Winners of flower show plant exhibit competition announced
The winners of the Hong Kong Flower Show 2010 Plant Exhibit Competition were announced today (March 20).
At the prize presentation ceremony today, two Overall Best of the 2010 Hong Kong Flower Show Cups were presented to the winners. Mr Eddy Leung won the Open Competition Section with his bonsai exhibit, while students from T.W.G. Hs. Li Ka Shing College won the School Section with three pots of foliage plants.
The winner of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) Western Style Garden Plot Competition was North District while the winner of the LCSD Oriental Style Garden Plot Competition was Tsuen Wan District.
The plant exhibit competition attracted more than 2,000 entries and was one of the most popular activities of the Hong Kong Flower Show. The overall standard of entries in the various categories of the competition was outstanding.
Organised by the LCSD, the flower show is held at Victoria Park from now until March 28 from 9am to 9pm.
The show's theme flower is the Cineraria and its theme is "Fairy Tales of Flowers". More than 350,000 flowers, among which are over 50,000 pots of Cineraria of some 50 cultivars are on display.
The event has attracted about 200 organisations from 21 countries to take part in showcasing exotic flowers and plants, landscape and floral art displays, transforming Victoria Park into a colourful wonderland throughout the show period.
A series of fringe activities are arranged for the enjoyment of visitors. They include music and dance performances, floral art demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, plant maintenance workshops, green stalls, guided visits, recreation programmes and fun games.
Admission tickets are available at the entrance to the showground at Victoria Park throughout the show period. They are also available from now until March 28 at LCSD's District Leisure Services Offices and venues with Leisure Link services.
Admission for adults is $14. Children aged between 4 and 14, students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, persons with disabilities and minder (each person can enjoy the concessionary rate with one minder only) pay half price. Senior citizens, persons with disabilities and minder (each person can enjoy the concessionary rate with one minder only) will have free admission on weekdays. Adults in a group of 30 or more admitted at the same time will pay half price on weekdays.
For enquiries, please call 2601 8260, fax 2691 7264 or visit the LCSD website (http://www.lcsd.gov.hk).
Ends/Saturday, March 20, 2010
Overall Best of the 2010 Hong Kong Flower Show Cup (Open Section).
Overall Best of the 2010 Hong Kong Flower Show Cup (School Section).
The winner of the LCSD Western Style Garden Plot Competition is North District.
The winner of the LCSD Oriental Style Garden Plot Competition is Tsuen Wan District.