Flower festival to bring fragrant blossoms to Da Lat

Friday, 2017-11-17 10:06:35
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A performance at the glorious opening night of the Da Lat Flower Festival 2015
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NDO – The biennial Da Lat Flower Festival 2017 will take place in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province from December 23 to 27, promising to bring a fragrant blossom to the Central Highlands city.

Speaking at a press conference held in Hanoi on November 17, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Da Lat city Vo Ngoc Hiep said that during the event, on the theme ‘Da Lat Flower – Essence of a Good Land’, 30 fresh flower spaces will be set up around Xuan Huong Lake as well as in parks, across streets, residential areas, and popular tourist sites across the city.

A total of 15 major events and more than 30 supporting events will be organised on the occasion with a focus on promoting the brand of Da Lat flowers and tourism through four key products including vegetables, flowers, Arabica coffee, and eco-tourism.

Highlight events include a fashion show featuring silk Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional dress), trade fairs and seminars to call on more investment to Da Lat, a wine tasting event to promote the Da Lat wine making industry, and a ceremony honouring the local tea and silk products.

The opening ceremony will be held at 8 pm on December 23 at Lam Vien square, featuring 500 artists on the stage.

In addition to arts performances, the ceremony will also honour outstanding individuals and organisations who have made significant contributions to building and and developing the brand of Da Lat flowers.