in Dnipro is presented in the Artsvit Gallery. This is an innovative tourist route, which includes 16 buildings designed by German architects. The project was implemented at the initiative of the Consulate General of Germany, in cooperation with the Dnipro Council and the Dnipro Development Agency, with the support of the Dnipro Chief Architect.

A feature of the QR-guide is the fact that anyone can walk on their own in the German track and through the special mobile application learn more about the objects’ history. The application may be useful for foreign guests of the city as it is developed in several European languages.

Historian Valentin Starostin and IT developer Mikhail Dyomshin are going to organize a special tour to familiarize the journalists with the selected objects and the principle of the QR-Guide operation. After the tour, the project participants are going to talk about the features of the QR-guide project, their contribution to its implementation and future plans.

Participants of the event: Wolfgang Mösinger (General Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Donetsk with a temporary office in Dnipro), Boris Filatov (Dnipro mayor), Iryna Polikarchuk (the ArtSvit Gallery director), Mikhail Dyomshin (author and developer of the MoreInfo IT application), Valentin Starostin (historian, Dnipro Development Agency).

QR-guide about the German Dnipro

The tourist route is presented in Dnipro, which includes buildings designed by German architects. At the sites, there are plates with QR-codes, which lead to the MoreInfo web portal with information about each of these buildings and their architects in Ukrainian, English and German. The opening of the QR-Guide takes place as a part of Germany Week in Ukraine and should serve as an impetus for the creative economy development in the city and attract more tourists.

Project partners: Dnipro City Council, Dnipro Development Agency, Dnipro Chief Architect, Department of Economic Development and Investment of the Department of Economics, Finance and City Budget of the Dnipro City Council. Technical details: 15.15-16.15 – excursion for journalists, conducted by Valentin Starostin and Michael Dyomshin.

Beginning at 16:30. Free entrance

For registration and additional questions: pr10@done.diplo.de, tel. 050 420 75 95, Olena Doronina

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