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Photo essay: HCM City Orchid Festival officially kicks off

Update: April, 27/2019 - 14:21

HCM CITY – The first HCM City Orchid Festival this morning (April 27) has officially kicked off in District 1’s Tao Đàn Park, attracting many local and international visitors.

The festival, organised by the city Department of Agricultural and Rural Development and Department of Tourism, is themed “Tropical Colours”.

About 110,000 flowerpots, with 25,000 of which are orchid varieties are displayed until May 1.

In addition to beautiful landscapes, many activities are offered at the festival, including introduction of eco-tours, and orchid competition, among others. – VNS

 

Đường về nhà Bác (The road to Uncle Hồ's home) is another well-done landscape. VNS Photo An Phương

 

Some visitors came to the festival to purchase orchids to take home. VNS Photo An Phương

 

Bồ câu hoà bình (Peaceful Pigeon) is among some landscapes that visitors are excited about. VNS Photo An Phương

 

Fresh and beautiful Phalaenopsis orchids look beautiful under the sun. VNS Photo An Phương

 

A foreigner with his professional gear is taking photos of the stunning orchid landscape. VNS Photo An Phương

 

 Street food and drink would be offered for visitors to purchase and enjoy. VNS Photo An Phương

 

Many locals have visited Tao Đàn Park this morning to take photos of themselves and the orchids. VNS Photo An Phương

 

Many gardeners have taken part in the festival and set up numerous orchid landscapes. VNS Photo An Phương

 

Different types of orchid, including Mokara, Denro, Valda and others, can be found at the festival. VNS Photo An Phương

 

 

 

Tao Đàn Park in District 1 hosts the first HCM City Orchid Festival. VNS Photo An Phương

 

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