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OPEN CALL FOR THE EVENT POIARTES 2024, FROM 5 TO 8 SEPTEMBER IN VILA NOVA DE POIARES

Applications are now open for the POIARTES 2024 event – ‚Äč‚ÄčNational Exhibition of Crafts, Gastronomy, Goat Farming, Agriculture, Commerce and Industry, which will take place between the 5th and 8th of September, at Alameda Santo André – Vila Nova de Poiares. The aim of this event is to promote and support the development of activities […]

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR CERAMIC ARTIST RESIDENCIES IN CALDAS DA RAINHA

The city of Caldas da Rainha, part of the UNESCO Creative Cities network, is known for its rich activity in the areas of arts, design, crafts and innovation. As part of the commitment to developing and prize the ceramic arts, the Municipality of Caldas da Rainha, the Caldas da Rainha School of Arts and Design […]

TAME THE FIRE | CUTLERY, CERAMICS AND GASTRONOMY

23 & 24 MARCH | Caldas da Rainha Arts Centre On 23 and 24 March, CENTRA – Associação dos Amigos do Centro de Artes (Association of Friends of the Arts Centre), with the support of Caldas da Rainha City Council and as part of the UNESCO programme: Caldas da Rainha Creative City, proposes the second […]

USI UNESCO CHAIR WINTER SCHOOL 2024

The 2024 edition of the USI UNESCO Chair Winter School took place in Portugal between 11 and 18 of February, under the theme Digital Media for Tourism in Creative Cities: Experiences from the Centre of Portugal, which on the 14th visited Caldas da Rainha, with the presentation of Caldas da Rainha and Castelo Branco Creative […]

I NATIONAL CONGRESS AND EXHIBITION OF PORTUGUESE CERAMIC TOWNS AND VILLAGES

The 1st National Congress and Exhibition of Portuguese Ceramic Towns and Villages took place on 19 and 20 January 2024 at the Aveiro Congress Centre, where more than two dozen AptCVC members presented themselves in a “Who’s Who” section at the opening session of the Congress. The Association’s member municipalities presented their history in the […]

Ceramic Ecopoint

The new Caldas da Rainha Ceramic Ecopoint is already in operation, a project for collection and subsequent treatment of waste generated in the workshops and potteries of the creators in the area of ceramics, within the scope of Caldas da Rainha Unesco. This project seeks to address the concern expressed in the consultation made to […]

Artistic Residencies

The Caldas da Rainha Municipality (CRM), Caldas da Rainha Arts and Design School, from Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (ESAD.CR) and the Chair in Arts and Culture Management of the same Institute propose to organize two international residences in the ceramic area, having already adopted a Regulation to that effect. These artistic residencies will be held annually […]

YOUTH-ACTION-CULTURE: Towards Cultural Democracy

The international conference YOUTH-ACTION-CULTURE: Towards Cultural Democracy took place on 13 and 14 November in Caldas da Rainha. The conference provided the meeting of ideas, innovation and inspiration, with the intervention of artists, European policy makers, agents of cultural and educational organizations, European students, among others, as a platform to listen and empower young people, […]

ART&TUR

The 16th edition of ART & TUR – International Tourism Film Festival took place between 24 and 27 of October in Caldas da Rainha. During four days of the Festival, Caldas da Rainha Cultural Center and Congress exhibited 82 films, integrated in 10 thematic sessions. The thematic sessions were interspersed by 7 round tables in […]

Iberian Meeting of UNESCO Creative Cities – Valladolid

The city of Valladolid hosted on 23 and 24 October the I Iberian Meeting of Creative Cities of UNESCO, which was attended by representatives of the approximately 20 municipalities of Portugal and Spain that are currently part of the Network. Caldas da Rainha was represented by the Councilwoman of Culture, Conceição Henriques and the Head […]