First Albanian flowers festival to be held in Permet

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times July 24, 2015 10:00

PermetTIRANA, July 23 - The southern town of Permet will be the host of Albania's first flower festival this weekend, bringing together flower and greenery traders and lovers in the town known for its famous canyons.

The two-day festival scheduled for July 25 and 26 will be accompanied by a gardening workshop giving useful advice on treating and cultivating flowers.

The festival was selected as one of the winning projects of "My Dream" competition launched by Prime Minister Edi Rama.

The small town of Permet is also known for rafting on the Vjosa River, Canyons of Lëngarica and Bënja waters.

"Përmet is the city of flowers, of roses, of unparalleled songs, of purity and tranquility, (known in antiquity as "Tryfilia", inhabited by Illyrian tribes)," says the Visit Albania portal.

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times July 24, 2015 10:00