Totana City Council paid tribute yesterday to totanero craftsman, Francisco Javier Tudela, successor to the saga of potters of the company "Alfar Tudela" on the occasion of the exhibition "Totana, art in clay" installed in the Exhibition Hall "Gregorio Cebrian "along the municipal Bethlehem.
The event was held in the hall of the municipal plenary and was attended by the mayor, Juan José Canovas, the CEO of Crafts, Trade and Consumer Protection, Francisca Cabrera, whose craftsman was awarded last year with the National Prize Ceramics.
On this occasion an exhibition under the name 'Totana, clay art' shows the work totanero craftsman in the municipal exhibition 'Gregorio Cebrián' develops.
The official ceremony was attended by the Councillor for Crafts, Antonia Camacho, many members of the Municipal Corporation and representatives of the professional sector in Totana, president of the Association of Local Artisans, Rosa Maria Sainz, friends and family of the honoree.
Francisca Cabrera stressed "the importance of crafts, because combines the values â€‹â€‹of tradition with innovation of new methods and also the artisans are epitome of those who love what they do."
The master potter received this award for innovation and product development, as Francisco Javier Tudela has added to its research work and development of new craft products.
"Alfar Tudela" donated a large basin of the Consistory in gratitude for the public recognition of the town of Totana.
Art Show in mud
Moreover, yesterday also was inaugurated the exhibition "Totana, art in clay" that have shaped the potter said, Francisco Javier Tudela, and totanero belenista teacher, Javier Carrillo Periago, who were grateful to include municipal initiative coinciding with the supervisory celebrations program.
The exhibition presents numerous clay figures of "Alfar Tudela" with information about attractions and places of Totana and other Egyptian world.
For its part, the works of Carrillo Periago nativity figures are large, made with great styling by totanero belenista teacher.
The exposure time is weekdays from 18:00 to 21:00;
and Sundays and holidays from 12:00 to 14:00 and 18:00 to 21:00.
Visitors to the exhibition can enjoy also Bethlehem municipal government installed in the same showroom.
The event was attended by numerous public and public authorities encouraged the local craft lovers to visit both exhibition samples during the upcoming holidays.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana