The 52nd International Bouquet Competition, organised by the Garden Club of Monaco, chaired by H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover, brought together some fifty participants (amateur and professional), who competed to show the most imagination in designing floral compositions on the theme of “Culinary art throughout the world”.
Both the official jury, made up of judges, teachers, international authors and experts in floristry, and the special jury, comprising personalities from the worlds of literature and art, were presided over by H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover.
- Category 1 - THE SIGNATURE DISHES OF GREAT CHEFS - Free arrangement
Gold medal Geneviève Antona – GARDEN CLUB OF MONACO
Silver medal Chantal Lupi – IIDFA EDFA SANREMO – ITALY
Bronze medal Daniela Palaviccini – OSPEDALETTI – ITALY
- Category 2 GOURMET ARRANGEMENT OF FLOWERS, FRUIT AND VEGETABLES - Free arrangement
Gold medal Tiziana Vicentini – SANREMO – ITALY
Silver medal Romina Farinelli – VAUD – SWITZERLAND
Bronze medal Michèle Villaret – PARFUMS ET COULEURS – FRANCE
- Category 4 CANDLELIT HUNTING DINNER - Table decoration – free arrangement
Gold medal Francesca Cuppari – IIDFA EDFA SANREMO – ITALY
Silver medal Serena Mancini – GENOA – ITALY
Bronze medal Karyn Ducrey – SAFA VAUD GENEVE – SWITZERLAND
Commended Mirella Scianda – IIDFA EDFA SANREMO – ITALY
Commended Chantal Peyroche – DES FLEURS ET DES ARTS – FRANCE
- Category 5 TROPICAL CUISINE - Large scale – free
Gold medal Frédérique de Chambure and Giordana Manara - GARDEN CLUB OF MONACO
Silver medal Maguy Usai and Michèle Bernadac - C.A.A.C. DE PUGET SUR ARGENS – FRANCE
Bronze medal Simone Idjeri-Baret and Elisabeth Feisthaver - LES OISEAUX DE PARADIS – FRANCE
- Category 6 STREET FOOD AND FLOWERS - Youth category, age 9 and under – Free arrangement
Gold medal Joleen Balleret – MONACO
Silver medal Manon Schmitt – MONACO
Bronze medal Luce Seneca – MONACO
- Category 6 STREET FOOD AND FLOWERS - Youth category, age 10–12 – Free arrangement
Gold medal Margot Robert – MOUGINS – FRANCE
Silver medal Mélina Vernet – MOUGINS – FRANCE
Bronze medal Alice Pucnik-Danty – MONACO
SPECIAL PRIZE WINNERS
PRIZE FOR ORIGINALITY IN INTERPRETATION, presented by H.E. the Minister of State, represented by Mr Didier Gamerdinger, Minister of Health and Social Affairs.
Awarded to Alfio Sinito – Monaco
PRIZE FOR ELEGANT ARRANGEMENT presented by the President of the National Council, represented by Ms Michèle Dittlot, Vice Chair of the Committee on Culture and Heritage.
Awarded to Michelle Villaret – Parfums et Couleurs – France
PRIZE FOR CHARM presented by the Mayor of Monaco, represented by Ms Karyn Ardisson Salopek, Deputy Mayor for Culture.
Awarded to Mélina Vernet – Mougins – France
PRIZE FOR BEST FLORAL DECORATION, presented by the Instituto Italiano per la Decorazione Floreale per Amatori (I.I.D.F.A.), represented by Ms Chiara Peroni Maiga.
Awarded to Frederico Silvestri – Alassio – Italy
PRIZE FOR COLOUR HARMONY, presented by the Garden Club of Monaco, awarded by H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover.
Awarded to Margita Monnin – SAFA – Geneva, Switzerland
PRIZE FOR HUMOUR, presented by the Garden Club of Monaco, awarded by H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover.
Awarded to Anastasia Pastor – Monaco
PRIZE FOR ORIGINALITY IN THE SELECTION OF MATERIALS, presented by FLORANGA Sanremo, represented by Mr Enrico Barla.
Awarded to Frédérique de Chambure and Giordana Manara – Garden Club of Monaco
PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO PRIZE – Overall Grand Prize – Presented by the Garden Club of Monaco, awarded by H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover.
Awarded to Tiziana Vicentini – Sanremo – Italy
The event is open to the public on Sunday 17 October, 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Entrance fee: €5; free for children under 12
Garden Club – International Bouquet Competition