On Saturday, January 21st, 2017, a very important Assembly of the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation “Cities of Ceramics” – EGTC AEuCC was held in Paris, in the premises of Maison&Objet, the most important international trade fair dedicated to applied arts, lifestyle, decoration and design. Continue reading
The meeting took place in Horezu, city situated in the South West Oltenia region, not far from its capital Craiova. Continue reading
An important assembly of EGTC AEuCC was held in Faenza last September 3rd, 2016: in the context of the International Ceramics Festival Argillà Italia 2016, the representatives of the four member countries of AEuCC (Spain, Italy, France and Romania) met together with the delegates of countries that have recently created (or are in a very advanced stage of the process of creation) similar Associations of Cities of Ceramics (Germany, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic) and of contries in which a significant discussion has started for the setting up of such associations (Austria and Switzerland). Continue reading
It took place in Argentona (Catalunya – Spain), on last July 2nd 2016, the General Assembly of AEuCC, during the annual ceramic fair “Argillà Argentona”, the Spanish edition of the ceramic festival and market “Argillà”, born in Aubagne (France) and later on developed in Faenza (Italy). Continue reading
At the meeting held on June 16, 2016 in Viana do Alentejo, it was given the final step to the creation of the future Portuguese Association of Cities and Villages of Ceramics (AptCC), which will have as founding members the municipalities of Alcobaça, Aveiro, Barcelos, Caldas da Rainha, Ilhavo, Mafra, Montemor-o-Novo, Obidos, Redondo, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Tondela, Viana do Alentejo, Viana do Castelo and Vila Nova de Poiares. Continue reading
By order of the President of the AECT Ciudades de la Cerámica, Mr. Phillippe Amy, dated 15 of February 2016, it was resolved to approve the dossier and the specifications to award the preparation, management and justification services for the project to be submitted within the framework of the Erasmus+ (K2) European programme, according to the following provisions:
Representatives of the municipalities of Mafra, Caldas da Rainha, Alcobaça, Tondela, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Redondo, Ilhavo, Barcelos and Aveiro, in a meeting held in the city of Mafra on January 13th, 2016, decided to start the works for the creation the “Portuguese Association of Cities of Ceramics”, with the strategic objective of promoting the towns and villages of Portuguese ancient ceramic tradition (both cultural and productive) and to promote the artistic creation and dissemination of contemporary ceramics. Continue reading
On November 21st, 2015, the German Association of Cities of Ceramics (or German Association or AgCC) was officially constituted in the city of Mettlach, near the border with France and Luxembourg, at the Saareck Castle, home to one of the most important world-porcelain companies, the “Villeroy & Boch”.
AEuCC has participated at the conference on “Non-agricultural Geographical Indications (GIs): enhancing and protecting EU know-how, organized by oriGIn together with Junta de Andalucía and Ms. Virginie ROZIERE, with the participation of Mr. Nicola DANTI, S&D members of the Parliament, at the EU Parliament in Brussels on 1 October 2015. Continue reading
After its constitution on December 2nd, 2013, the new European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation “Cities of Ceramics” (AEuCC in short) held the Foundation Assembly in Brussels on January 31st, 2014, in conjunction with the session of the Committee of the Regions of the European Union. In the Foundation Assembly of AEuCC, Antoine Di Ciaccio (Aubagne, France) was elected as President, Stefano Collina (Faenza, Italy) as Vice President and Giuseppe Olmeti (Faenza, Italy) as Director of Projects.