Oct 6, 2017 | Industry News
[Source: Canadian Tulip Festival]
The Canadian Tulip Festival is proud to announce the Tulip Award recipients for 2017. In the spirit of highlighting and celebrating the Capital’s vibrant tulip culture, these new awards acknowledge and recognize those who contribute to and enhance the Capital’s tulip experience during the Festival.
The Tulip is Ottawa’s official flower and the Festival has been celebrating the Capital’s vibrant tulip culture for 65 years, having first been established to acknowledge the friendship forged between Holland and Canada while the Dutch Royal Family was sheltered here during the Second World War.
The twelve Tulip Award recipients announced at the Tulip Soirée, an inaugural event of the Canadian Tulip Festival that took place tonight during the 7th World Tulip Summit in Ottawa, are as follows:
|Alt Hotel||Front of Hotel Display|
|Half Moon Bay Public School||Tulip Garden|
|National Capital Commission||Canada 150 Tulip|
|Rheal Leroux||Front Yard Garden|
|Dundonald Park||Community Tulip Garden|
|Maplelawn Garden||Tulip Gardens|
|Beechwood Cemetery||Tulip Gardens|
|Schad||Window Display – tulip heads|
|Jason Michelin||Tulip Crush Game|
|Embassy West Hotel||Canada 150 Celebration Garden|
|Top Shelf Distillery||Tulip Julip Cocktail|
|Lord Elgin||Malak Karsh Tulip Photo Exhibition|
“We are proud to celebrate those organizations which have generously contributed to and supported the Canadian Tulip Festival and its tulip legacy. The Festival has grown in stature to become internationally known and continues to flourish thanks to organizations like yours,” said Michel Gauthier, Executive Director of the Festival.