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2011
February
700 students build spectacular display for flower show
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     Over 700 students from 24 schools, in showing their co-operative and team spirit, joined hands to put up the spectacular mosaiculture display "Animals in Concert" at Victoria Park today (February 26).

     The display features a group of lively animals from the forest and fields and creatures of the sea, singing, dancing and playing instruments. The adorable animals include a giraffe, octopus, frog, rabbit and cat. It will be exhibited in the coming Hong Kong Flower Show to be held from March 11 to 20.

     The display is embellished with over 30,000 colourful flowering plants of various species, including Kalanchoe, Carnation, Marigold, Impatiens, Begonia, Cuphea, Myosotis Sylvatica, creating a colourful and joyful concert. Some of the plant sculptures are designed with movable parts, adding motion to the spectacular display. The lively music also fills the scene with festive joy.

     The annual Hong Kong Flower Show, organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), will be held in Victoria Park for 10 days between March 11 and 20, from 9am to 9pm daily. This year's flower show features Primula as its theme flower and "Symphony of Spring Flowers" as its theme.

     In addition to this year's theme flower Primula and other flowering plants, the event will showcase a rich profusion of exquisite potted plants, beautiful floral arrangements and gorgeous landscape displays by organisations from local, the Mainland and overseas. There will also be commercial stalls selling flowers, horticultural products and fast food etc.

     A rich diversity of educational and recreational fringe activities will also be organised for the enjoyment of visitors of all ages. They include music and cultural performances, floral art demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, plant maintenance workshops, green stalls, guided visits, recreation programmes and fun games.

     Admission tickets to the Hong Kong Flower Show 2011 are available now until March 20 at the LCSD's District Leisure Services Offices, and leisure venues with Leisure Link services. Tickets will also be sold at the entrance of the showground at Victoria Park throughout the show period.

     Admission for adults is $14. Children aged between 4 and 14, students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, persons with disabilities and minders (each person can enjoy the concessionary rate with one minder only) pay half price. Senior citizens, persons with disabilities and minders (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 www.lcsd.gov.hk .

Ends/Saturday, February 26, 2011
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Over 700 students from 24 schools joined hands to put up the spectacular mosaiculture display "Animals in Concert" at Victoria Park today (February 26). The display is embellished with over 30,000 colourful flowering plants of various species. It will be exhibited in the coming Hong Kong Flower Show to be held from March 11 to 20.

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The students demonstrated their team spirit in putting up the spectacular mosaiculture display "Animals in Concert".

 

 

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