European Tree of the Year 2017...and the winner is...

The Award Ceremony of the 2017 European Tree of the Year took place in Brussels on March 21st at the occasion of the International Day of Forests. Organized under the patronage of Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, and hosted by Pavel Poc MEP and Bronis Ropė MEP at the European Parliament, the announcement of the results was followed by 200 participants. The event was chaired by Natalie Pauwels and Ladislav Miko, and Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director General for Environment of the European Commission delivered an inspiring keynote speech. On behalf of Oak Jósef, Robert Godek from Poland received the unique wooden amulet that passes from winner to winner every year. 
The 2017 European Tree of the Year Award Ceremony has been organized by the Environmental Partnership Association, the European Landowners’ Organization and TetraPak, with the support of the South Moravian Region and the Mendel University in Brno.

1st Oak Jozef 17,597      2nd Brimmon Oak 16,203      3rd Lipka Lime 14,813


   Brimmon Oak on BBC Breakfast 22nd March 2017     Brimmon Oak gains runner-up European tree of the Year 2017


         BBC Radio 2 Simon Mayo Drivetime interview                                 European Tree of the Year 2017
                    (sorry about sound quality)                                                                
 Oak Jozef in Wisniowa

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  of Brimmon Oak Films


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Now in its 6th year the contest has grown year on year, with nearly ONE and a half MILLION  VOTES being cast in this time! The organisers of this increasingly popular celebration of Europe's very important cultural trees is the...   

Schedule of events:  

         The Brimmon Oak                                 Aprisquillo Pine                    Plane Tree of Budatin              The Ding Dong Tree





                   POLAND                              NORTHERN IRELAND                        LITHUANIA                    REP. OF IRELAND

                 Oak Józef
                                  Holm Oak Rostrevor                           Stelmužė Oak                H
ugh O'Flaherty's Trees




                 HUNGARY                                      GERMANY                                      FRANCE                                               ESTONIA           

  Jászai Sq Plane Tree Budapest                     Climbing Beech Hoppenrade    The Rain Tree Martinique    The Russalka Oak      


                 ENGLAND                                 CZECH REP.                         BULGARIA                                 BELGIUM                                    
               Sycamore Gap                   The Lipka Lime Tree        The Oak of Nasalevtsi           Tree Lime tree of Massemen


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