The winners of the Hong Kong Flower Show 2011 Plant Exhibit Competition were announced today (March 12).
At the prize presentation ceremony today, two Overall Best of the 2011 Hong Kong Flower Show Cups were presented to the winners. Mr Tong Pun-chiu 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 Kwun Tong District while the winner of the LCSD Oriental Style Garden Plot Competition was Sham Shui Po 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 20 from 9am to 9pm.
The show's theme flower is Primula and its theme is "Symphony of Spring Flowers". More than 350,000 flowering plants, among which are over 50,000 pots of Primula of some 50 cultivars are on display.
The event has attracted over 200 organisations from 21 countries to take part in showcasing exquisite potted plants, beautiful floral arrangements and gorgeous landscape displays, transforming Victoria Park into a colourful wonderland.
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, tree 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 20 at LCSD's District Leisure Services Offices and venues with Leisure Link services.
The admission fee for adults is $14. Children, 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, March 12, 2011
Overall Best of the 2011 Hong Kong Flower Show Cup (Open Competition Section).
Overall Best of the 2011 Hong Kong Flower Show Cup (School Section).
The winner of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department(LCSD) Western Style Garden Plot Competition is Kwun Tong District.
The winner of the LCSD Oriental Style Garden Plot Competition is Sham Shui Po District.