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The 2017 European Championship for Young Florists: here’s what you need to know!

 


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Eurofleurs 2017 – the European Championship for Young Florists – is celebrated publically on September 17 and 18 in Belgium. Ten of the continent’s most talented junior floral arrangers will go head to head, to decide who the champ is. The setting is a monumental venue, the 13th-century Minderbroedersite monastery, and tickets are a mere 5 euros. Plan your visit now!

 

• Eurofleurs 2017 runs from September 15 to 18, but is open to the visiting public on the two post-championship days: 17 and 18 September. The city of Sint-Truiden kindly invites you to come see the amazing championship floristry, and lots of floral and architectural beauty alongside it!
 
• The official website at www.eurofleurs2017.com introduces you to the 10 competing young florists and explains the event program in detail. Buying your tickets for the European Championship for Young Florists is easily done online as well. In case you do get stuck, click here for a handy explainer.
 
• We are organising the European Young Florist Conference 2017 alongside Eurofleurs! A very interesting business congress for anybody with an eye on the future of our industry. Reserve a seat now, for free!
 
• Do you use Facebook? Then please follow the official Event Page here: click here to open it. We would absolutely love it if you invite your flower-loving friends to do so too!
 
• Would you like to be notified of all announcements about Eurofleurs 2017 and similar events? Please subscribe to International Florist Organisation Florint’s free newsletter here: http://www.florint.org/about-us/newsletters
 
• Sint-Truiden is close to Alden Biesen (Bilzen), where Fleuramour, Passion for flowers takes place from 22-25 September. We highly recommend visiting both, it will be worth it!

History of the Eurofleurs Competition

About every 4 years, Florint organizes the European Championship for Young Florists. The first edition was held in 1998, in Great Britain. Like the famous Europa Cup for senior florists, Eurofleurs stimulates floral craftsmanship and promotes the flower sector to the public. It also functions as a springboard for the participating young designers, helping them to gain experience and the confidence to go on to bigger events in the future.

Eurofleurs 2017 Organisation

The 2017 edition of the European Championship for Young Florists is being organised by the Royal Union of Belgian Florists (KUFB/URFB), the member association of Florint, the International Florist Organisation, in Belgium. Lots of friendly assistance is being provided by the city of Sint-Truiden.

Participation in Eurofleurs

One young florist from each of Florint’s member countries can take part in the European Championship for Young Florists. The contestants are nominated by the national florist associations, the members of Florint. In exceptional situations, a floral arranger from a non-member country may also be permitted to take part. This is decided on a case-by-case basis.

 
 
 

 


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