|Da Lat flower festival 2009 rescheduled|
|17:57' 21/07/2009 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – The government of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has stated it will change the time for the third Da Lat Flower Festival from mid December 2009 to January 2010.
According to the chief of the Lam Dong People’s Committee Office, Vo Ngoc Hiep, the event is being postponed until January 1-4 2001 to become a cultural activity to celebrate the 1000th Thang Long – Hanoi anniversary.
The number of days for the third festival will be shortened from five to four days, with a total cost of 15 billion dong, including 5 billion dong from the state budget.
The Da Lat Flower Festival 2010 will have the theme “Da Lat – City of Flowers”. The event will include the following activities: the launching of a flower planting campaign, building a road of flowers, a tower of flowers, an island of flowers, a flower fair, an ancient street of flowers, flower and ornamental tree exhibition, a wine festival night, an international mountaineering contest, a cycling contest, a flower-arranging contest, a seminar on flowers and a stage show entitled “Da Lat flowers, the colours of cold land”.
This will be the third festival of its kind. The first festival was organised in 2005.
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