Yengisar Apricot Flower Festival

Yengisar County is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwestern China. It is under the administration of the Kashgar Prefecture. It contains a notable knife factory.

However Yengisar also produces apricots and in recent years there has been more and more cultural festivities related this agricultural production. One of these festivities is the Apricot Flower Festival. If you happen to be in Kashgar NOW is your chance to enjoy the sent and beauty of these blooming apricot trees. The official Festival is on the 15th of April 2011 in Wuqia which about 10km from Yengisar.
If you can’t make it in time here are some pictures for you to enjoy by clicking “read more”.

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Note: This article contributed to our blog from Gallery Cafe in Kashgar when they left from Kashgar middle of  last summer 2011. We missed Gallery Cafe!

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