The biennial cultural and tourism festival cherishes flowers and the flowerindustry in Da Lat, and this year has the theme ‘Da Lat and Flowers’.
It will showcase all the colourful flowers grown locally by decorating publicareas around Xuan Huong Lake, flower villages, tourist attractions, and majorstreets with them between December 20 and January 2.
There will be 13 major events at several venues, including an internationalflower and bonsai exhibition and the Da Lat Flower Trade Fair from December 20to January 1, a Vietnam-Korea culture and art exchange programme on December 21and a scientific conference on architectural heritage of Da Lat on December 23.
Workshops on investment, trade and tourism promotion in the central highlandsprovince of Lam Dong and the links between the tea and mulberry industries withthe socio-economic development of Bao Loc will also be held.
A Lam Dong Tea and Silk Culture Week with the theme “B'Lao shimmering night”will promote the tea and silk industries in Bao Loc.
A fashion show featuring unique designs made from Bao Loc silk and brocade willbe held on December 22.
The 2017 Da Lat Flower Festival attracted 500,000 visitors./. VNA
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