Campaign to rescue the roof of a Granada icon: the outdated Fajalauza manufacturing facility

File picture of the City Council go to to the Fajalauza factoryEUROPA PRESS

The roof of the outdated Fajalauza manufacturing facility, within the metropolis of Granada, is on the snapping point and a crowdfunding marketing campaign on the Internet is searching for the 45,000 euros wanted to keep away from it. It is a symbolic constructing that homes the one Spanish-Arab oven within the metropolis.

It has been the Morales household, which retains the custom alive in Fajalauza, via the muse of the identical title, which has activated this marketing campaign with the collaboration of the Hispania Nostra affiliation.

The house-factory at quantity 2 Fajalauza avenue, generally known as the Fajalauza-Cecilio Morales Ceramic Factory, has 500 years of historical past manufacturing genuine Fajalauza ceramics from Granada.

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Hispania Nostra is an affiliation that works to defend, promote and improve the worth of cultural and pure heritage. This is the primary marketing campaign of those traits to be launched in Granada. They barely have a month to succeed in that quantity, for the reason that deadline to lift the cash expires on April 9.

As defined by the affiliation, the services “are going via a dramatic scenario of their state of conservation, which requires pressing motion to stop the collapse of one of many few residing testimonies of Granada as at all times.” The delivery of Granada ceramics happens within the first half of the sixteenth century in Granada, the place a kind of earthenware is manufactured that may take, on the finish of the nineteenth century, the title of Fajalauza ceramics as it’s produced primarily within the space across the Gate of Fajalauza.