Flowers, Ornamental Plants and Fish Festival earns over THB20m in 16 days

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BANGKOK, 21 June 2015 – The Flowers, Ornamental Plants and Fish Festival at Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem canal near the Government House has received enthusiastic response from the public particularly during the “Golden Minute” and the “Cactus Gardening Show” which have become daily highlights.

The Golden Minute from 3 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. offers buyers ornamental plants at big discounts like Pemphis Acidula Bonsai being sold at THB100,000 from its normal price of THB150,000. An ornamental fish auction which is held an hour afterwards also proves a great attraction everyday. The event also features a series of discussions on a wide range of topics such as Thai Flowerhorn Crossbreed Fishes.

One of the visitors at the festival said she was a plant lover and felt satisfied with all aspects of the event be it location, easy access, reasonable prices, interesting activities and definitely the quality of products sold there.

During 5-20 June 2015, more than 83,400 visitors had attended the festival, generating around 21 million baht worth of income to traders. The event is still open to the public until 28 June 2015 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.