Vasantholsavam 2018 the festival of flowers currently underway at Kanakakkunnu palace is a Combination of Infotainment and a visual treasure. The state tourism department’s yearly flower show is becoming a crowd favourite and getting the best participation possible. The reason being the extravagance of flowers, a great diversity of seeds and saplings.
Being organized after a space of two years, the flower show features more than ten thousand vibrant flowers. More than 30000 Plants. Its Offers a glance of tribal livelihood and underlines the need for conserving It.
The festival emphasizes three conceptual layers, the medical plants, tribal lives and honey. The Haritha Kerala mission and the forest department have won in their effort to organize an unusual and engaging flower festival different from usual flower shows. The show has an audio-visual representation of rare medicinal plants and herbs.
The Haritha Kerala mission showcasing a variety of models of projects including promotion of agriculture, garbage disposal management and water conservation etc. The stall also being a centre of attention for creating awareness on organic farming, maintainable eco-friendly developing projects and all.
The festival being held until January 14th and entry will be free for children aged under five years. Meanwhile, RS 15 will be charged for kids aged between 5-12 years and RS 40 for others. A family ticket will cost RS 100 and for school students (a maximum number of 50 students and five school staff members) it will cost RS 500.
Tickets are available at SBI branches in Kowdiar, Nanthancode(LMS compound), Vazhuthacaud, Althara and Jawahar Nagar. Tickets can also be purchased online from www.vasantholsavamkerala.org and also from SBI special counters situated at the Main gate of Kanakakkunnu(Venue).
The visitors of the fest gets a unique opportunity to get a few prizes as well. One can take a photograph of their Favorite flower arrangement and upload it to the official Facebook page of the festival. The picture which gets the most number of likes and comments will get an opportunity to grab a surprise reward.
Get all the other details from Vasantholsavam office (Phone: 9074495889, 9074495841) functioning at Kanakakkunnu.
Story & Photos by Ajay Karthik (EnteCity.com)