DFC names garden contest winners
Dubai, December 17, 2012
Dubai Festival City (DFC) has announced the three winners of its recent contest My Beautiful Yard, a garden beautification event held amongst residents of the Al Badia residential district.
The event was sponsored by ACE and Dubai Festival City Mall.
UAE National Walid Al Hashemi, Afsaneh Sharghi from Iran and a Dutch National, Gunther Brandt clinched the first, second and third positions respectively in the garden beautification contest.
All three winners received Weber BBQ sets from ACE and gift vouchers for Dubai Festival City Mall.
Their gardens met a set of stringent criteria, including garden design, plant selection and arrangement, sanitation, lawn and plant health as well as water conservation, among others.
Ian Plumley, general manager Residential at Dubai Festival City said: “This contest motivated many residents of Al Badia into applying themselves towards beautifying their gardens and enhancing the look and feel of one of the finest residential districts in Dubai.
“The competition was also about community engagement which is one of Dubai Festival City’s key priorities. It provided many residents of Al Badia with an opportunity to win valuable prizes from ACE.”
Joe Eid, Outdoor Lifestyle Buyer at ACE UAE said: “ACE is proud to take part in such an important event that promotes the need to constantly preserve gardens and other green spaces in Dubai. This was the ideal platform to engage the community at Al Badia, one of Dubai’s most beautiful residential districts located at Dubai Festival City.” – TradeArabia News Service