The annual festival is held every March at Haiwan Forest Park in Shanghai’s southern suburbs. The park 40,000 plum trees are expected to peak with flowers between mid-February and the end of March. In addition to blossom-viewing, the festival will feature a photo contest, art exhibitions, flower arranging displays and a citizen’s garden, where locals are encouraged to sponsor or plant a tree. Festival admission costs ¥80 (US$12.25) and free buses will transport festival-goers from Shendu Highway metro station to Haiwan Forest Park. Read more: shanghaidaily.com
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