The seventh Da Lat Flower
Festival, themed “Flowers of Da Lat – Miracle from the good earth”, will be
held in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong from December 23-27, with
the opening ceremony on December 23 to be broadcast live on VTV1.
The information was announced by
Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Phan Van Da at a press
conference on November 17.
The festival will include 16 main
programmes and more than 30 auxiliary events, to be held in Da Lat city, Bao
Loc city, and several localities in Lam Dong province.
This year’s event will promote
the branding of flowers and tourism in Da Lat and also introduce traditional
tea and silk products of the province.
A new feature of the festival is
that the Lam Dong Tea Week will become a part of the Da Lat Flower Festival
after previously being held separately.
The five-day festival will
feature a fashion week of silk and “ao dai” (traditional Vietnamese gown) and
A series of workshops will be
held within the event to promote investment in Lam Dong, to discuss Da Lat’s
development planning and to develop local tea and silk.
The Da Lat Flower Festival is
held biennially. After six editions, the province’s flower growing area
increased from 800ha in 2005 to 8,400ha in 2017 with output up fivefold.