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Spring flower festival kicks off in HCMC
Thursday,  1/31/2019, 11:24 

Spring flower festival kicks off in HCMC

By Thanh Hoa

Visitors pose for a photo at the spring flower festival this year. The 39th festival will give visitors a chance to see various flowers and enjoy strange and artsy-fartsy exhibits - PHOTOS: THANH HOA

HCMC – The 39th spring flower festival 2019 was opened at Tao Dan Park in District 1, HCMC today, January 31, featuring over 3,000 flower-related exhibits.

Typical products such as apricot blossom bonsai and century-old apricot trees of An Giang, Dong Thap and Vinh Long are being showcased at the festival.

Many pig statues, the zodiac sign of this lunar new year, are seen at the festival

In addition to seeing colorful flowers and bonsai trees, visitors can also enjoy a collection of wild orchids and an artistic collection of Frangipani at the annual festival.

Flowers are designed in the shape of butterflies

The spring flower festival is expected to create a professional playground and venue for domestic and international artists and art lovers to interact.

A collection of wild orchids including Ngoc Diem (Rhynchostylis gigantean), Long Tu (Dendrobium primulinum) and Dai Y Thao (Dendrobium aphyllum)
An artwork “Cong Lang” (Village Gate) is on display at the festival

The event, which is traditionally organized in the city to highlight characteristic culture for residents to admire and buy flowers on the Tet holiday, will close on February 10 or the 6th of the first lunar month.

Women in ao dai, Vietnamese long dress, pose for a photo at the park, where the festival is taking place. The gate on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street is designed with an idea “Rapid development” in the hope that the city will grow strongly in 2019
A frangipani tree is displayed at the festival
An apricot blossom bonsai pot

 

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