Saturday, June 19, 2010

Lotus may become national flower

LookAtVietnam - Lotus is a highly probable choice for Vietnam’s national flower since it satisfies many standards to gain the title: it must grow everywhere, show the character and manners of the nation and is beautiful and durable.
Lotuses flood Hue city

Choosing a national flower has been considered for a long time. The selected flower will be considered as a cultural symbol and be used during holidays, festivals, especially in overseas events. But what id the scientific basis for choosing such a symbol? 
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on June 16 organised a workshop entitled “VietnameseNational Flower: The Necessity and Standards”. This is the first workshop of its kind in Vietnam, which introduced 13 standards for the national flower. more>>

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