Côte d’Azur Gardens Festival

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As part of the “Côte d’Azur Gardens Festival”, the Alpes-Maritimes Department organizes a competition of ephemeral landscape creations. For the 3rd edition of the Festival, the theme chosen is : ” ARTISTS’ GARDENS ”

The competition is managed by the Europe and Tourism Department, in partnership with the municipalities hosting the creations and aims to reward the landscape creation elected winner by the members of the jury. For the 2021 edition, the creations of national and international teams will be spread over five municipalities of the department and Monaco.

The selected sites will each host 2 or 3 ephemeral gardens, free to the public during the day, during the Festival. Thus the 2021 competition will propose 13 creations on the French Riviera.

The gardens presented will feature a studied layout, precise finishes to delight visitors. The creations will also take into account the challenges of sustainable development.

The creations has been selected in the autumn of 2020 by a technical committee.

They will be appreciated in 2021 by 3 juries and 4 prizes will be awarded:

  • The jury prize awarded by the festival jury made up of elected officials, personalities and representatives of the gardens.
  • The GREEN Deal prize for the most eco-responsible garden awarded by the festival jury.
  • The press prize presented by a jury p of French and European journalists from the specialized press gardens.
  • The Landscape Professionals’ prize presented by UNEP (National Union of Landscape Enterprises).

A special mention will be awarded by each of the 3 juries.

The 2021 Côte d’Azur Garden Festival will also offer several pop-up gardens related to the Festival theme and numerous activities, conferences, guided tours.

For more information and prize list 2021 : https://festivaldesjardins.departement06.fr/festival-des-jardins-de-la-cote-d-azur-14431.html