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Gentse Floral Expo (Ghent’s Floraliën)

Posted in Belgium, Events happening around the region with tags , , , on January 10, 2011 by orchideae

In Singapore, for plants lovers there are the Singapore Garden Festival, for people in Belgium there is the there is the Gentse Floral Expo (Ghent’s Floraliën) which occured every five years. This is definite must-see for all plant lovers who are visiting Belgium in five years time!!!

It was first held in 1808 and the most recent one was held in April 2010.

The first first day cover for the event was launched in 1955.

Ghent’s Floraliën 1955 FDC

Close up of the paphiopedilum stamp on the FDC

The link to the official website of Ghent’s Floraliën.