A flower festival associated with the Day of the Sun, the holiday marking the birthday of Kim Il Sung.
The Kim Ilsungia Flower Exhibition
The Kim Il Sungia Flower Festival (김일성화축전 | 金日成花慶典) is an annual flower exhibition held each April for the Day of the Sun (15 April – the birthday of leader Kim Il Sung). In the festival, organisations, work units, and individuals from across society compete to put on the best floral display incorporating the Kim Ilsungia flower, a type of orchid. The festival has been held since the late 1990’s.
The exhibition centre is located in east Pyongyang and also used for the Kim Jongilia Flower Festival held each February.