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Posted On: 1 December 2019 01:21 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:21 pm

Flower Festival kicks off at Souq Waqif

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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The second Flowers Festival, organized by Souq Waqif in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), kicked off Sunday and will continue for ten days in the West Square of Souq Waqif.

Director of Souq Waqif Mohammed Al Salem said in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) that 21 farms and nurseries are participating in this year's edition of the Flowers Festival, which saw a high turnout by the public last year.

He noted that the Festival is being organized for the second consecutive year as one of the important activities that support tourism in the country and encourage those interested in planting flowers to buy and plant them in their homes and gardens, as well as encouraging producers to market their production, adding that the Festival provides various types of flowers, seedlings, trees, and other related supplies.

He noted that the event aims to introduce the public to local companies engaged in this field and to give them the opportunity to purchase flowers of all kinds and enjoy the exhibits at the festival.

He invited the public to visit the Festival and enjoy the different types of flowers displayed in one place under one roof.

Event Details:

Location: West Square, Souq Waqif
Date: 1 December 2019 - 10 December 2019
Time: From 9 am to 9 pm, except Thursday and Friday during the which the Festival will be open until 10 pm.
Price: General entry - It's free!

(Source: QNA, cover photo credit: Baladiya/twitter)