National Orchid Exposition on Feb 3-6

National Orchid Exposition on Feb 3-6

February 3-6

The Guatemala Orchid Association presents the XXXVII National Orchid Exposition, featuring a colorful array of orchids and informative workshops, from Feb. 3-6 in Guatemala City.

The event will be at Cervecería Centroamericana, Salón José Mariano Arzú Castillo, 3 ave. 17-16, z. 2. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is Q25.

Guatemala, the Land of Eternal Spring, has approximately 1,000 species of orchids, which grow throughout the country, from the coasts up into the highlands.

In 1934, the rare and most treasured White Nun, the Monja Blanca, was declared the national flower of Guatemala.

Related conferences will be held Feb. 3-4 on different types of orchids by experts from the American Orchid Society, the Mexican Orchid Association and an author from Argentina. The sessions will be at the Hotel Vista Real, Prolongacion Blvd. Los Próceres, km 9, z. 15. Admission is Q100.

For more information call 4509-3929.

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