On Feb 3, in HCM City, nearly 65 big and small flower markets in 17 rural and urban districts were officially opened at Sep 23 Park, Le Van Tam Park in District 1 and Gia Dinh Park in Phu Nhuan District, Go Vap District ….
Phu My Hung Spring Flower in District 7 also launched pastoral flower market and display view with festival activities in six days, from Feb 3 to Feb 8 (23 to 28 December of lunar year) in the Crescent Lake.
Huge crowds gathered along Ben Binh Dong road in District 8, flowers coming from Cai Mon, Mo Cay and Sa Dec districts in the western region to see a wide variety of peach, orchid, yellow apricot, rose and other.
|Customers buying flowers at Ben Binh Dong flower market . (Photo: Cao Thang- SGGP)|
Customers were busy making a bargain, and foreign visitors taking photographs of the picturesque scene.
All flower markets will last until February 9, with peak times on February 6-7.
Meanwhile, the People’s Committee of Hanoi has instructed its districts to organise 65 spring flower markets to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet) holidayThe fairs will take place in 21 urban and 44 suburban locations from January 26 to February 11.
The traditional annual flower markets in Hang Luoc-Hang Ma Streets (Hoan Kiem district) and Quang An Flower Market (Tay Ho district) will proceed as usual.
Selected parks—such as Bach Thao, Thanh Cong, Thong Nhat, and Cau Giay—will host new spring flower fairs this year.
Quoc Oai district will have the largest number of such markets, with 13 reserved locations. It is followed by Soc Son and Thanh Oai districts, each having 6 locations, and Tay Ho district with 4 locations.