European Floristry Championship 2016 in Genoa
Coming on the back of a wonderful Interflora World Cup in Berlin, Florint now takes centre stage in order to organize the spectacular European Floristry Championship 2016. The ‘Europa Cup for Florists’ will be taking place in Genoa, Italy, and feature many of the absolute best floral arrangers in the world.
From the 7th to the 9th of April, the Fiera di Genova exhibition centre and Florint will be hosting the Europa Cup. It will make for a perfect time and place – in mid spring, at the gorgeous Italian Riviera – to celebrate world-class floristry. 2016 will also mark Florint’s 60th anniversary since its inception in the city of Strasbourg. The celebration of the Europa Cup is without a doubt the perfect opportunity to commemorate the unique history of Florint and the European championships.
Candidates for Florint’s Europa Cup will be presented by Member, candidate and linked associations. All of them have been eagerly awaiting the moment that their national champions will demonstrate their skills and proudly represent their country’s floristry sector. Pre-registration is open as of now until October!
The Europa Cup of 2011
Florint’s last European Florist Championship was held in beautiful Havirov, Czech Republic, in 2011. 18 competitors fought head to head, with the winner being Natalia Zizko from Russia: Europe’s reigning florist champion! The runner-up was Niina Minkkinen from Finland, and Neil Whittaker from the UK took third place.