The second Flowers Festival, organised by Souq Waqif in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), kicked off on Sunday.
The 10-day long festival is being held in the West Square of Souq Waqif.
Director of Souq Waqif Mohamed al-Salem said in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) that 21 farms and nurseries are participating in this year's edition of the Flowers Festival, which saw a high turnout by the public last year.
He noted that the festival is being organised for the second consecutive year as one of the important activities that support tourism in the country and encourage those interested in planting flowers to buy and plant them in their homes and gardens, as well as encouraging producers to market them, adding that the festival provides various types of flowers, seedlings, trees, and other related supplies.
He noted that the event aims to introduce the public to local companies engaged in this field and to give them the opportunity to purchase flowers of all kinds and enjoy the exhibits at the festival.
He invited the public to visit the Festival and enjoy the different types of flowers displayed in one place under one roof.
The Festival hours are from 9am to 9pm, except Thursday. On Friday the which the Festival will be open until 10pm.
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