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Cultural events, food fete at flower show

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Charming:The flower show at the Marine Grounds on the Kozhikode beach.—Photo: S. Ramesh Kurup
Charming:The flower show at the Marine Grounds on the Kozhikode beach.—Photo: S. Ramesh Kurup

The flower show organised by the Rotary Club of Calicut Smart City at the Marine Grounds on the Kozhikode beach has been attracting huge crowds.

An exhibition of more than a hundred varieties of herbs by the Parappanad Herbal Garden is a major attraction of the show which also features a wide range of flowering plants such as euphoria, adenium, orchids, bougainvilleas, roses, dahlias, chrysanthemums and so on.

There are a number of stalls selling seeds of flowering plants as well as seedlings grown in pots, which are a huge hit among the visitors.

On the sidelines of the flower show, an exhibition of biogas plants, induction cook ware, sweets, furniture and even fancy ornaments has been arranged.

A food festival of variety food items, live cultural programmes and play area for kids are the added attractions.

Best garden competition for residents’ associations; contests in vegetable carving, flower decoration and painting, dancing carnival, Voice of Malabar and super band contests, competitions for kids, comedy contest, Mehendi contest, Mappilapattu contest, and Pushparaja - Pushparani contest are arranged on different days of the show.

The show will conclude on February 3.

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