On April 23-24 2014 at the “Korme” Exhibition Center in frames of the      V International exhibition of flowers, landscape architecture and design “AstanaFloraExpo- 2014” was held the Second Open Championship of Kazakhstan of Professional Florists “ALTYN GUL-2014″.

Organizers: “Astana-Expo KS” Exhibition Company, Florists Association of Kazakhstan.

Official sponsor of the Championship – “3D Flowers KZ” (Kazakhstan), sponsors – “Smithers-Oazis” (Germany) and “Dekker Chrysanten BV” (Netherlands).

 

Judges of the Championship:

  • Sergey Karpunin – Championship chairman, judge of International organization of florists FLORINT;
  • Nina Mikkinen – Champion of Finland (2001, 2010), the president of the Florists Association of Finland;
  • Natalia Mikhaleva – Director of the International Competition of florists “Tallinna Lilleball” (Tallinn, Estonia);
  • Zoe Norbutayte – participant and winner of numerous florists contests (Moscow, Russia).

Competition program consisted of 4 tasks:

  • Task №1: Column – as a floral object;
  • Task №2: Flower heart;
  • Task №3: Bouquet for designers “ART-Experiment”;
  • Task №4: Flower dress – “SPRING”.

Championship results:

  • 1 PLACE

    Marina Shipovskaya, “Flora Alma-Ata” (NICOLE), Astana
  • 2nd PLACE

    Oksana Sherebirova, School of Floristry SIBERIA (Almaty)
  • 3rd PLACE

    Elena Huseynova, House of Flowers “GOODVEEN” (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
  • Special Jury Prize for “Innovations in technical methods” – Oksana Sherebirova, School of Floristry SIBERIA (Almaty)
  • Special Jury Prize for “Best presentation” – Marina Shipovskaya, “Flora Alma-Ata” (NICOLE), Astana
  • Special prize from SMITHERS OASIS for winning the task “Flower Heart” – Marina Shipovskaya,  “Flora Alma-Ata” (NICOLE), Astana
  • Special Jury Prize for winning the task “Bouquet for designer ART- Experiment” – Marina Shipovskaya, “Flora Alma-Ata” (NICOLE), Astana
  • Special Prize of the international competition TALLINNA LILLEBALL for winning the task “Flower Dress – SPRING ” – Elena Huseynova, House of Flowers “GOODVEEN” (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Marina received a major prize from the company “3D FLOWERS” – a five-day training workshop of Gregor Lersh at NICOLE school in Moscow.