Da Lat Flower Festival will take place in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong from December 30, 2011 to January 3, 2012.

According to the Lam Dong provincial People’s Committee, the highlights of the festival are street flower parade under the theme “flower and light” and the show “flower space” at the Da Lat golf course, which covers an area of 2 hectares.

The opening ceremony of the biannual festival will be held on the night of December 31, 2011.

A series of cultural and arts activities will also be held as part of the festival to encourage participants to join in. They include a flower road at the Palace Hotel and tours of flower villages, fields, valleys, hills and villas, a trade village fair, a gala night of street dances and flower balloon performances.

The event is expected to attract around 300,000 visitors./.