be the first South African MasterFlorist™ Winner?
The Cape Town Flower
Show takes place from Thursday 27th–Sunday 30th October 2016 at The
Castle of Good Hope, in the centre of Cape Town. At the show, a brand new
floral competition is being launched. Amateur, semi-professional
and professional florists and floral artists will be given the opportunity to
show their skill and design flair in the first-ever South African
MasterFlorist™ competition. Do you think you have what it takes?
Entries for Round One are open from Friday 1 July 2016 – Sunday 31 July
2016 and can be submitted online here.
From the entries, 20 competitors will then be selected for Round
Two and the final 12 contestants will then battle it out in a daily competition
held on each day of the Cape Town Flower Show. Contestants will be
put through their paces, as they are presented with a new themed elimination
challenge. At the end of each daily challenge, contestants will be
judged by a panel of floral experts and media when three competitors will then
be eliminated. The final challenge on Sunday 30th October is
not to be missed when the final three florists battle it out for the ultimate
prize of R20 000 and the title of South African MasterFlorist™ Winner
TV personality and floral communication expert, Jill Manson, will be MC during the MasterFlorist™
challenges, keeping the audience entertained and the contestants on their
toes. Jill will be holding an inspiring floral workshop on Saturday
afternoon, 29 October at the show. (Tickets can be purchased on Computicket).
Curator of the Floral Theatre at the Cape Town Flower Show, Alwijn Burger or Blomboy, who is well known in the SA floristry
world. “The Cape
Town Flower Show will help to reintroduce flowers into our lives, not as a
luxury but as a daily necessity. My motivation as the Floral Theatre Project
Manager is to showcase the trend for cut-flowers that is currently sweeping the
world. Flowers are about culture and civilization and we can create our own
panache and style with floral arrangements within our homes. The Flower Show
will, through the MasterFlorist™ competition, also highlight the country’s top
floral artists and designers.”
With over 100 years’
experience in supplying coins to Africa and the world, the South African Mint
Company is proud to be the official sponsor of the Cape Town Flower Show
Floral Theatre, where the daily MasterFlorist™ competition takes place.
The Cape Town Flower Show is an annual lifestyle event that brings together
gardens and gardening, planting trends and designs for living outdoors; unites
notions of beauty, sanctuary and sustainability; and celebrates local food,
culture and community. The show taps into a gardening culture that’s young,
vibrant and identifies with a universal awareness for the need to care for the
In the build-up towards the show, The Cape Town Flower Show will be releasing a
limited amount of tickets each month at special prices. Avoid disappointment
and book early to get the best prices.
(adults) - save R50 per ticket
R65 (10-17 year-olds)
price at the event:
Children under 10 years
Tickets can be purchased at Computicket.
10am - 9pm: Thursday - Saturday
10am - 5pm: Sunday
for more visitor and tour information.
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With petal magic!