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Canadian Tulip Festival delights people in Ottawa

2012-05-07 08:11:45 GMT2012-05-07 16:11:45(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A young girl collects pollen from tulips blossoming in the scenic Major's Hill Park, with the Parliament buildings as a backdrop, during the annual Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Canada, May 6, 2012. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the spring ritual, which welcomes more than 500,000 visitors to admire the 1-million tulips that will bloom over the festival. (Xinhua/David Kawai)

The tulips are in bloom at Dow's Lake for the annual Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Canada, May 6, 2012. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the spring ritual, which welcomes more than 500,000 visitors to admire the one-million tulips that will bloom over the festival. (Xinhua/David Kawai)

Tourists have their picture taken in front of tulips on Parliament Hill during the annual Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Canada, May 6, 2012. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the spring ritual, which welcomes more than 500,000 visitors to admire the 1-million tulips that will bloom over the festival. (Xinhua/David Kawai)

Tulips blossom on Parliament Hill during the annual Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Canada, May 6, 2012. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the spring ritual, which welcomes more than 500,000 visitors to admire the 1-million tulips that will bloom over the festival. (Xinhua/David Kawai)

A girl walks among the tulips blossoming at Dow's Lake during the annual Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Canada, May 6, 2012. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the spring ritual, which welcomes more than 500,000 visitors to admire the 1-million tulips that will bloom over the festival. (Xinhua/David Kawai)

The tulips are in bloom at Dow's Lake for the annual Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Canada, May 6, 2012.

 This year marks the 60th anniversary of the spring ritual, which welcomes more than 500,000 visitors to admire the one-million tulips that will bloom over the festival.

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