A Photo Gallery from Ohito Zuisenkyo Flower Festival
Scenes from the Flower Festival
At Ohito Zuisenkyo was held a month-long Flower Festival, celebrating the spring beauty of flowers and blossoms in full bloom. Between 5 April and 6 May, 2008, totaling 17,000 people visited Ohito Zuisenkyo and enjoyed its ambience created by the seasonal natural environment. It provided visitors with opportunities for leisurely walks in the wafting floral scents, picnics with lunch in the sun, and other activities suitable for all people and families.
Special events were organized on 26 and 27 April, when a varieties of shows and entertainments, including Amagi Taiko performances and children’s choir SMILE concerts, welcomed all the visitors on the site. Along with the main event marquee, booths were set up promoting Nature Farming and providing useful information in connection with health-promotion and wellbeing, and many stalls offered fresh and well-groomed, ‘organically’ grown, agricultural produce, for purchase.
The photos below will give you the glimpse of these special-event days.
Photos with * along its caption can be clickable to view enlarged pictures.
-the Hands-On Learning Zone for Food and Farming-
Magic Show on stage
Amagi Taiko performance
Celebrity lookalike lunch-time show
Children’s choir “SMILE”
Terry’s band & vocal
Audiences enjoying the shows
Panel displays on MOA Nature Farming
Young vegetable plants for sale
Cooking workshop – making “soba” noodle
Small plants for sale
Demonstration and discussion on kitchen garden
Let’s make your own eco-bag
Woodcraft workshop – pendant heads
One bite on Ohito-brand beef sandwich KINCHAN DOG
Society for MCS* patients information booth
(*Multiple Chemical Sensitivity)
Japanese Peony Garden
Moss Phlox Park *
Moss Phlox known as ‘Moss Pink’ *
Another shot of Moss Pink *
Rhododendron Hill *
-The Health Promotion Zone-
Health-check demonstration and counselling
A panorama view from the hilly viewpoint BANSHO-DAI