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Visiting Thai Phien Flower Village in Dalat

Visiting Thai Phien Flower Village in Dalat
UPDATED: 07 Mar 2016 161 Views

Thai Phien Flower Village was established in 1956 in Dalat city, Lam Dong province. Although it was considered to set up later than others in the past, Thai Phien Hamlet now has become a rich land and people here have wealthy lives because of owning a traditional village developing and expanding domestic and foreign markets.

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A 50- year flower village

It looks like floriculture (besides purely making livelihood) is an elegant hobby of flower farmers and it makes them become gentleman, kind and very hospitable! Ho Ngoc Dinh - Chairman of Ward Farmer gave me a very warm welcome. He smiled brightly and said: “These days, customers around the country and over the world come to Thai Phien flower Village to visit and learn production experiences with large farmers, including newspaper-radio reporters. Therefore, receiving guests is regular work and also the honor of the local authorities and other unions in the ward.

The beauty of Thai Phien village The beauty of Thai Phien village

Flower village- Tourism village

Standing in the 2nd floor of the headquarters of Ward 12 (Dalat city), visitors glance at endless vegetable gardens, and flower gardens grown in greenhouses leading to vast green pine forests; both sides of new upgraded roads are luxury high-rises. Thai Phien people’s life changing day by day and this traditional flower village is full of vigor under the sky of the Highlands festivities. Dalat city- the city of pine forests is more and more beautiful and wealthy thanks to the formation and development of this over a century industrial flower village associated with naive gentle, hardworking and creative people here.

At the first Dalat Flower Festival held in 2005, Thai Phien flower village was honor to be introduced to the numerous friends in and outside the country. At the first Dalat Flower Festival held in 2005, Thai Phien flower village was honor to be introduced to the numerous friends in and outside the country.

At the first Dalat Flower Festival held in 2005, Thai Phien flower village was honor to be introduced to the numerous friends in and outside the country. This is such an important that Thai Phien Flower Village continuously present the highest endemic flowers captivating the crowd at the next flower festivals. Especially, on December, 16tha great honor came to Thai Phien farmers is that Lam Dong provincial People's Committee issued Thai Phien Flower Village as “Traditional Village”. From this event, the Party, and the government of Ward 12 has built a Development Scheme for Thai Phien Flower Village period 2010-2015 ; in which the work focuses to change Thai Phien flower village into an industrial flower village. Clement weather- local peace and human interests have converged on Thai Phien hamlet! Thai Phien flower production continuously spike each year: 30 million stems/ year up to 300 million stems/ year and is now 450 million stems of all kinds/ year; revenue of each flower hectare is 550 million/ ha. Thankfully, through the affiliate programs of investment and cooperation between Lam Dong provinces and other provinces; at present, the output of the fruits and flowers of the Thai Phien village is fairly stable. 80 % of Thai Phien flower products are strongly consumed in HCMC through 3 major wholesale markets (Ho Thi Ky, Dam Sen and Binh Dien market); 10 % of its products sold in the markets of Hanoi and the north provinces and 10 % in the central provinces - Highlands.

In recent years, the material spiritual life of the people in Ward 12 (Dalat city) has changed dramatically thanks to an increase of senior flower production areas, and an expandig product markets. Currently, more than 60 % of households in the entire ward have the average annual income of 200 million or more; particular, many households earning over 1 billion / year.