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12-Day Tulip Festival In Delhi: All You Need To Know


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As the Spring sets in national capital New Delhi is welcoming the season with a Tulip Festival.

The second edition of the Tulip Festival in Delhi, organised by the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) will start on Saturday, February 10 and will go on till February 21.


The programme commences on the lawns of Shanti Path in Chanakyapuri and there is no entry fees.

The Tulip Festival this year will include a series of events like the Tulip Walk to witness an exhibition on Tulips for the general public and flower lovers, a photo competition for photographers and a music event during the festival.

The tulips will bloom in eight distinct colours — white, yellow, red, pink, orange, purple, black and yellow-red. The purple and white tulips are already in full bloom.

12-Day Tulip Festival In Delhi: All You Need To Know

“There are seven types of tulips that we have planted — some are late blooming and some are early blooming. While three lakh tulip bulbs had been sourced by the NDMC from the Netherlands, 40,000 extra bulbs were given to us by the Dutch Embassy. Out of the three lakh bulbs sourced by us, one lakh have been handed over to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA),” said NDMC chairman Amit Yadav.

“Out of the two lakhs bulbs with the NDMC, 80,000 have been planted in Shanti Path area and some of them have started blooming. The 40,000 tulip bulbs given by the Netherlands Embassy have been planted at the various roundabouts in the NDMC area,” he said.

12-Day Tulip Festival In Delhi: All You Need To Know

A Tulip Indo-Dutch music event will also be organised on February 16 in which Indo-Dutch artists will perform. The music will inspired by artworks selected by artists and curators in India and the Netherlands.

This year, the NDMC is also holding a photography competition along with the Tulip Festival. The public can submit their entries until February 21 and the best among them all will be awarded. 

12-Day Tulip Festival In Delhi: All You Need To Know

NDMC had organised the first Tulip Festival in Delhi in 2023 which saw a massive turnout with Delhiites flocking to the venue with their cameras and mobile phones.

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