Traditional pottery wants to be World Heritage
The application of the traditional pottery to World Heritage has already take the first steps. The goal is to keep alive an art that is at risk, due to the loss of potters verified in the last decades.
In the end of 2016, several municipalitys with tadition in pottery joined in the Associação de Cidades e Vilas de Cerâmica (Association of Ceramic Cities and Villages), which formation is still running. The next step is to integrate an european netwok and apply the traditional pottery to the classification as World Heritage by UNESCO - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.