Friday, August 28, 2015

WC Local Government MEC welcomed the 2015 Cape Floral Kingdom expo

Mbasa Gqokoma
28 August 2015

Western Cape MEC of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell, has welcomed the 2015 edition of the Cape Floral Kingdom Expo in Bredasdorp.

The Cape Floral expo is the biggest indoors fynbos showcase in the world and is a celebration of the Western Cape’s unique indigenous heritage.

Spokesperson for MEC Bredel, James-Brent Styan said, the province has the highest concentration of plant species in the world and that includes an estimated 9500 species, of which 70% do not grow anywhere else in the world.

Styan said it is just a way to showcase what we have got to the world and to the province and tourists really clock to these shows.

He added that “we have got other shows coming up in darling Hopefield and Clanwilliam later in the year”.

“We call on families to go visit and attend, have a look on what the show has got to offer. These are wonderful and beautiful things to attend” he concluded. 

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