In the concrete world of day to day living amidst the chaos and commotion of the city, we all thrive for an opportunity to feel close to nature and enjoy a breather. It is precisely for this reason that the Garden Tourism Festival started in Delhi in the year 2004. Inaugurated by the honorable Chief Minister in Delhi, Mrs. Sheila Dixit, the Garden Tourism Festival started in the Garden of Five Senses at Said-ul-Ajaib in South Delhi.In this festival, organized by the Delhi Tourism Board, there is a brilliant and beautiful showcase of flowers of different varieties which are displayed. Along with a wide array of colorful flowers smearing the garden with its vibrant hues, there are also different kinds of shrubs and plants put on show at the Garden Tourism Festival in Delhi. The spectators walk down the Talkatora, witnessing this vivacious exhibition of colorful flowers, a sight which is surely a treat for the eyes.
Description of the Garden Tourism Festival
At the Garden Tourism Festival there is a vibrant show of various kinds of flowers such as roses, dahlias, as well as potted plants, home plants, different varieties of bonsais, about more than a thousand different varieties of chrysanthemum and ikebana. The flower show also has cultural performances that bring more life to the festival. There are also other events at the Garden Tourism Festival,such as painting competition for children, art camps for the young artists of the region and other cultural programs such as 'kavi sammelan', highlighting the festival. The Garden Tourism Festival also focuses on creating and strengthening the amity between different countries. It is a three day festival and follows a particular theme every year.
Time for celebrating Garden Tourism Festival
The time for celebrating the Garden Tourism Festival is the month of February every year.