Spring Flower Festival 2014 Ends

Ho Chi Minh City’s Spring Flower Festival 2014 attracted over one million visitors from January 25 to February 5.

Spring Flower Festival 2014 attracts more than one million local and foreign visitors.

Over 700 artisans and horticulturalists from Ho Chi Minh City, Dak Lak, An Giang, Kien Giang, Tien Giang, Can Tho, Tay Ninh, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa and Da Lat showcased their work at the event.

This year’s festival featured over 6,000 ornamental plants, bonsai, rock gardens, dried trees, grafted stones, cacti, fish and various rare flowers.

The event’s organizer , the municipal People’s Committee, awarded 334 prizes to best art works, including two special prizes: Nguyen Toai Nguyen from Ho Chi Minh City for his small yellow apricot tree and Tran Van Ba from Ben Tre Province for his Cattleya orchid.

The festival is an annual event attracting foreign and domestic tourists to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

By Quoc Hung – Translated by Kim Khanh

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