Features of the Mekong Delta's rural areas are on display at a fair in the Phu My Hung area in the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City.

Themed Huong Sac Mien Song Nuoc (Waterway Flavours and Colours), the Phu My Hung flower fair 2014 includes thousands of aquatic flora and fauna and a floating market.

Held on Crescent Lake, the floating market features dozens of boats selling the delta's agricultural products and flowers.

The flower and aquatic product street features 700m paths along the lake and includes more than 100 species of flowers and aquatic fauna species.

Various kinds of plants such as seaweed, lotus, waterlily, duckweed, water fern and nipa are also on display. The fair includes indigenous flowers, ornamental trees and a shopping mall with 500 booths selling flowers, trees, Tet gifts and as well as areas for games and calligraphy.

Organisers have also called on artisans nationwide to showcase their rare ornamental plants and flowers at the festival.

The admission-free fair, which is organised annually, focuses on a flower street displaying aquatic fauna species and a floating market.

It will end on January 29.-VNA