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Spring Flower Festival 2011 to display 8,000 exhibits

In Uncategorized on December 24, 2010 at 4:36 am

The Spring Flower Festival for 2011 will be held at Tao Dan Park in HCM City from lunar December 25 to lunar January 6, 2011 (January 28 to February 8, 2011).

Spring Flower Festival will bring to visitors various types of bonsai trees. (Photo: KK)

The annual festival will feature around 8,000 exhibits including bonsai trees, ornamental plants, orchids, cacti, apricots and peach blossoms, ornamental birds, fruit arrangements and rock gardens from more than 600 Vietnamese and foreign artisans and flower clubs.


The annual festival is a traditional, cultural activity in Ho Chi Minh City. It is for the occasion of the Lunar New Year and attracts many people to the city.


Tourists and visitors will have a chance to enjoy many things such as: a bird singing competition, traditional music, folk games, a food fair, painting and a calligraphy exhibition.


Three special music performances will take place in the opening ceremony of the festival, which is the evening of lunar December 25.


The event aims to mark the 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the 100th anniversary to the day late President Ho Chi Minh left Vietnam to seek a way for national salvation at Ben Nha Rong (Nha Rong Wharf) in 1911.


 

Source: SGGP

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