Sunday, January 30, 2011

Covai Flower Show -2011

The 4th Covai Flower show began yesterday at the TNAU Botanical Garden premesis..Cultural programs,dog show,special orchestra using house hold articles are also a part of the event.Visitors can take part in flower arrangement,Flower Rangoli,Flowers and fashion competition.

Here are some clicks from the beautiful show...

 The entrance to the show

The display starts from the entrance itself.Starts with the Bonsai Gallery...

 Bonsai gallery

 Thulasi Pharmacy had a stall for medicinal plants

Medicinal plants for display and sale

 Medicinal plants on display with related details

There are 99 flowers that are mentioned in the Kurinji Paatu sung by the poet Kapilar[Tamil Literature].
A colorful board displays all the 99 flowers with the pics...
If you are interested to know more about these flowers,click here

A beautiful floral depiction of  the Army ,Navy and Airforce

Mother India in flowers

The Police band entertaining the visitors

The photo gallery...

Stunning photo of nature on display....

Entrance to the Mist Garden.
There was no mist when we went,though....

The entrances decorated with floral balls...

The pillars decorated with bouquets

 The floral gallery

 Beautiful Roses
 A whole variety of flowers...


 Flower arrangement

One of the display in the  Specialty flowers section

The dry flowers gallery

Model of an engine with two carriages decorated with flowers

 Mickey mouse...

 The place was lit with serial lights and flood lights as the evening progressed

 A live orchestra enthralled the audience with movie songs

The green grass around the galleries provide a perfect spot to relax

There are a lot of stalls selling things for kids and adults.
Everything from balloons to graters are on sale here.
A few health care shops ,book stalls ,branded grocery items are also present.
Fresh and dry ornamental flowers and bouquets were on sale too

A model of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in flowers
 The insect gallery was one of the attractions.
It was so crowded that I could hardly take pictures.
 I made a second trip around the flower gallery to enjoy the flowers ....

 A small enclosure decorated like a temple with some idols inside

 Ornamental cabbage
 Stalls with fruit and vegetable details and some shops selling dry flower bouquets

 A lovely fountain in the grassy area that children and adults enjoyed.
The cool breeze carried the vapors chilling the environment further...

 View of the Sunken Garden
There are a lot of food stalls selling everything from Coffee,sugarcane juice to snacks like bajjis and bhel puris...
On the way out is a separate area for kids to play.Joy ride for young and old are there to enjoy at affordable costs..

If you live anywhere in and around Coimbatore don't miss this lovely event.It's a nice way to spend the evening in a beautiful environment at an affordable cost!

Date- 29,30,31 January 2011

Tickets - Adults- Rs.10/-
Children below 16 - Rs.5/-

Video camera- Rs.25/-
Camera - Rs.10/-

Venue - Botanic Gardens
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Marudhamalai Main Road,

[There are special buses plying from the various parts of the city for this event. Two wheeler and four wheeler parking is also present]


Anonymous said...

This is very nice PJ...enga ooril nadapathai photo eduthu post pannatharkku thanks...super.

Soumya said...

wow...nice pictures...missing covai a lot now...thanks for sharing the pictures...

Priya Sreeram said...

lovely clicks PJ - nice post !

prakash said...

I went there it was wonderful..