1. Orchid Land
Hall 1：Main Theme Displays
While visiting the 2019 Taiwan International Orchid Show, “Orchid Land, Reading Tainan", it will lead you passing through the gate of space and time into a tour of Tainan, an ancient cultural city of nearly four hundred years.
Tainan, the oldest and most elegant city in Taiwan, retains both the old-fashioned sense of life and the traces of history here. Through nurture of culture within four hundred years, the richness of the old city asset and the charm of streets and lanes attract tourists to visit more often. You may enchant with some fantastic tracks and hidden stories of last visits in every turn of a road.
Section 1: Taijiang Inner Sea
From the entrance of a large old camera, you will pass through the time tunnel, the Taijiang Sicao Mangrove Green Tunnel, decorated by orchids, greets you and unveils the Era of Great Navigation. While approaching a colorful orchid ornament lies on both sides, shaping like a water forest, then the Fort Zeelandia is close at hand.
Section 2: Fort Zeelandia
Tainan became a vital starting point for cultural exchanges between the East and the West in the Dutch Colonial Period. While you are in this Section, you can view the relics of Fort Zeelandia surrounded and decorated by orchids, and recreations of historical images. You can take the stairs and walking up to the stage, overlooking the orchid decoration throughout the Show areas.
Section 3: Traditional Celebrations
Passing through the gates of the Fort Zeelandia, you are entering the scene of most lively Tainan celebrations and worships in Qing Dynasty, you can visualize the mimicking of explosion appearance of beehive firecrackers decorated by the strings of dancing-doll orchids, also feel the excitement and grandeur of the celebration amid with the sound of firecrackers.
Section 4: Sugar Economy
Leaving the lively orchid fireworks, the sound of the mini-train (namely half-width railway train) will lead you to the Japanese Colonial Period, The modernization of this period developed the agriculture economy rapidly. In front of the staggered sugar cane forest, the transporting mini-trains of full-loading orchid are heading for the prosperous future of Tainan.
Section 5: Orchid Booming Period
The train leads into the industrial tunnel of orchids in the last section, light is swaying as the time and space are transforming, as well as the international perspectives, local knowledges and human creativity are networking to bring the industries closer together and heading Tainan to be more internationalized, so as continually creating a new chapter for culture.
2. Orchid Cultural Creation
Presenting the local flavor of Tainan, a century-old ancient capital, where Tainan (namely Fucheng) cuisine can be found all over the streets and lanes, and those traditional snacks are well-known. The authentic early flavor is fragrance-lasting with the depth of dietary culture, and the street stalls are mixing with various kinds of dishes. There are good tastes of the tongue for a lifetime, linking the delicacy of snacks in this big city, as well as sensing the ordinary people's daily food preference, through a variety of orchids and ornament plants, flowers blossom and make up for their life. So you can make a round trip of tasting of Tainan special snacks, feeling the lingering and memorable human touches, reinterpreting and expanding the sensory memory, showing the aesthetic experience of subtle knowledge of sumptuous feast of flowers in full blossom!
3. Hall of Exquisite Orchid
You may find the most stunning and beautiful decoration in the hall of Exquisite Orchid, the theme of the Hall is "Thousands of orchid vying to be the most glamorous”. 200 more judges from home and abroad will select for you the best choice or award-winning orchid championship. Among thousands of verities of Taiwan orchids, which include various species of orchid and combination of potted orchid art, will no doubt present you such enjoyment of the magical and overwhelming content of orchids at the Show!
4. Pavilion of Orchid Innovation
Blooming Orchids with Clear Sky – Gathering in the Orchid Creativity Pavilion
By entering the Orchid Creativity Pavilion, besides those beautiful orchid flowers, the discolor ribbon stretching the skyline instantly attracts people to explore this field. With the theme of "Blooming Orchids with Clear Sky – Gathering in the Orchid Creativity Pavilion ", the primary visual theme area is inviting you to take photos for this beautiful moment of gathering. While making the turn and strolling into the Boutique Gallery, you may find the beautiful orchid creations collected all over the Country. Seven orchid creation showcases displayed along the corridor, which includes crafts, halls, dormitories, outdoors, tourism, facial mask and culture creativity corner and so on, particularly selected from fifty manufacturers this year.
Lifting the curtain and enter the Orchid Room, you can scent the atmosphere of four different orchid fragrance. And then a large-scale landscape of Orchid Art Glass Creation is in front of your eye-sight, you can experience, shop and wander around the orchid creation hall, and here may refresh your feeling brand new other than the enjoyment of flower viewing.
5. Orchid Bazaar
Orchid Bazaar, under careful planning, can be your best choice in designing and portraying exciting orchid decrorations in your home. Various orchid genus, species, color and floral variety, are available in Orchid Bazaar, as well as many horticultural products, knowledge on orchid breeding and decrorations. For an orchid lover like you, The Bazaar is not to be a miss for finding treasures of orchid!
6. Pavilion of Connoisseur (By invitation only)
This pavilion is an independent area, specially designed for local orchid breeders and foreign traders, which is not open to the public, but free for trade talks and business negotiations of all exhibitors by issuing name card for admission. In the Pavilion, international buyers can review all sorts of orchid by a variety of pots in the large, medium and small seedlings, number of peduncles, number of flowers, plant height, flower size, flower main-color, flower sub-color. All these varieties of orchid, which marked with growing characteristics and its growing data, are stably suppling by Taiwan orchid breeders. For better elaborating the soft power and in-depth understanding of Taiwan orchid industry, please visit us in the Pavilion Connoisseur.
7. Oversea Landscape Exhibiting Area
Oversea Landscape Exhibiting Area allows you to wander freely at Lake Wondai, not only enjoy the lake scenery but also enjoy watching excellent ornamental and floral installations in the world featured booths, designed and decorated by Thailand, Indonesia, Italy, Singapore, and so forth. Taking your camera to enjoy the outdoor landscapes in their authentic style and extraordinary designs, in which the beauty and serenity of orchids are amid with the scene.