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CHALLENGE PIVERDIE 2024
Now accepting Japanese participants!!

Florists from around the world compete online in a battle of skills and sensibility at Challenge Piverdee 2024!

This year marks the fourth annual CHALLENGE PIVERDIE

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This year's theme is "Haute Couture"

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Application Deadline: Saturday, June 29, 2024

First round submission deadline: Sunday, July 7, 2024

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The Flower Art Awards are the CONCOURS PIVERDIE 2025

We are currently recruiting motivated flower artists to serve as our official Japanese representative.

Why not join us and compete on the world stage as a Japanese artist?

A new battleground for the winners of Challenge Piverd

This is a scene from Concours Piverdie 2023.

​Mr. Kiyota and Ms. Okuda, winners of the Flower art award, participated in this competition.

About CHALLENGE PIVERDIE

What is CHALLENGE PIVERDIE?

CHALLENGE PIVERDIE is an online flower contest organized by CNPH-Piverdière in France.

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This competition also serves as the selection meeting for the high-level flower competition "CONCOURS PIVERDIE", which is held every April at the Château de Brissac in Maine-et-Loire.

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The preliminary round (first selection) will be a photo and video selection. The selection will be made by a panel of professional judges, and online votes from the general public will also be taken into account. Please create works based on the theme and submit them as photos and videos.


The competition is hosted by the internationally renowned floral education institution, CNPH-PIVERDIERE . It is a very high-level competition. This year, there is a foreign division, and participants from Japan are also allowed.

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What is CONCOURS PIVERDIE?

The Concours Piverdie is a prestigious flower competition held every April at the Château de Brissac in the Loire region of France.

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Participants are divided into florist apprentices and students (junior category) and current florists and shop managers (senior category) and compete against each other in three challenges, including the creation of a large floral work.

High-level battles will be waged between talented players from France and other countries.

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The winner will have the opportunity to be selected to participate in other prestigious floristry competitions in France.

About the Contest

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Contest Process

Eligibility

<Junior candidates>

This is aimed at florist apprentices and students.

<Senior Candidates>

Professional Florist

Exhibitor fee

1 piece: 5,000 yen (tax included)

Entering a contest

Application deadline: Saturday, June 29, 2024

After applying, you will receive information about the first screening.

We will inform you via the Flower Art Secretariat's official LINE.

First screening

-theme-

"We chose a famous designer (haute couture designer)

I create bouquets inspired by that style.”

<Requirements>

  • Create bouquets inspired by the styles of famous designers (haute couture designers).

  • Bouquets can be held in the hands or in a vase.

  • The bouquet design should reflect the essence and style of the chosen designer.

  • When sending photos and videos, use a simple, solid background.

<Submissions>

  • Full bouquet photo

  • A photo of the part of the bouquet you want to highlight

  • A photo of a person holding a bouquet (face not visible)

  • 1 photo with the best angle for social media

  • 1 photo from above, 1 photo from below, 2 photos from the side

  • A landscape video (20 seconds or less) showing the shape and scale of the bouquet

  • A photo of a costume by the designer that inspired the piece

  • 2-3 lines of concept of the work (in English or French)

  • A profile photo of yourself with a plain background (either your face or your upper body)

<Schedule>

  • Sunday, July 7, 2024: Deadline for photo submissions

  • July 17-21, 2024: Judging by the jury

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2024: SNS photo release

  • July 25th - August 21st 2024: Public Vote (Facebook + Instagram Likes)

  • Friday, August 23, 2024: Announcement of candidates for the second project (8 juniors and 8 seniors)

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Second round of screening

-theme-

"We made parasols decorated with flowers,

It will be shown at a high fashion show in Paris as part of Fashion Week ."

<Requirements>

  • A famous designer (haute couture designer) is chosen and a design inspired by their style is created.

  • The diameter of the parasol shall be 1 metre.

  • The design is elegant and striking, reflecting the elegance of Parisian high fashion.

  • When sending photos and videos, use a simple, solid background.

<Submissions>

  • A photo of the entire parasol

  • A photo of the part of the parasol you want to highlight

  • A photo of a person holding a parasol (face not visible)

  • 1 great angle photo for social media

  • 1 photo from above, 1 photo from below, 2 photos from the side

  • A 20 second video (landscape orientation) showing the shape and scale of the parasol

  • A photo of a costume by the designer that inspired the piece

  • 2-3 lines of concept of the work (in English or French)

  • A profile photo of yourself with a plain background (either your face or your upper body)

<Schedule>

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2024: Deadline for photo submission

  • September 18-22, 2024: Jury evaluation

  • Monday, September 23, 2024: Photos posted on social media

  • 23-30 September 2024: Public Vote (Facebook + Instagram Likes)

  • Monday, September 30, 2024: Official results announced at Novafleur in France

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