“Les Tupiniers du Vieux-Lyon” will be back in the streets of the city for their 36th edition, which will be held on September 11 and 12. More than a hundred artisans will celebrate contemporary ceramics, after two years of absence.
The Tupiniers market in Vieux-Lyon, considered a “showcase for professional ceramists from all over France and various European countries”, will be held in early September on Place Saint-Jean and in the streets of the old town. 130 tupiniers, these master craftsmen in the art of pottery, will be present on site, during this meeting which has become “unmissable“for ceramic enthusiasts and for professionals.
This 2021 edition, entitled “Terre d’Arménie”, will also propose to promote the “Armenian artisanal, artistic and cultural heritage” and its ceramics with “spectacular cobalt blue, turquoise blue, eggplant, lime green and red decorations”. The tupine trees will honor the Armenian ceramics of the city of Gumri, which represents a “a real breeding ground for great artists in the many fields of art”.
According to the president of the association Laurence Girard, the potters, “confined for too long in their workshops”, are more than impatient to find the public again, after the cancellation of the previous edition.