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Taiwan exhibit wins gold at Chelsea show

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, In : TW Flower 

Taiwan exhibit wins gold at Chelsea show

Source: Taiwan Today 
By John Scott Marchant

Taiwan’s exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show won a gold in the Great Pavilion Awards May 22, highlighting the strength of the local orchid industry and its rising profile in the U.K. horticultural market.

Tseng Chun-pi, secretary of exhibit organizer Taiwan Orchid Growers’ Association, said the beauty of the flowers persuaded judges to continue TOGA’s winning ways at the London event, building upon silver and gold performances in 2010 and 2011,...


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A blue-ribbon industry

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, In : TW Flower 

A blue-ribbon industry

Source: Taiwan Today

Taiwan’s standing as a leading player in the global orchid industry received a welcome boost this week in the shape of British royal approval and critical recognition at the biggest horticultural event in the U.K., the Chelsea Flower Show.

Queen Elizabeth II, a renowned green thumb, made a point of including the Taiwan exhibit during the event’s May 21 press and VIP preview day. She was joined by the Dukes of York and Kent, and Prince Michael of Kent.

Welcomed by Shen ...


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UK royals visit Taiwan display at Chelsea show

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, In : TW Flower 
UK royals visit Taiwan display at Chelsea show 

 

Source: Taiwan Today 
By John Scott Marchant

Taiwan’s exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show received the royal thumbs-up May 21, attracting visits from Queen Elizabeth II, the Dukes of York and Kent, and Prince Michael of Kent one day ahead of the event opening to the public.

The royals, who were welcomed by Shen Lyu-shun, ROC representative to the U.K., cast an approving eye over the stand designed around the theme “universal glory of the dragon.”

Adorned with 2,000 orchids of 50 varietie...


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