Flowers at Christmas I
Date: 25th November 2015
Venue: The Wintar Mews
Time: 12pm- 6pm
In 2015, as a tribute to the most talented florists and gardeners in Lagos, the GFCN hosted a photo shoot in collaboration with Genevieve Magazine. This served the multipurpose of widening their platforms for advertisements and product sales and also showed the uses of plants at Christmas time.
The event brought together 12 of the most talented florists, horticulturists and interior decorators in Lagos. Each vendor was given a static display area which interpreted the theme “Flowers at Christmas” the result was breathtakingly beautiful! From the variation of exotic flowers, dried fruits and plants, to the extravagant pieces of crockery and array of colors showcased, each display was intricately and exquisitely crafted. The vendors who participated were –
In addition to the excitement of being able to express themselves through their art, the vendors were interviewed and exposed to the main media streams; digital, print and television including some of the most prominent media houses in Nigeria; Genevieve Magazine, Spice TV, Studio 53 and Ebonylife Tv. Genevieve Magazine however, covered the entire photo shoot and conducted individual interviews with each vendor.
The photo shoot themed, Flowers at Christmas was featured in Genevieve Magazine’s December 2015 issue.
The various interpretations displayed at the Wintar Mews were also available to the public for viewing over a period of two days.