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Preparations for Ho Chi Minh City’s annual spring flower festival near completion

Preparations for Ho Chi Minh City’s annual spring flower festival near completion

Friday, January 13, 2023, 12:01 GMT+7
Preparations for Ho Chi Minh City’s annual spring flower festival near completion
The entrance of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park resembles two cats, which are the 2023 Lunar New Year’s zodiac animal. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Workers are busy finishing the last decoration items for the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park, which is slated to open in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City in three days.

The annual fest, which is organized every year on the occasion of the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, will start welcoming visitors at 6:30 pm on January 16 and last until 5:30 pm on January 27.

A corner of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

A corner of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

An entrance ticket costs VND30,000 (US$1.28).

The organizers have planned to display about 2,500 flower and plant products such as apricot blossoms, orchids, bonsai, potted landscapes, ornamental birds, miniature landscapes, mascots, and many others in seven areas.

Plant growers decorate a gate with orchid pots at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Plant growers decorate a gate with orchid pots at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Traditional food stalls, a display area, a calligraphy performance zone, a tea ceremony, a kid playground, and a stage for lion and dragon dances, music, and comedies had been nearly finished as of Wednesday.

A corner of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

A corner of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

“Starting tomorrow, we’ll be working overtime to sprint toward full completion as scheduled,” Tran Quoc Viet, a decoration worker, said on Wednesday. 

Tran Quoc Viet tills the soil of the plumed cockscomb garden at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Tran Quoc Viet tills the soil of the plumed cockscomb garden at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

“Although we have to work for up to ten hours a day, we are always excited thanks to the bustling atmosphere of Tet and spring.”

Park workers tend to flower pots at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Park workers tend to flower pots at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Besides the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park, authorities in Ho Chi Minh City also organize six Tet flower markets at the 23/9 Park in District 1, Gia Dinh Park in Phu Nhuan District, Le Van Tam Park in District 1, Binh Dien wholesale market in Binh Chanh District, Phu My Hung flower street in District 7, and Thu Duc City from Saturday to Lunar New Year’s Eve on January 21.

Workers set up the food and souvenir area at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Workers set up the food and souvenir area at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

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Workers are busy finishing the last decoration items for the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park, which is slated to open in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City in three days.

The annual fest, which is organized every year on the occasion of the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, will start welcoming visitors at 6:30 pm on January 16 and last until 5:30 pm on January 27.

A corner of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

A corner of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

An entrance ticket costs VND30,000 (US$1.28).

The organizers have planned to display about 2,500 flower and plant products such as apricot blossoms, orchids, bonsai, potted landscapes, ornamental birds, miniature landscapes, mascots, and many others in seven areas.

Plant growers decorate a gate with orchid pots at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Plant growers decorate a gate with orchid pots at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Traditional food stalls, a display area, a calligraphy performance zone, a tea ceremony, a kid playground, and a stage for lion and dragon dances, music, and comedies had been nearly finished as of Wednesday.

A corner of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

A corner of the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

“Starting tomorrow, we’ll be working overtime to sprint toward full completion as scheduled,” Tran Quoc Viet, a decoration worker, said on Wednesday. 

Tran Quoc Viet tills the soil of the plumed cockscomb garden at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Tran Quoc Viet tills the soil of the plumed cockscomb garden at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

“Although we have to work for up to ten hours a day, we are always excited thanks to the bustling atmosphere of Tet and spring.”

Park workers tend to flower pots at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Park workers tend to flower pots at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Besides the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park, authorities in Ho Chi Minh City also organize six Tet flower markets at the 23/9 Park in District 1, Gia Dinh Park in Phu Nhuan District, Le Van Tam Park in District 1, Binh Dien wholesale market in Binh Chanh District, Phu My Hung flower street in District 7, and Thu Duc City from Saturday to Lunar New Year’s Eve on January 21.

Workers set up the food and souvenir area at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Workers set up the food and souvenir area at the Spring Flower Festival 2023 in Tao Dan Park in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, January 11, 2023. Photo: Tuoi Tre

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