The festival will showcase more than 7,500 ornamental plants from April 27 to May 5. (Photo soha.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) - The city’s first Ornament Plant and Pet Festival is to take place from April 27 to May 5 in Vinhomes Riverside ecological urban area in the Long Bien District.

The festival aims to strengthen the connection between the research, production and purchase activities of the country’s ornament plants and pets sector, which contributes to the new rural development programme and the reconstruction of the agricultural sector.

The festival features exhibitions and a creative competition on popular ornamental plants and pets such as trees, flowers, fish, and birds, as well as demonstrating highly-productive production models and contract-signing ceremonies among entrepreneurs, producers and consumers.

The festival comprises more than 400 booths, 7,500 exhibiting products and 11,600 commercial products, with the participation of more than 1,000 craftspeople and gardeners from all over the country.-VNA