Noida Flower Show: A Floral Extravaganza for Flower Lovers
The 36th edition of the Noida Flower Show started on February 24 and will end on February 26, 2023, at the Noida Stadium in Sector 21. Photo by Nemal Rizvi
By Nemal Rizvi
The Noida Stadium in Sector 21 has been transformed into a floral paradise for the 36th edition of the three-day
This is the first flower show in the city after a long hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Flower aficionados and nature lovers got to experience and the beauty of a wide variety of flowers from across the world.
This year’s theme flower was the
Other than the Marigolds, the show also had on display 600 different species of flowers and bonsais.
Apart from the plants, other things such as ceramic flowerpots, gardening tools, and aromatherapy-related products were also on display. The show turned out to be a visual feast for visitors, with an array of colours and fragrances to captivate the senses.
However, unlike prior years, local schools were not invited to this year's flower show due to the pandemic. But the organizers were looking forward to a high footfall at the flower show over the weekend. Visitors can enjoy the show without any entry fee as the Noida Authority is not charging any money for the entry ticket this year.
“It’s definitely been a success. Though it has not been at a same level as it was pre-pandemic but looking at the fact that there was a break of two years, to still see so many entries of individuals as well as companies … it has been a good response,” says the secretary of floriculture society, Beepa Pasreecha.
Several competitions have also been organised by the
“My husband is fond of flowers so after his retirement, he adopted the common area of our locality where people used to throw garbage, and today he is getting first prize,” says Suneeti.
(The writer is a Semester II student of BA (Journalism and Mass Communication) programme.)