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The festival of camellias in Japan


On Oshima island, which is in the Prefecture of Tokyo, Japan, January 26, 2014 will be held the traditional Festival of camellias, which is known as one of the most beautiful and spectacular festivals in Japan.

Colorful camellias are a symbol of the island and its main attraction, and the pride of Oshima island – Camellia with yellow petals varieties "of kinkaku”.

As reports Go Tokyo, the Festival of camellias last two months, as long as the blossom buds of camellias on the island who at this time are beginning to bloom. Just this year we expect three million flowering camellias about five hundred different varieties.

Will last until the festival, every day across the island will host different kinds of events. On the Playground, Camelia Plaza of the town of Oshima will be held exhibition of rare varieties of camellias, concerts of traditional Japanese music and dance. Also, there will be held a beauty contest «Miss Camelia”. In addition, during the Festival here will unfold a Japanese theatrical production based on the novel “the Lady with camellias”.

These days, guests Oshima not only look beautiful floral exhibitions and concerts, but also be able to participate in various competitions and master classes. Tourists who decide to go to the Festival of camellias in Oshima, will be able to learn how to make a flower arrangement, learn how to dry flower petals, and learn the technology of making oil from camellias.

Also all interested persons can become participants of the contest for the best photo of a Camellia.

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Date of publication: 22.01.2014

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