Millions of tulips and happiness!31 march 2019 Do you love travelling, flowers and especially tulips? Spring events allow you to enjoy both.
Historically, it is Turkey that bears the proud title of the homeland of tulips.
There was even a special variety – the Ottoman Tulip, on a high stem and with pointed petals. This flower is dedicated to many songs, poems were composed about it, and carpets and clothes were decorated with its image. In ancient times, the celebration of the tulips were organized every spring.
Nowadays, the first festival was organized in Istanbul in 2005, and is now held annually. The festival starts on April 1. In itself, the unique Istanbul these days turns into a bright carpet, into a floral masterpiece. In preparation for the holiday involved as professional landscape designers, selektsionery and ordinary citizens.
Millions of bulbs are planted on the eve of the holiday, as planted early and late varieties of tulips, all this splendor lasts about two months. Many florists work, constructing sculptures and compositions of tulips. In addition to all this, concerts are held in the city, famous musicians come.