Summer workshops of Araik Galstyan in Barcelona

There were hold summer workshops of Araik Galstyan in Barcelona In July and August.
49 students from different countries have studied at workshops: Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Romania, Argentina, Portugal, Moldova, Belarus, Columbia, Norway, France, Spain and Balearic and got certificate of Araik Galstyan Moscow Floral Design School. There were 5 interesting themes for 5 days workshops.

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Press release, Amsterdam, August 2015


The English Carnival won a GOLD MEDAL at RHS Tatton Park 2015

Designed by five time RHS Chelsea Gold Medal Winner Joseph Massie and students from the UK School of Floristry, the 5m x 2m floral installation is a vivid whirlwind of exciting colour, cheer and fantasy, combined with fabulous flowers and foliage to create a floral delight for the senses. For his choice of flowers Joseph Massie contacted LM Flower Fashion.

Students from the Liverpool based School created three distinct Carnival Characters to embody their installation — the Entertainer, the Ring Master and the Confectioner, and these classic English Carnival characters are given a fresh and innovative floral make over ~ by wearing bespoke Floral Couture outfits. Each outfit takes inspiration from the energy of English Carnivals — from jackets made from Admission Tickets to Playing Card Catsuits, each look is created using exquisite flowers and foliage.These fabulous characters sit amongst a colourful Carnival environment, filled with ring toss, pop corn and other fun fair classics, to provide an entertaining and engaging floral display.

The flowers and foliage utilized within the display are in part sponsored by the Schools long standing floral design suppliers — notably Anco Pure Vanda, Meijer Roses and Marginpar. The stand includes the finest Sweet Avalanche roses, used in combination with exotic Vanda Orchids, rare Gloriosa, Astrantia, Clematis and Chasmantium to create a truly breath taking visual treat. Through the Schools outstanding reputation, the students have access to study with the highest grade of fresh flowers and foliages.

Achieving their very first medal at RHS Tatton Park, The English Carnival by the UK School of Floristry showcases the finest work from it’s students across several courses.The School itself caters for students looking for classes in Floral Art & Design at beginner, professional and advanced levels, providing a welcoming and friendly atmosphere in which to learn Floral Art & Design. Based in Aintree, Liverpool, the School is proud to attract students from far and wide — nationally and internationally.

Previous Chelsea Flower Show Medal Winner Joseph Massie told us “The opportunity for our students to exhibit their work at RHS Tatton Park is a dream come true for them. The show is a wonderful opportunity to really stretch their creativity and technical skills by coming up with a truly incredible design, that we’re delighted to say, caught the eye of the judges, and the imagination of the public.” —

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For additional information, requests for interviews and / or images:

LM Flower Fashion — Marc Knijnenburg — 00316-22367437 —

Press Release, Amsterdam, August 2015

‘Share your love with flowers’ boat during Amsterdam Gay Pride
flower boat during Canal Parade a huge success

On August 1st, during the 20th edition of the Amsterdam Gay Pride, the ‘Share your love with flowers’ boat was part of the Canal Parade. Hundreds of thousands people at the Amsterdam canals responded enthusiastically on the by international flower stylist, Jeff Leatham designed boat! On board models showed couture of Dutch designer Edwin Oudshoorn Couture. On the music of DJ Ajen, with a specially produced anthem, dancers danced in an sexy outfit styled with flowers by David Laport. The initiators FloraHolland, LM Flower Fashion, Mirakuleus, Sion and Westland Marketing look positively back on this overwhelming beautiful flower promotion!

For participating in the boat parade the Dutch floriculture has teamed to apply and brighten up the parade by joining with a floral boat under the campaign ‘Share your love with flowers. The desire to make a statement, on behalf of the entire horticultural industry, is definitely exceeded!
After the street stunt on July 18 which was held together with the magazine Wendy at various places in the capital by handing out flowers, various radio interviews with 100% NL and Radio Decibel and national publications, the ‘Share was your love with flowers’ project was officially launched at an exclusive cocktail at the InterContinental Amstel Hotel. During a toast with Moet & Chandon pink champagne Jeff Leatham handed his recently published book «Visionary Floral Art and Design” to FloraHolland CEO Lucas Vos.

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