Bulgaria Rose Festival returns to Hanoi for the second time

08:33 | 09/03/2018

To celebrate the 68-year diplomatic relation between Bulgaria and Vietnam, Bulgaria Rose Festival returned to the capital city of Hanoi for the second time, bringing the iconic Bulgarian roses and rose-extracted products to the people in Hanoi.

From March 8 to 11, Bulgaria Rose Festival scheduled to be held in West Lake Water Park, inviting people sharing an adoration for Bulgarian roses, especially those who previously stayed and studied in the Southeast European country.

Over the four days of the event, numerous mini--events were announced to take place such as Bulgarian traditional costume fashion show, "Kiss of rose" - the most romantic kiss in the presence of Bulgarian roses, the vote of "Best Rose", the rose dance and "Queen of Rose".

bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
Bulgaria Rose Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Bulgaria
bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
Bulgarian fresh roses came in all sizes and colours, casting the observers' mind back to the endless fields of fresh roses in Kazanlak, Bulgaria
bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
In Bulgaria, roses bloom in around 25 days each year, from mid-May to mid-June
bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
Blossomed Bulgarian roses must be hand-picked in early morning to preserve the natural fragrance and colour
bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
The embassy of Bulgaria partnered with the Agricultural Genetics Institute (AGI) imported over 1000 Bulgarian rose plants of more than 100 types of roses, which currently are being painstakingly taken care of in order to be displayed at the festival
bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
A mini-contest of rose painting at the rose-themed Festival
bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
Aside from the presentation of Bulgarian culture, the festival also showcased rose-extracted products such as rosé wine, Bulgarian "liquid gold" - rose essential oil, rose toner and rose tea.
bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
Roses came in all shades and colours: golden, magenta, violet, white, red,...
bulgaria rose festival returns to hanoi for the second time
A corner filled with the centerpiece of Bulgaria Rose Festival

Ngoc Huy

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