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Festival des jardins de la Côte d’Azur

4 awards for selected show gardens at the festival

This 2d edition of the Riviera festival sponsored by Marina Picasso, displays excellent aesthetics. One again, Alpes Maritimes reaffirm their desire to magnify their garden heritage through contemporary creation..

Three gardens for 5 cities, from a severe selection chaired by landscape gardener Jean Mus: this is the rule for this Festival.

On March 31, the jury awarded Sylvère Fournier and his team for the garden 'From one bank to another', an expression of the North and South of the Mediterranean ambiances in a perfectionist staging.

"D'une rive à l'autre" - création Sylvère Fournier
Une rive à l'autre

The professional jury chose to reward 'The windows of Matisse', a wink to the painter of color, signed by Damien Abel and Thibault Jeandel.

"Les fenêtres de Matisse" - création Damien Abel et Thibault Jeandel

The press prize goes to the dream garden of Marguerite Ribstein and Gregory Cazeaux 'Above the immortelles'.

"Au-dessus des immortelles" - création de Marguerite Ribstein et Gregory Cazeaux

With a special mention in Solène Ortoli's 'The expression of dreams' garden for its original installation, playing on reflections.

"L’expression des songes" - création de Solène Ortoli

The 15 gardens of the contest can be visited until April 28 from 9h to 19h in Nice, Antibes, Menton, Cannes and Grasse.
Some will even stay a little longer ...


photos : Marianne Lavillonnière © Lagor Garden