Colourful Spring Flower Festival at Ecopark

Wednesday, 2017-02-01 03:54:35
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The three-day festival attracts thousands of visitors
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NDO – A wide range of different kinds of flowers have been arranged at the Spring Flower Festival which is taking place at Ecopark Urban Area in Hung Yen province under the theme ‘Tu Co Tich Den Tuog Lai (From fairy tales to the future).

Covering a total area of 54 hectares, the festival brings a new and colourful look to the main streets of Ecopark as well as Autumn, Summer and Spring parks with various kinds of flowers.

A flock of chickens is one of the many installations at the event to honour the zodiac sign of 2017

Replicas of iconic buildings and monuments across the country’s three regions, including Khue Van Cac Pavilion in Hanoi, Thien Mu Pagoda in Hue imperial city, and Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City, are being displayed at the event

The Vietnamese traditional religious practice of worshipping mother goddesses, which was recently recognised by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage, is introduced to visitors to the festival

Typical scenes of Vietnamese rural areas on days past are recreated at the event.

Folk games, such as swing, tug of war, skipping, and o an quan (mandarin square capturing) attract the participation of both children and adults

A girl trying to catch a duck while blindfolded.

The event is designed to provide an entertainment venue for capital residents and visitors during Tet (lunar New Year festival).

Family members pose for a group photo