After a long and delicate work of promotion and technical preparation, which lasted over two years, the foundation ceremony and the signing of the Statute of the Portuguese Association of Cities of Ceramics (AptCC) took place, with the participation of the 14 Portuguese Cities of Ceramics and the presence of an important delegation of Italian, Spanish, Romanian and German cities of ceramics. Continue reading
The continuous and important work of AEuCC – European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation “Cities of Ceramics” recently led to the approval of the European Project Cerasmus+.
Website project: cerasmus.eu
The project is developed within the key action 2 – strategic partnerships (which doesn’t promote in a first phase an exchange of students, but develops direct contacts between teachers and educational methods designers), fostering the improvement, optimization, innovation and internationalization of educational models and curricula. Continue reading
October 10th, 2017 – AEuCC President, Stefano Collina, and Giuseppe Olmeti, General Secretary and Projects Director, met in Brussels the Members of European Parliament Mr. Damiano Zoffoli, Mr. Nicola Danti and Ms. Isabella De Monte, discussing with them the current issues and future actions of development of the EGTC “Cities of Ceramics”, focusing in particular on a promotional event at the heart of European Parliament itself.
On October 9th, 2017, AEuCC participated at the 7th EGTC annual Platform meeting, where the President, Senator Stefano Collina, delivered a presentation with come concrete ideas and proposals. Continue reading
The General Assembly of AEuCC was held in Brussels on October 9th, 2017, in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. Continue reading
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