NDMC is organizing the Tulip Festival from February 10 to 21

NDMC is organizing the Tulip Festival from February 10 to 21

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is organizing the second edition of the Tulip Festival (#NDMCTulipFestival) this year after the success and appreciation from the huge audience from different walks of life last year.

NDMC will welcome the spring season with blooming tulips in the heart of the capital – New Delhi from February 10 to 21 at the meadows of Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.

The Tulip Festival will include a series of events such as Tulip Walk to witness an exhibition on tulips for the general public and flower lovers, a photo contest for those interacting with the beauty of flowers and a music event for music lovers against the backdrop of flowers. .

A tulip parade will be held on the meadows of Shantipath on February 10. It is a monument based exhibition on the history of Shantipath, the history of tulips and the variety of tulips growing in Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.

The center is also organizing a photography competition on tulip beautification until February 21. The center invited photography enthusiasts to take pictures of the planted tulips and participate in the photography competition.

The rules and regulations for the photography competition are available on the NDMC website (https://www.ndmc.gov.in/pdf/tulip_festival_2024.pdf).

A photography competition invited the public to take photographs at the #NDMC Tulip Festival. NDMC will judge the top three photos each day and upload the top three photos of the day on its social media platforms. At the conclusion of the photography competition, the best judged photo will be awarded.

NDMC will organize an Indo-Dutch tulip music event on February 16 to enhance the attraction around the Tulip Festival at Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi where Indo-Dutch artistes will perform. The concept of the musical event is based on the song of water, the sea in music, and the sound of art.

NDMC blooms with different varieties and colors of two tulips sourced from Holland. Planting of tulips began in mid-December 2023 in the main parks and gardens, NDMC Headquarters, Windsor Place Roundabout, the vicinity of the Vice President’s House, 11 Murti, and large swathes of Shanti Path underscoring NDMC’s commitment to enhancing the beauty of New Delhi. Positivity and overall experience.

Tulips display their beauty in eight distinct colors – white, yellow, red, pink, orange, purple, black, yellow and red, transforming these spaces into captivating visual spectacles in the NDMC area.

Acquisition of 3 lakh tulip bulbs from Netherlands, of which 1 lakh are allocated to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the remaining 2 lakh are allocated to decorate public places across New Delhi. Through careful planning, NDMC staff ensures consistent beauty and harmonious color combinations.

Despite the challenges associated with growing tulips, the strategic approach followed by the National Center for Disaster Management, includes treated and pre-programmed tulip bulbs that can thrive in unpredictable weather conditions.

In addition, NDMC focused on cost-effective measures, including preserving approximately 50 percent of tulip bulbs from the previous year’s 120,000 tulips, resulting in an approximately 50 percent reduction in future production costs.

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