Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Burst! of Water - Te Wai Pounamu!

Burst! Christchurch's 22nd Festival of Flowers
Friday 11 February – Sunday 6 March 2011

Burst!, the Festival of Flowers is over for 2010 and we are already planning next year's event, the theme of which will be water: Burst! of Water - and the Festival will be Bursting! into Te Wai Pounamu (South Island). Please note: 2010 Festival events remain on the website until 2011 events are confirmed.

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To view or print our October Festival Newsletter, please CLICK HERE

The Festival of Flowers is known to bring 'firsts' to New Zealand, building on this reputation the Christchurch Garden City Trust is proud to present 'burst! of water' as the 2011 theme.
We are inviting the people of the Garden City, New Zealand and beyond to start the festival New Year off with a bang! The world class 23m plus Floral Carpet in ChristChurch Cathedral - 'Where Streams of Living Water Flow' - will realise the water  theme aesthetically. Simple and beautiful education will be presented through exciting installations, exhibits, panel discussions, key-note speakers and a treat for the whole family – a summer’s movie night in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens
The 2011 Festival of Flowers will include:

  • Water-themed Floral Carpet
  • Key-note Speakers &
  • Panel Discussion
  • Water themed Exhibition
  • Water sculpture/s
  • Topiary animals featuring a watery wonderland
  • Water themed floral displays
  • Outdoor movie night in the Christchurch Botanic gardens
  • Water is Precious, Children are Precious garden
  • A prelude to World Water Day on 22 March


1 comment:

Calgaroo said...

I absolutely love your photos..they are gorgeous..