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Contact

Milan Hronec
Programme Manager

+421-48-414 54 78
hronec@ekopolis.sk

 

Partner:

 

 

 

A.B.I.E.S

 

Dajama

 

 

Artforum

 

 

 

ISA Slovakia
 

Tree of the Year

 

The aim of the nationwide contest Tree of the year 2015 is to draw attention to the beauty and value of trees and awake people's interest in the environment.

 

 

 

 

 

Timeline of the contest in 2015:

  • Nominations (April - May)
  • Selection of 12 finalists (May - June)
  • Public voting (July - September)
  • The awards ceremony (October)

Nominations

Everybody could nominate a favourite tree by sending a filled form and photos by post or e-mail to one of the contact addresses.

 

 

Selection of finalists

From all the nominated trees, an expert jury will select 12 finalists.

 

 

Public voting

The winning tree is the tree that obtains the highest number of votes. Their photos will be published at www.ekopolis.sk/stromroka since July, 2015.


From July to September, 2015, people could vote by sending a tree number by:

 

Celebratory publishing of a winner

Results of the contest will be published in October, 2015. The winning tree will obtain an expert arborist review and financial contribution by 200 euros. The nominated trees on 1st, 2nd and 3rd places will obtain the financial contribution by 200 euros and the people, who nominated this trees and 3 voting persons will win the books from ARTFORUM bookshop.

 

Finalists of Tree of the Year contest 2015

1

Small-leaved
lime

(Tilia cordata)

Uhrovec

(Bánovce nad 
Bebravou county)

164 years

2

Apple tree

 

(Malus domestica)

Hriňová

(Detva county)

90 years

 

3

European alder

 

(Alnus glutinosa)

Slatinka

(Zvolen county)

250 years

 

4

European ash

 

(Fracsinus excelsior)

Liptovské Revúce

(Ružomberok county)

500 years

5

Small-leaved
lime

(Tilia cordata)

Dolné Dubové

(Trnava county)

236 years

6

Wych elm

 

(Ulmus glabra)

Bešeňová

(Liptovský Mikuláš county)

234 years

7

Horse chestnut

 

(Aesculus hippocastanum)

Smižany

(Spišská Nová Ves county)

200 years

8

Large-leaved
lime

(Tilia platyphyllos)

Malatiná

(Dolný Kubín county)

363 years

9

Field elm

 

(Ulmus minor)

Snina

(Snina county)

200 years

10

American
sycamore

(Platanus occidentalis)

Stupava

(Malacky county)

250 years

 

11

European oak

 

(Quercus robur)

Tomášikovo

(Galanta county)

252 years

 

12

Common pear

 

(Pyrus communis)

Bošáca

(Nové Mesto nad 
Váhom county)

200 years

 

 

Photos:  CimaArtPhoto, http://www.cimaartphoto-sk.com/

 

 

Tree of the Year 2014

Mullberry Tree from Senica, 200 years

 

 

2nd place: Oak Tree, Diviaky nad Nitricou


3rd place:  Lime Tree, Kláštor pod Znievom