Source Pravda.Ru

Flowers Presented to Saint Petersburg on 300th Anniversary

The opening ceremony of an international flower exhibition took place today at the Small Philharmonic Hall in Saint Petersburg. The exhibition is part of the XIV international flower festival, which opened in the city on May 7. Vlad Kuleshov, one of the leading florists in Russia, said "those participating at the event are trying to reflect the character, beauty and traditions of Saint Petersburg."

This year's festival will be larger than previous years and there will be many foreign guests, including over 100 foreign florists from 15 different countries including Great Britain, the US, France, Germany, Japan, Estonia, CIS countries. Some have participated at previous events. India, Australia and New Zealand are represented here for the first time. The exhibition will continue until May 11 in the Small Philharmonic Hall.

A separate exhibition by Australian florists is also going on at the Variety Theatre. Australians are not only participating in this event. They are also here to represent Melbourne, the twin-city of Saint Petersburg in Australia, and the exhibition is their present to Saint Petersburg on its anniversary.

Comments
Moving inexorably towards war
Malaysia complains of faulty Russian Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets
Brexit: The UK's misunderstanding of Democracy
The Amazon and the New Conquistadores
The Amazon and the New Conquistadores
Russians lose faith in their future, get ready for worse
Without INF Treaty, USA can destroy Russian nuclear weapons easily
Malaysia complains of faulty Russian Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets
Without INF Treaty, USA can destroy Russian nuclear weapons easily
USA plays to pretend a mighty dragon that can no longer breathe fire
USA plays to pretend a mighty dragon that can no longer breathe fire
Putin sees no drama if Russia misses Davos forum
Macron challenges Trump. French independence and croissants at stake
Putin's three days in Singapore mark Russia's major geopolitical changes since 2000
Putin's three days in Singapore mark Russia's major geopolitical changes since 2000
Moving inexorably towards war
Putin dislikes the idea of US army bases coming to Kuril Islands
Putin dislikes the idea of US army bases coming to Kuril Islands
Putin sees no drama if Russia misses Davos forum
How can Americans and Russians understand each other?
How can Americans and Russians understand each other?