International Festival of Landscape Art, Gardening and Nurseries "Gardens and People"
1. Main tasks of gardens contest
The Festival show gardens contest is held in the aim of:
2. Participants of the show gardens contest
Landscape and garden designers, landscape architects are invited to participate in the show gardens contest. The author provides a sketch, the name and description of the garden, as well as the description of the materials to be used to build a garden.
Garden designer finds funding for materials and constructing work for the garden and organise the construction of the garden.
The organising committee provides informational support for the participant to search potential sponsors and partners for the garden construction, plants, soil mixtures, natural stone, small architectures forms, garden accessories and so on.
The participant whose garden was approved by Selection Committee has to send to the organizing team a completed application.
3. Nominations of the Show-garden contest
I The designer's garden
II. Urban courtyard.
III. Modern flowerbed.
IV. "Edible" garden.
V. Landscape Art object. (Installation, small forms, sculpture)
VI. Gardening miniature. (Container garden to decorate patios, gazebos and so on.)
4. The Selection Committee
The selection committee is appointed by the Festival Organising committee to ensure a high-level of show gardens. The Selection committee considers the submitted projects and takes its own decisions which projects can be implemented at the exhibition and which are not according to the established and published Festival regulations.
All works of applicants are published on the festival website
5. The Festival Jury
To award the best show gardens a professional jury is appointed by the Organizing committee. The Jury members evaluate the work of the participants of the contest independently, objectively and impartially and choose the best that is fixed in the protocol.
Each year the Organizing committee works out the criteria of the jury evaluation.
Recommended Garden evaluation criteria:
The jury has the ability to make a decision on awarding a special prize of the jury.
Additional prizes and awards:
To increase interest among the professionals and amateurs the additional prizes and awards can be established such as:
Festival Organizing committee
Gardens and People is a unique festival of landscape art, horticulture and nursery.
This festival is intended to become the main meeting place in Moscow for all professionals of the "green" industry in order to conduct an open dialogue, exchange experience, popularize ecology and healthy lifestyles in the urban environment and develop the Russian market.