Symposium of the ceramic and graphic art in OgreFrom 4th to 14th July in the Ogre Art School took the place the 16th of ceramic and graphic art symposium with the device ‘Traffic’. Participants were Latvian and world-famous artists, educators and art students. During the symposium was tested the newly acquired press for graphic and burned several ceramic kilns in different technologies. July 13 was a day for visitors. The activity was organised in Ogresgals, in the country farm of the potter Jānis Zviedris. During the event the process of ‘Baltic raku’ fermentation and American raku techniques were demonstrated for visitors, taken out ceramic pieces from the traditional kiln with reduction, cooked and tasted the traditional in the symposium salmon soup, built and enjoyed nontraditional smoke sauna under the guidance of the professional bathhouse attendant. Symposium works will be exposed at the Ogre Art School exhibition hall in the September, but at the end of the year in the Daugavpils Clay Art Centre.