Bolesławiec is a town which stands out among many other towns in Poland for its several century-long tradition of ceramic wares. A place where pottery workshops already existed in 14th century. Here are manufactured products using a stamping technique thanks to which they are widely recognized all over the world.
Bolesławiec is a "town of ceramics", a "town of good clay".
This tradition is recognized in such a way that Święto Ceramiki, Bolesławiec Ceramics Festival, is held annually, always in the second half of August. Since 1994, together with town residents, the public have enjoyed the biggest and the most colorful outdoor event of our region. Every year the town's centre is turned into a place where the market square is filled with wooden stalls where ceramists display their products. At the fair one can buy usable ceramics, decorative ceramics and also jewellery. As far as the biggest ceramic fair in Poland is concerned, you are sure that no matter what you buy, a necklace, a cup or a planter, you are certainly buying a unique product. Wide variety is guaranteed by more than 20 ceramics manufacturers from Bolesławiec but also by foreign ones. The number of exhibitors systematically increases: during the first BCF there were a dozen of exhibitors, at present there are more than 100.