TRADITION - INNOVATION - CREATIVITY

WE ARE PORTUGUESE CERAMICS

A Associação

The Association

The Portuguese Association of Cities and Villages of Ceramics, referred to as APTCVC, is a non-profit association composed of municipalities and other entities.

The APTCVC is formed by 22 Portuguese municipalities, having as founding members, since 2018, Alcobaça, Aveiro, Barcelos, Batalha, Caldas da Rainha, Ílhavo, Mafra, Montemor-o-Novo, Redondo, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Tondela, Viana do Alentejo, Viana do Castelo and Vila Nova de Poiares.

In 2020 Porto de Mós and Oliveira do Bairro were admitted, followed by Leiria and Condeixa in 2021, as new associates.

In 2022 the municipalities of Estremoz, Fundão, Loures e Vila Real joined the Association.

These municipalities encompass the main ceramic centers of the national territory, in most cases, characterized by a strong ancestry and ceramic tradition.

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A Associação
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Mission, Vision and Values

MISSION

APTCVC’s mission is to promote and encourage the economic, tourism and heritage development of the territories of the member municipalities with wide ceramic expression, contributing to the strengthening of cultural identity and preservation of collective memory.

VISION

To promote, at a national and international level, the protection, preservation and promotion of the cultural heritage associated with the ceramic activity.

VALUES

◦ Results-orientation;
◦ Ethics and Social responsibility;
◦ Transparency and Trust;
◦ Subsidiarity and Cooperation;
◦ Appreciation and Solidarity;
◦ Creativity and innovation;
◦ Quality and Professionalism;
◦ Excellence and Sustainability;

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Orgaos Sociais

Social Organs

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

António José Felgueiras_Mafra

Municipal Councillor António José Felgueiras, Mafra

President of General Assembly Board

Mariana-Ramos_Ilhavo

Municipal Councillor Assunção Mariana Ramos, Ílhavo

Vice President of General Assembly Board

Lara-Damásio_Vila-Nova-Poiares

Municipal Councillor Lara Henriques de Oliveira, Vila Nova de Poiares

Secretary of General Assembly Board

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Miguel-Capao-Filipe_Aveiro

Municipal Councillor Miguel Capão Filipe, Aveiro

President of the Board of Directors

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Vice President Inês Lopes Silva, Alcobaça

Vice President of the Board of Directors

Conceicao Henriques

Municipal Councillor Maria da Conceição Henriques, Caldas da Rainha

Treasurer

Paula Marise Bamond das Neves_Viana do Alentejo

Vice President Paula Marise Bamond das Neves, Viana do Alentejo

Secretary

Elisa Braga_Barcelos

Municipal Councillor Maria Elisa Leite Braga, Barcelos

Board Member

AUDITING BOARD

Anabela Graça_Leiria

Vice President Anabela Fernandes Graça, Leiria

President of the Supervisory Board

Henrique José Lopes_Montemor-o-Novo

Vice President Henrique José Leocádio Lopes, Montemor-o-Novo

Vice President of the Supervisory Board

Lília Ana Águas_Oliveira do Bairro

Municipal Councillor Lília Ana Águas, Oliveira do Bairro

Member of the Supervisory Board

ADVISORY BOARD

Alda Tomás

Designer Alda Tomás

Designer and Creative Director of Vista Alegre

Carla Moreira

Carla Moreira

Entrepreneur and CEO at Arfai Ceramics

Paula Seabra

PhD Paula Seabra

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Engineering and Ceramics, University of Aveiro

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Professor João Bonifácio Serra

Jubilee Coordinating Professor of ESAD(IPL)

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Engineer António Lamas

Manager of the Aleluia company, from Aveiro. Ceramics and Glass Engineer

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Dr. Alexandre Pais

Director of the Museu Nacional do Azulejo

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Ana Maria Viegas

Founder of Galeria Ratton

Orgaos Sociais
Associados

Associates

Cities and Villages of Ceramics

Associados
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Affiliates

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