Gallery: PICS: 1000s of Flowers Fill Spanish City Streets for Girona’s ...

Internal courtyards became secret spots during the festival.
Internal courtyards became secret spots during the festival.

Tropical flower installations and blooming rose-filled rooms were some of the more traditional displays at the show, but many of Girona’s exhibits were more contemporary than others, like a room of brightly-lit sunflowers contained within walls of cardboard boxes. One of our favorites was created by artists Ignasi Esteve and Marc Vicens – a simple wooden frame installation in the university plaza with just a red ladder between two grass-clad floors.

This year’s festival was a bit more humble than in previous years, presumably due to a decreased budget for the event, but many of the city’s ancient ruins and public terraces were transformed dramatically by using simple ideas. For example, hanging above one street was a floral web made from recycled plastic industrial materials.

If you are in the northern region of Spain and want to see a gorgeous floral display, Girona’s flower festival will be on show through May 20.

+ Tiempo de Flores

Images courtesy of Helen Morgan


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