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Phu My Hung Spring Flower Fair

Sat, 14 Feb 2015. Last updated Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:00

Following success of previous years, Phu My Hung Spring Flower Fair 2015 on a subject of Flowers and Grass of the Country will bring visitors cultural space to explore Vietnam countryside culture. The main theme in this year festival is Harvest Season.

Phu My Hung Spring Flower Fair 2015 will take place during seven days from February 11th to 17th in Ban Nguyet Lake (Crescent Lake) - Phu My Hung urban area, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City. The opening ceremony of the Spring Flower Fair was held at 7.00 pm on February 12th in the main stage of the fair. Phu My Hung Flower Fair are held on the campus of 7 hectares with four main areas including "Spring Road – The Golden Harvest on Streets”; “Spring Garden – The Season of Cabbage Flowers”; “Spring Wharf – Flower Boats in a Rush”; and “Contributions to Spring – Strange Flowers, Extraordinary Plants”. "Spring Road – The Golden Harvest on Streets” will be extended in 700-meter stretch of road which is winding along Crescent Lake. This area will be the main space to shown Harvest Season theme. This 700-meter stretch of road along the lake will be transformed into a yellow paddy field. “Spring Garden – The Season of Cabbage Flowers” will be a rich collection of flowers and tropical fruits. Highlights of the garden will be a 1,500-square-meter field of yellow cabbage flowers and a real goat stable.

 

Phu My Hung Spring Flower Fair

 

Taking the advantage of vast water area of Crescent Lake, “Spring Wharf – Flower Boats in a Rush will create distinct features for Phu My Hung Flower Fair. On the water surface of the Crescent Lake, the Spring Wharf area of the Phu My Hung Flower Fair will feature flowers boats and flower garlands and colored lanterns, along with Southern folk music performances. This area will attract 50 flower artists from different regions of the country taking part in the decoration of the Flower Fair. Phu My Hung Spring Flower Fair will put on display a collection of insectivorous plants and two tamarind trees which have set a Guinness Vietnam record for their age of more than 150 years.

The bustling atmosphere of the Flower Fair will be reflected in images simulating steps of harvesting paddy from cutting, carrying, beating the paddy to get the grains to drying the grains.  Phu My Hung Flower Spring Fair Festival is a good occasion not only to admire the beauty of different types of coloring flowers but also to learn about Vietnamese culture. Being organized on the subject of Harvest Season, the Flower Fair was organized to express the hope of the country's prosperity year.

 

Visitor took picture at Phu My Hung Flower Fair

 

Mr. Nguyen Hoang Dung, Deputy Director of Phu My Hung Development Corporation, spoke: "The typical features of Harvest Season is to keep the country's soul. Being held on the theme of Harvest Season, the Flower Fair expresses the hope of flourishes of Vietnam economy." Phu My Hung Spring Flower Fair with interesting and special activities will create a useful playground on the occasion of Tet Holiday for residents in Phu My Hung Urban Area in particular and Ho Chi Minh City's citizens in general. Through the fair, young people will have an opportunity to learn about agricultural production process and ordinary life of farmers. The Flower Fair Festival will have shopping areas and amusement parks with 500 flower booths and other 200 booths. In the main stage of the fair, every night, art performances will he held to welcome New Year with the attendance of famous singers. 

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