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Funchal In Bloom Competition

The 23rd edition of the ‘Funchal – Florida City’ competition ends on the 22nd of September, at 15:00, with the presentation of prizes in the Auditorium of the Municipal Garden of Funchal.

This is an annual contest promoted by the Funchal municipality, which aims to involve citizens in improving and expanding green spaces, gardens and urban agriculture within the municipality.

A total number of 65 participants took part in the six category competition: Municipal urban gardens (16); Social urban gardens (11), Social housing gardens (10), Single-family gardens (4), Balconies, terraces and staircases (9) and Hotel units (14).

The prizes, which are mostly monetary vary from €75.00 to €1500.00, totaling an expense for the municipality of €6600.00. In the case of  Hotel units, quality awards are presented.

The different award-winning spaces will be the subject of a photographic exhibition, on display in the Auditorium of Jardim Municipal during the award ceremony. After that, the photographic exhibition will move to the atrium of the Funchal City Council, where it will remain on display until the 30th of September 2022.

As such, I would like to congratulate Kate and Martin Gannon for their inclusion in the competition, invitation to the award ceremony.

Samantha Gannon

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