WELCOME TO THE WORLD FEDERATION OF ROSE SOCIETIES
UPCOMING WORLD ROSE CONVENTIONS
Every three years the WFRS holds major international conventions, bringing together rose enthusiasts and experts from around the world with garden visits and expert lectures.
20th World Rose Convention – Japan 2025 – Hosted by the Japan Rose Society.
During the Convention, you will be able to see how roses are an integral part of the city today by visiting the most attractive rose gardens among of more than 400 in the city. The Convention will be held mainly at hotels within walking distance of Fukuyama’s main station, Fukuyama Station.
Regional Convention & International Heritage Conference
The 15th International Heritage Rose Conference
5-9 June 2023 – Brussels – Belgium
Time to register on the link www.rosabelgica2023.com
Download the program here
UPCOMING REGIONAL ROSE CONVENTIONS
Regional rose conventions are held in between World Rose Conventions and offer an opportunity for members in regions to attend local conferences.
WORLD ROSE NEWS
“World Rose News” is the official bulletin of the WFRS, providing a communication medium for the publication of relevant news items relating to activities of Member Societies and the rose world in general.
CONSERVATION AND HERITAGE
The WFRS is committed to the conservation of roses . This page will provide links to resources and you can download back issues of “By Any Other Name”
The WFRS Breeders’ Club was established in 2007. Its members are professional rose breeders, most of whom take part in international rose trials.
FRIENDS OF THE FEDERATION
The World Federation of Rose Societies has established a “Friends of the Federation” to provide an opportunity for individuals to support and promote the WFRS and its objectives.
THE WFRS RECOGNISES EXCELLENCE IN GARDENS, LITERATURE, AND THE BREEDING OF ROSES
AWARD OF GARDEN EXCELLENCE
There are many wonderful rose gardens around the world, but some are truly exceptional from a historical, educational and/or visual point of view.
Beginning in 2006 the World Federation of Rose Societies Literary Award is awarded to honour outstanding rose books.
ROSE HALL OF FAME & OLD ROSE HALL OF FAME
The world’s favourite roses are chosen by popular vote in the member countries and announced at World Rose Conventions.