Spring Flower and Beverage Festival 2011 opens in Hanoi

The Spring Flower and Beverage Festival 2011 is being held at the Vietnam Culture and Art Exhibition Center in Hanoi from January 25 to 30.

             Lotuses are displayed in the festival.

The festival organizers plan to use this occasion to gather people’s opinions on various national costumes, flowers and wines of Vietnam.

The ‘People's Choice’ result will be announced on January 29.

The festival will have special displays of Vietnamese and royal costumes from the Ly-Tran-Le dynasty, famous brands of delicious traditional and industrial wines and photographs and decorations of the lotus.

Visitors will also see mock displays of the Dong Van – Ha Giang village market in the northern Ha Giang mountainous province, wine making equipment and facilities, cultural spaces for tea and coffee, traditional festivals of lunar New Year such as Kitchen God Festival, folk games, photo exhibitions and art performances celebrating the 81st anniversary of the establishment of the Communist Party of Vietnam (Feb, 3).

50 enterprises will also present their products of beverages, paper and silk flowers, potteries and many other consumer goods for the lunar New Year.

By Vinh Xuan – Translated by Anh Vu

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