Various awards of the 10th China Chrysanthemum Exhibition were released in Kaifeng City, Henan Province on Nov.15. Yuelu Mountain Scenic Area, the only Changsha participant of this event, won the special award for the creative setting of its display stand and the first prize of "Baiju (100-variety-chrysanthemum) Display". These are the highest honors that Changsha has gained from all the previous chrysanthemum exhibitions.
This event includes 13 activities. Representatives from Yuelu Mountain Scenic Area participated in some activities such as the display stand setting, artistic display of chrysanthemums, 100-Variety-Chrysanthemum Exhibition Contest and Flower Arranging Competition. These activities require participants' proficient artistic skills.
It is said Changsha sent more than 500 pots of such flowers of 200-plus varieties to this exhibition.
Representatives from 61 cities from 21 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government across the country took part in this exhibition. The decoration of the main venue of this event is made up of 520,000 pots of chrysanthemum. 80 outdoor tourist attractions were created and 150 exhibition stands were set up during the exhibition. A manual recording 1,606 varieties of chrysanthemums was unveiled which will create another two Guinness World Records.
Translator: Guo Yan