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Welcome to the latest Fascination of Plants Day news and events!

Events will be held worldwide on and around the international Fascination of Plants Day on 18th May 2019. There are a great many events due to take place across the globe. We are keen to spread the word about FoPD events in each country so that everyone can join us in sharing in and spreading the fascination of plants. Please send us news of your upcoming FoPD events to publish here or in our newsletter and on our social media channels.

Apr 30, 2019 -

Ukraine’s new national patronage for Fascination of Plants Day 2019 bring us up to 4 patronages across 3 countries; Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, and Ukraine. So far we have National Patronages from: – Ing. Miroslav Toman, CSc, Minister of Agriculture of the Czech Republic – The Association of the Private Farming of the Czech Republic […]

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Apr 30, 2019 -

Excellent News! Fascination of Plants Day (FoPD) in Ukraine is now under the patronage of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Congratulations to organisers in Ukraine. There are now 3 countries with national patronages for FoPD 2019! We look forward to seeing more in the remaining weeks before 18th May 2019. See upcoming #plantday […]

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FoPD article in European Seed Magazine

Apr 19, 2019 -

See our article on the Fascination of Plants Day 2019 in the European Seed Association’s magazine. Join the initiative and celebrate with us the fascinating world of plants on 18 May 2019!??? See all upcoming events in your country HERE.

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Fascination of Plants Day in the Czech Republic receives national patronages

Apr 19, 2019 -

The Fascination of Plants Day in the Czech Republic has received national patronages from Ing. Miroslav Toman, CSc, Minister of Agriculture of the Czech Republic and The Association of the Private Farming of the Czech Republic. See HERE. Congratulations to the Czech Republic! Last FoPD in 2017 there were 5 National patronages; Austrian Federal Minister, […]

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First FoPD 2019 patronage is in Slovakia!

Apr 15, 2019 -

Fascination of Plants Day (FoPD) 2019 has its first patronage! In Slovakia the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic will take the patronage (bulwark) of the Fascination of Plant’s Day. The Research Institute of Plant Production are preparing a big event – an open day – on 23th of May 2019, […]

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Japan and Portugal are in joint lead!

Apr 15, 2019 -

Japan and Portugal are currently leading as the countries with the most Fascination of Plants Day (FoPD) events! With 16 events each, Japan and Portugal look set to have an excellent Fascination of Plants Day. Japan has events at research institutes, universities and a museum. Portugal’s events include a drawing contest, photograph competition, laboratory workshop […]

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