The 2021 International Horticultural Exhibition with more than 60 exhibition gardens opened on Thursday in Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province in eastern China.
A total of 64 outdoor exhibition gardens displayed in the pavilions include gardens in some Chinese cities, along with 25 exhibition gardens in other countries and international organizations.
Covering an area of about 230 hectares, the exhibition includes five basic pavilions: Chinese Garden Culture Pavilion, Patio Garden Pavilion, China Floral Art Pavilion, International Horticulture Pavilion and Ceremony Pavilion. ‘Opening and Closing.
At the entrance to the exhibition is a waterfall modeled after Huangguoshu Waterfall, one of the best-known waterfalls in China, located in the southwest of Guizhou Province.
Another example would be the International Show, which is shaped like finless porpoises from the Yangtze, one of China’s first-class national protection animals, which represents love between the river and the ocean.
There will be six competitions for arranging flowers and canned and miniature landscapes, while cultural performances will be held daily. The sustainable use of pavilions and support facilities will also be highlighted during this year’s exhibition.
Visitors can enjoy the exhibition by purchasing tickets online or on arrival at the venue from Thursday afternoon. Volunteers will hand out maps to visitors, while the exhibition offers a cheap tourist bus service to help guests travel around the entire exhibition area.
The exhibition is the second of its kind in China after the Beijing International Horticultural Expo in 2019 and will run until October 8.