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Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art

Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art

Mosaicultures Internationales Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art – Land of Hope

Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art, Mosaicultures Internationales Montreal 2013 (MIM2013), is the world’s most prestigious competition of horticultural art. The impressive competition takes place at the Montreal Botanical Garden, which is ranked third largest in the world. 200 of the world’s most talented horticultural artists compete for the Grand Honorary Jury Award and the People’s Choice Award. MIM2013 conveys the importance of preserving the incredible wealth of life on Earth. Participating nations create a work of mosaiculture that represents something of their culture in addition to drawing on the theme of Land of Hope. Land of Hope is competition’s key theme, a strong message about the planet’s biodiversity. Impressive cultural kaleidoscope of 40 works from Europe, Asia, America, the Middle East and Africa participate in the competition.

Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art, Mosaicultures Internationales Montreal 2013 (MIM2013)

Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art, Mosaicultures Internationales Montreal 2013 (MIM2013)

Visitors enjoy living two-and three-dimensional sculptures with such evocative titles as Mother Earth (Patchamama for the indigenous peoples of the Andes), The Tree of Birds, The Man Who Planted Trees and The Forest Spirits. The Tree of Birds is a masterwork depicting some 60 bird species along with the most endangered amphibians on Earth. Over three million plants constitute the exhibition’s 2-km circuit. The exhibition in Montreal last until September 29.

Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art, Mosaicultures Internationales Montreal 2013 (MIM2013)

Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art, Mosaicultures Internationales Montreal 2013 (MIM2013)

Participating nations will each create a work of mosaiculture that represents something of their culture in addition to drawing on the theme of Land of Hope, which has six components:

The interdependence of man and nature
Positive actions for the environment
Endangered or at-risk species or ecosystems
Nature in the city
The beauty and fragility of life on earth
Peace: the key to planetary survival

Mosaicultures Internationales Montreal 2013 – Land of Hope is made ​​possible through government contributions at the municipal, provincial and federal levels. The City of Montreal invested $4.5 million; Economic Development Canada invested $3 million and a further $1.8 million came from Quebec Government: the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy and Tourisme Québec. Tourisme Montreal invested in the event with $200,000.

Montreal 2013 competition of horticultural art

source:
mosaiculturesinternationales.ca