SanremoInFiore 2012 - Arbaspàa was there!

The last weekend has been intense and interesting due to shows and cultural event in our region! From Eastern to Western side of Liguria we had the symbolic “Walking in the Cinque Terre”, the F.A.I. Spring Day with a lot of historic buildings open to the public and, last but not least, “SanremoInFiore 2012″, famous flowers parade organized each year in Sanremo.

Arbaspàa decided to be present just to this event and tell you about it posting pictures and movies. The event has been shot also from the cameras of Italian Television (R.A.I.) for the TV-Program called “Linea Verde”.

The event of “SanremoInFiore” consists in a flower car parade, just a masterpiece: the event, born in the 1904 as “Flora Goddess Party” has been carried out in excellent climatic condition, with a wonderful sunny day and Spring temperature!

The theme of this year were “The Hours in the World” because the event has been organized on Mar, 25th just the day of the change from the solar-time to the summer-time.

For the competition there were 11 cars, arranged by different organizers from the villages of the Western Riviera (also called “Flowers Riviera”); each car was combined to a different time zone. So, we had cars representing New York, Sydney, Honolulu, London, Moscow…

All is realized, of course, only with the flowers!

Here the couples of this edition of SanremoInFiore:

1. Comune di Dolceacqua – London
2. Golfo Dianese – Tenerife
3. Comune di Ventimiglia – Nairobi
4. Comune di Riva Ligure – Rio De Janeiro
5. Comune di Ospedaletti – New York
6. Comune di Cipressa – Honolulu
7. Comune di Seborga – Sydney
8. Comune Santo Stefano al Mare – Tokyo
9. Comune di Bordighera – Beijing
10. Comune di Taggia – Moscow
11. Comune di Vallecrosia – Il Cairo

The municipality of Santo Stefano al Mare, combined to the city of Tokyo, won the edition 2012! The jury evaluated the car for its very high quality, technique, manual dexterity, touch-up, elegance and scenographical impact.

2nd classified the Municipality of Taggia, combined to the city of Moscow, for the high visive impact and the use of typical flowers.

3rd classified the municipality of Ospedaletti, combined to New York, for the care of the details and because it was absolute relating to the theme.

For the commission has been very difficult to choose the winners, because all cars were of very high level.

About 85.000 people attended to the event

Finally, before the pictures, Arbaspàa can describe this event as absolutely interesting and recommends it to deepen the local tradition of the western part of Liguria and of the city of Sanremo!

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