Important days of work for ceramics in Aveiro on January 19th and 20th: during the long weekend in Portugal’s important ceramics capital, a series of important events were held simultaneously, such as the “1st Portuguese National Congress of Ceramic Cities and Towns“, the AEuCC Assembly, and numerous visits and meetings among the more than 200 participating delegates.
During the AEuCC assembly in particular, the main bodies were renewed, especially the presidency and technical directorates. After a farewell speech by the outgoing Spanish president, Manises City Councilor Xavier Morant, the assembly appointed AEuCC’s new president, by acclamation and for the three-year period 2024-2027, Dr. Felipe Capão, current president of the Portuguese Association of Ceramics Cities and Villages (AptCVC) and deputy mayor of the city of Aveiro, the important ceramics city where the proceedings were held, and who joins the prestigious list of his predecessors, Frenchman Philippe Amy of Aubagne, Italian Stefano Collina of Faenza, and, as mentioned, Spaniard Xavier Morant. The assembly renewed the technical offices by reconfirming Italian Giuseppe Olmeti and Spaniard Oriol Calvo as technical Directors, finally defining the strategic lines for an important relaunch of activities in the coming years.
On February 8 and 9, 2023, the last meeting of the Clay project, started in 2018 and financed by the European Interreg program, took place in Seinäjoki, the capital of Southern Ostrobothnia (Finland).
September 23, 2020 – The 5th meeting of the CLAY project (Cross Sector support for Innovative and Competitive Artistic Ceramic SMEs), funded by the Interreg program of the European Union, which aims to support the small and medium-sized enterprises in the ceramic sector by acting on regional policies, was held on Wednesday 23 September 2020.
On the CLAY official website is published the news, which includes four videos, showing the peculiarities of Horezu ceramics: LINK
The fourth meeting of CLAY – Interreg Europe project was held
in Caldas da Rainha, Coimbra and Aveiro (Portugal)
on February 19 and 20, 2020
February 19 and 20, 2020 – The CLAY (Cross Sector support for Innovative and Competitive Artistic Ceramic SMEs) partnership meeting was held in February 2020 in Portugal, between the cities of Caldas da Rainha, Coimbra and Aveiro.
The partners (from Italy, Finland, France, Portugal, Romania and Spain) studied the situation of the ceramic field in Portugal, thanks to the precious support of the Portuguese partner CTCV and of the Portuguese Association of Cities and Villages of Ceramics (AptCVC).