MosaïCanada 150/Gatineau 2017 is a spectacular horticultural celebration celebrating the art of mosaiculture (a process of creating designs out of flower beds) and a tribute to Canada's 150 years of history. It has been the signature event of the 150th anniversary celebration of the Confederation of Canada.
Canada's 10 provinces and 3 territories, as well as First Nations of Québec and Labrador, and also the Chinese cities Shanghai and Beijing united to present many masterful and delightful works over five historical sectors stretching over a kilometer.
The free event taking place at Jacques Cartier Park, Gatineau, Québec from June 30 to October 15, 2017 – for 107 days and has been the biggest horticultural event in Canada.
Mosaiculture is a most spectacular horticultural technique that combines the following different art forms:
- sculpture for the structure,
- paint for the palette of colors, and
- horticulture as the means of creating living and changing artworks with plants.