(KZN.RU, November 26, Ksenia Shvetsova). The total area of flower gardens, equipped in Kazan this year, amounted to 58 thousand square meters. 12 thousand flowerpots and pots were placed in the city, 7 million flower seedlings were used to decorate the city. Igor Kulyazhev, the deputy head of the Executive Committee, the chairman of the Committee for External Improvement, spoke about the results of the project “Blooming Kazan” at the Business Monday today.
The appearance of horizontal flower beds was enhanced by volumetric flower figures. In total, 13 volumetric flower arrangements were placed, including 7 new ones. New objects of floral design have appeared, There was strengthening and landscaping of the slopes at the monument to Vakhitov with the planting of annual and perennial plants, the device of the automatic irrigation system, and the river port had a long-layered flower garden on an area of 500 square meters, said I. Kulyazhev.
“Parks, squares, front gardens, yards, facades, and territories of organizations and enterprises hospitably greeted the residents and guests of the capital with a variety of planted flowers”, said the speaker. He added that the organizations that decorate their facades and adjacent territories, residents, housing companies, which decorated the front gardens and house territories, contributed to landscaping.
A special decoration of the city was the site of the “Flower Festival”, which was held at the Puppet Theater “Ekiyat” from June to mid-September. The time of the festival coincided with the World Cup, so fans and guests of the FIFA World Cup could see the work of landscape artists.
During the summer holidays, the social project “Cultural Wednesdays in the Blooming Kazan” has been continued, which combined various master classes, poetry readings, meetings with poets and writers, trainings on the creation of art objects, live music concerts, and much more.
The results of the festival were summed up on October 19 at the Kazan City Hall. The winners of the action received Letters of Gratitude from the Mayor of the city, souvenirs, and cash prizes.