In view of the latest developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will set up exquisite garden plots and a Theme Flower Display and Tulip Display at designated parks across 18 districts to present virtually the Hong Kong Flower Show 2021 (Online Flower Show). The Online Flower Show will be held from March 19 to April 19 on the Hong Kong Flower Show dedicated website (www.hkflowershow.hk). Returning with the overall theme "City of Flowers, City of Love", the event features the rhododendron, considered a great beauty of the flower kingdom, as the theme flower. The public will surely enjoy this new experience from the Online Flower Show comfortably at home.
Other fun and fascinating content making up the Online Flower Show includes an interesting animation introducing the legend of the rhododendron; demonstrations by experts on flower planting, flower appreciation and flower photography tips; interactive games designed for children, and WhatsApp stickers for downloading and sharing selfie photos with family and friends. Visitors may also participate in an online voting activity through which the public can vote for their favorite "Oriental Style Garden Plot" and "Western Style Garden Plot" from the 18 districts for a chance to win fabulous prizes.
To produce the Online Flower Show, garden plots across 18 districts, the Theme Flower Display and the Tulip Display will be set up at designated LCSD venues from early to mid-March. Garden plots across 18 districts and the Theme Flower Display will be kept during the full Online Flower Show period until April 19, while the Tulip Display will be open until March 31. The public are welcome to visit the display plots onsite. When visiting flower plots outdoors, visitors are required to take appropriate precautionary measures, wear their own masks and maintain social distancing at all times to safeguard public health. When there are large numbers of visitors, the temporary crowd control measures arranged by the venue staff must be followed.
During the Online Flower Show period, the Hong Kong Science Museum will present a special exhibition, "Exploring Flowers with Five Senses", to let visitors explore the wonderful world of flowers with their senses. In addition, book displays on flowers and plants will be specially set up in the Hong Kong Central Library and the City Hall Public Library. For the latest information, please visit the above-mentioned dedicated website.
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