Doha: The second Flowers Festival, organized by Souq Waqif in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), kicked off today and will continue for ten days in the West Square of Souq Waqif.
Director of Souq Waqif Mohammed Al Salem said in a statement to Qatar News Agency that 21 farms and nurseries are participating in this year's edition.
The 10-day festival opens its doors for the public from 9 am to 9 pm on weekdays and on Thursday and Friday it is open until 10 pm.
He noted that the festival is being organized for the second consecutive year to encourage those interested in planting flowers to buy and plant them in their gardens as well as help local farms to market their produce. Various types of flowers, seedlings, trees and other related supplies are available at the festival.
He noted that the event aims to introduce the public to local companies engaged in this field and to give them the opportunity to purchase different kinds of kinds and enjoy the exhibits at the festival.
He invited the public to visit the festival and enjoy the different types of flowers displayed under one roof.