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August 23 - August 27
EUROFLEURS 2023 – the European Championship for Young Florists – will take place in the historic Arboretum Volčji Potok botanical garden in Slovenia, from August 23 to 27 of 2023!
EUROFLEURS 2023 is being organized by the Association of Florists and Gardeners of Slovenia and Arboretum Volčji Potok, with supervision from Florint, the International Florist Organisation. Alongside the EUROFLEURS 2023 floral art competition, the annual General Assembly of FLORINT will be organised on August 24.
The EUROFLEURS 2023 Competitors
[UPDATE] The enrolment process has been finalized, and twelve exceptionally talented young florists have successfully enrolled in the 2023 edition of EUROFLEURS! They are the following competitors:
- Catherine Burn from United Kingdom
- Filip Hrouda from Czech Republic
- Karoline Pedersen from Denmark
- Benoit Barbin from France
- Anian Friedrich from Germany
- Esther Weijenberg from The Netherlands
- Justine Givron from Belgium
- Massimo Bundi from Switzerland
- Weronika Kwiatek-Binda from Poland
- Maša Troha from Slovenia
- Henrietta Sutus from Hungary
- Maris Paas from Estonia
FLORINT wishes all the competitors tremendous success, and the experience of a lifetime in Slovenia!
Arboretum Volčji Potok
The historical Park Volčji Potok extends over 85 hectares and is the most visited botanic garden in all of Slovenia. It draws significant amounts of visitors from many neighbouring countries as well, with its seasonal garden shows. It will provide a marvelous setting in which to enjoy the EUROFLEURS Championship.
This gorgeous event setting for EUROFLEURS 2023 is easily accessible for international visitors as well, as it’s very close to the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana.
Learn more about the historic park at https://www.arboretum.si/en/
EUROFLEURS 2023 Program
Visitors of EUROFLEURS 2023 are recommended to arrive on the 23rd of August, and depart on the 27th. FLORINT’s General Assembly will happen on August 24. The outdoor floristry championship will take place on August 24, 25 and 26, and end with a spectacular award gala on the 26th. All the floral workpieces can still be viewed at the Arboretum on the 27th and beyond as well.
Sustainability and a ‘back to basics’ approach to floristry will be prominent themes of this European Championship for Young Florists. The competitors will be asked to complete 5 floristry tasks:
- #1 – “Trees Are My Friends” – a free arrangement
- #2 – “Summer Dreams” – a hand-tied bouquet
- #3 – “Romantic picnic in a flowering meadow” – a picnic decoration
- #4 – “The legend of the red and white roses” – a bridal bouquet
- #5 – “Nothing can extinguish the flames of love” – a surprise workpiece
Alongside the gorgeous summer gardens of the Arboretum, the nearby capital city of Ljubljana offers plenty of accommodation and recreation options for tourists!
EUROFLEURS Championship Regulations
All the official documents relating to the EUROFLEURS 2023 championship are available. You will find the official Championship Regulations, the Task Descriptions, Enrolment forms, and other relevant championship documents in the following online folder. We highly recommend bookmarking this folder, if you are involved with the competition:
What is EUROFLEURS?
Florint’s European Championship for Young Florists has a long tradition that goes back decades. For all general information about EUROFLEURS, please see this segment of our website.