III Moscow International Festival of Gardens and Flowers will be held from 6 to 13 of July, 2014 in Gorky Park.
The main event of the Festival is the International Competition of Landscape Design and Gardening Art. Within a few days Gorky Park Visitors will be able to appreciate the projects presented. Winners will be determined in the following nominations: "Heritage Gardens", "Gardens of Russia", "Garden in the city", "Kindergarten", "Vertical City", "Showgarden", "Land-art", "Art in the Garden".
The jury consists of accredited judge of the Royal Horticultural Society and popular BBC host James Alexander-Sinclair, president of the European Association of Landscape Industry ELCA Emmanuel Mony, vice president of the Parks and Gardens Foundation of France Princess Marisol de la Tour d'Auvergne, and others.
Experts from Russia, France, Italy and the UK have submitted the largest number of projects for the nomination "Heritage Gardens".
During the Festival traditional "Rose Day" a new "Olympic" kind of the flower will be presented in honor of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi by the famous French House "Meia". Yelena Isinbayeva, a celebrated Russian athlete, Olympic Champion and winner of 28 world records will appear as the "Godmother" of the new rose.
The Park International Forum "Green Strategy" will be held for the first time. Objective: exchange of views between the landscape industry professionals, fostering dialogue between the professional community and representatives of the city administration and the public.