His Excellency Prof. Peter Katjavivi, President of the Namibian Parliament, visited the Herend Porcelain Manufactory on October 20, 2019.
The President was accompanied by members of parliament and his wife. The exclusive guests came from Tihany to Herend to admire the beauty of Herend porcelain and get acquainted with the secrets of its making.
The President and his entourage were welcomed by Dr. Attila Simon, CEO of the Herend Porcelain Manufactory Ltd., who also guided them through the Company's 500-square metre showroom and the Porcelanium Visitor Centre. They looked at all the stages of porcelain making, from the throwing to the last brush stroke. The President and his entourage were fascinated by the birth of Herend porcelain and showed a keen interest in several patterns. During the meeting they talked about that Namibian artists could join the Herend International Product Development Scholarship Program. The official program ended with a banquet at the Apicius Restaurant.