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Garden Tourism Festival A Treat For Nature Lovers

The 30th Garden Tourism Festival recorded over thirty thousand footfalls this year.


Updated:February 20, 2017, 12:31 PM IST
Garden Tourism Festival A Treat For Nature Lovers
Pic courtesy: Delhi Tourism

The 30th Garden Tourism Festival recorded over thirty thousand footfalls this year.

Organised at the Garden of Five Senses, the festival showcased varieties of plants for theme gardens, tray gardens and indoor areas had put up exclusive stalls.

Floral Animals, Potted Plants, Foliage, Medicinal & Herbal Plants, Hanging Baskets, Dahlia, Roses, Cacti, Bonsai, Bougainvillea, cut flowers were put on display.

The event also showed 3D street art that provided 3 Dimensional impression on 2 dimensional surface.

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The festival that began on 17 February was inaugurated by Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra.

The theme of the festival aimed to spread awareness about how gardening can contribute in bettering both Health and Environment.

Apart from the flower show, the festival also had lectures and nukad-nataks on environment and health, magic show, free ayurvedic check-ups, musical band performances and cultural performances by various academies like Maithali-Bhojpuri Academy, Urdu Academy, Punjabi Academy and Rajasthani and Haryanvi folk performance and Sham-e-Sufi by Oshin Bhatia, musical performance by Lakhwinder Wadali and Sharmila Pandey.

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| Edited by: Manila Venugopal
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