Taichung World Flora Exposition

The Taichung World Flora Exposition is an AIPH (category A2|B1)[Note 1] horticultural exposition held between 3 November 2018 and 24 April 2019 in Houli District, Taiwan.[1] There were 33 participating countries.[2]

Taichung World Flora Exposition
Overview
BIE-classUnrecognized exposition
NameTaichung World Flora Exposition
MascotLeopard cat family and Horsiver
Participant(s)
Countries33
Location
CountryTaiwan
CityTaichung
VenueFengyuan, Houli and Waipu districts
Timeline
Opening3 November 2018
Closure24 April 2019

Theme and locations

The festival had three themes and three locations. Green held at Waipu Park Area, Nature at Houli Horse Ranch[3] and People at Fengyuan's Ruanpizai Creek.[4]

After the expo the Waipu park Area will be transformed into an international agriculture centre, and will host the 2020 World Orchid Conference.[3]

Participating countries

In addition to the hosts Taiwan, the following countries participated: Bhutan, Canada, Chile, China Hong Kong, France, Germany, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Singapore, Somalia, Turkey, UK and USA. With the Marshall Islands, Palau and the Solomon Islands banding together to present the Asia-Pacific Diplomatic Joint Garden.[5]

Pavilions

The Myanmar pavilion was designed by Levi Sap Nei Thang. She used her logo ”I Love Myanmar” a heart-shaped in the national flag of Myanmar. Myanmar participated in both indoor flower show and world garden.[6]

The Netherlands pavilion was designed by MAYU architects.[7]

Turkey Pavilion was designed and represented by Mucahit Sengul.

The tallest bamboo building in Taiwan was designed by ZUO studio and used as the Bamboo pavilion,[8] and was made of Taiwan native bamboo species (including Moso and Makino Bamboo).[9]


Mascots

The fair's mascots were a family of anthropomorphised leopard cats and their bee-keeping horse neighbour called Horsiver.[10]

References

Notes

  1. A horticultural exhibition with international participation lasting between 3 and 6 months and at least 25 Hectares in size
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