Nov 11, 2015 / 10:56

Ha Giang opens exhibition on buckwheat flower festival in Hanoi

The Hanoitimes - A photo exhibition on the buckwheat flower festival, which will be held for the first time in the northern moutainous province of Ha Giang, is being displayed in Hanoi from November 9.

The exhibition makes a good chance to introduce the buckwheat flower festival, a key tourism attraction of Ha Giang province of Ha Giang to local and international tourists.
The buckwheat flower festival will be organised for the first time at Dong Van district’s old quarter and three districts – Quan Ba, Yen Minh and Meo Vac from November 12-15. 

 
 
Buckwheat in full bloom is a spectacular sight, drawing flocks of tourists to Ha Giang.
Buckwheat in full bloom is a spectacular sight, drawing flocks of tourists to Ha Giang.
The buckwheat (Fagopyrum Esculentum) plant grows in clusters of small pinkish white flowers and produces triangular shaped edible seeds. 
At the exhibition, apart from spectacular images of fields of the small pinkish white flowers, photos of the landscape, daily life and local agricultural production will provide visitors an insight into the border land. 
In addition, many local specialties such as honey or mushroom are also on display at the exhibition.
It runs through November 20.