"Baltic raku" in the Netherlands
Society ‘Baltic raku’ ceramist Ilona Šauša won in competition announced by the Zemgales Planning Region for creative craftsmen and designers. This gave her an opportunity to participate in the project ‘Regional Cooperation for Crafts Development’ were organized a range of seminars and practical workshops in the time period from 2012 December till 2014 July. Workshops are going to go in the Netherlands, Portugal, Bulgaria, Greece and Spain with the aim to develop cross region collaboration between Latvia and mentioned above countries, to promote practical skills and to exchange with know-how. The first of these workshops was provided 12.12.2012. - 13.12.2012. in the Netherlands.
INTERREG IVC project "Regional Cooperation for Crafts Development" (Regio-Crafts) unites seven partners from Latvia, Bulgaria, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Bulgaria and Greece whos aims are to strengthen the crafts industry in the European Union as an economic sector and rise its importance in the economy and development of each project partner region.
Project leading partners:
Zemgale Planning Region, Latvia
Public Foundation The Legacy of al-Andalus , Spain
Foundation Kulturele Haadstêd 2018Haadsted 2018, The Netherlands
Municipality of Paggaio, Greece
Cascais Town Hall, Portugal
Regionas Association of Municipalities „Central Stara Planina”, Bulgaria
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