In the cabinet of the Mayor of the Municipality of Stip Prim. Ph.D. Ilcho Zaharive on February 23, 2014, the Centre for Development of East Planning Region signed construction contracts, about building a multimedia center with a construction company Aktiva – Stip. This activity is part of the “Networking of multimedia centers in the cross-border region-CREATIVA” financed by IPA cross-border cooperation between Bulgaria and Macedonia 2007-2013. The project partner is municipality of Goce Delchev, Bulgaria. The total value of the project is 484.302,14 euros, which 186.761,00 euros are funds of municipality of Stip as participation in co-financing of the project, building the multimedia center.
This multimedia center will be built on the place of the old summer theater, which is an ugly picture of the city completely ruined and not operational for more than 10 years. The construction activities should be completed by mid-November 2015, and by the end of the year multimedia center will be ready for use.
The new modern multimedia center will enable the implementation of different manifestations of culture and art organizations, institutions and intellectuals from the border region.