Antalya in Bloom Project has been evaluated by the jury
Communities In Bloom jury members Mr. Alain Cappelle and Mr. Richard DAIGNEAULT, visited Antalya on 22-25th July, 2015 , to evaluate the project Antalya In Bloom.
Jury members visited Governor and Mayor of Antalya. After a short introduction meeting, they visited project area in Old Town for evaluation and also participated to the social programs in the project. During the program Jury members also visited other parts of city including parks, landscaping projects, touristic and historical areas.
Antalya, is participating for the first time to Communities in Bloom competition. The main goal of “Antalya In Bloom” project is defined to create a greener Antalya while conserving historical and cultural heritage
The project idea was formed and supported by Governorate and Metropolitan Municipality of Antalya, Expo 2016 Antalya Agency and Ornamental Plants and Products Exporters Union. Other stakeholders included Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism, Antalya Commodity Exchange, Antalya Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chamber of Landscape Architects, Cultural Heritage Conservation Council and Local Residents and Volunteers.
Project was implemented in The Old Town , a very unique area in Antalya, due to its beauty, history and culture. In the project area historical sites were protected, old buildings were restorated and flowers and trees were planted.
Results of the competition will be announced in the Awards Ceremony on September in Canada.