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8th Da Lat Flower Festival to open in December

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The 8th Da Lat Flower Festival, themed “Da Lat and Flowers”, will be held from December 20-24, announced the government of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong at a press conference in HCMC.

8th Da Lat Flower Festival to open in December

The flower show will feature 12 main activities and more than 30 sideline events, such as Vietnam-Korea Art and Culture Exchange titled “Four seasons of flowers”; seminars on architectural heritages, vegetables, flower, tea and silk; paragliding performance; street festival; music performance; exhibition of traditional craft villages and others.
The key event of the festival is the “Week of Tea and Silk Culture” promoting local tea and silk industry of Bao Loc Town. Visitors will have a chance to enjoy an exhibition on famous brands of silk garment; visit tea growing areas; and learn about tea processing, silk manufacturing process.
A huge volume of flowers are planted around Xuan Huong Lake, flower villages, tourist destinations and along the main city streets.
The opening ceremony of the festival will take place at Lam Vien Square in Da Lat City at 8 p.m. on December 20.

By THUY BINH – Translaated by Kim Khanh

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