By the deadline of 30 May, the office of the organizing committee has received more than 700 sample pictures of ceramic works submitted by 278 ceramists from 46 countries and regions. There are 163 Chinese ceramists (including Hong Kong and Macao) and 115 ceramists from other countries, including 27 IAC members. Eleven countries and regions registered for the symposium for the first time, which were Cameroon, Spain, Tunisia, Chile, Guatemala, Malta, Hong Kong and Macao of China, etc.
After the evaluation of all the works by the review committee (composed of IAC members and domestic experts), 50 ceramists from 25 countries and regions were selected for the symposium. After finishing the works in their home country or region, these ceramists will send 150 exquisite ceramic works to Changchun International Ceramics Gallery by international express.
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 in some countries and regions, the works of shortlisted ceramists may be unable to participate in this symposium. In view of this, the organizing committee will fill vacancies of the shortlist in order of precedence according to the opinions of the judges.
Organizing Committee of the 9th China Changchun International
June 15, 2020