Australia: Canberra – Floriade 1

360° panorama by Unkle Kennykoala.
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Floriade 2012, Commonwealth Park, Canberra. 25th anniversary of Floriade.As Canberra emerges out of its long, cold and miserable winter each year a festival of flowers called Floriade is held to celebrate the arrival of spring. During mid-September to mid-October, Commonwealth Park gets a stunning make-over which paints large areas of this park with vibrant colours made up of tulips and other flowers, one million of them in fact (according to the Floriade official page). To have that many bulbs planted, have them blooming during the festival period, and then cleared up so the park looks “normal” again the rest of the year are I think all quite impressive achievements.Here’s the Floriade official homepage.

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