KAZAKHSTAN'S FRUIT GARDEN WITH MAGNIFICENT MOUNTAINS OPENED IN TOKYO
Tokyo, May 1: At the World Gardening Fair, the spouses of ambassadors from 10 countries accredited in Japan created their original horticultural compositions in the Hotel Okura Tokyo.
It is a showcase of the unique cultures, traditions, and environments using natural trees and flowers representing their countries.
Spouse of Ambassador of Kazakhstan Mme. Olga Kamaldinova created her composition based on the environment of Zhetysu region, one of the beautiful places in Kazakhstan, which occupies the South-East of the country. “Zhetysu” means “seven rivers”. Snow caps of glorious Alatau Mountains give life to thousands crystal streams. They provide small irrigation channels with melting water. The icy tops are contrasting with dark Tien Shan spruce forests on the slopes and colorful flower carpet at the bottom. Sunny valleys of this area are famous by its fruit gardens.
The World Gardening Fair opened on Tuesday, May 1 with attendance of Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado.
This year's participants are the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Republic of Finland, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Fiji, the Kingdom of Thailand, the Republic of Kenya, the Argentine Republic, India and Hungary.
Open Dates: Tuesday, May 1－ Sunday, May 6, 2012
Open Hours: May 1 to May 5 ― 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Last admission 5:30 p.m.)
May 6 ― 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Last admission 5:00 p.m.)
Venue: Heian Room (Main Building, First floor)