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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Orchid Festival at Penang Botanic Gardens 3 -11 Dec 2011

Date: 3rd Dec ~ 11th Dec 2011
Time: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Admission: FREE
Location: Botanic Gardens, Penang

Federation of Malaya Orchid Society (FOMOS), and
Penang Sate Tourism Development and Culture Office
Contact: +604- 227 0428 or +604-228 4124
Event details from Penang State Tourism website here
Location map here

Objectives :
To promote Penang as an orchid growing state
To educated the public on how to grow orchids.

  • Over 300 orchids of 35 species which will be on display by experienced and dedicated orchid growers from every state of Malaysia.
  • Participants from Singapore and Thailand
  • Malaysian Nature Society and Friends of Botanic Gardens activities
    • Recycling clinic
    • Nature walk
    • Nature book sale
    • Group discussions on herbs, bird-watching, etc.
    • Exhibition on the environment
  • Glass painting, paper quilting, leaf craft, origami, T-shirt and canvas bag printing
  • Many varieties of orchids and related accessories on sale by different vendors
  • Flowering and ornamental plants, fruit trees, gardening tools and accessories on sale

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