Dec 18, 2013
Exhibition-cum-sale of ornamental fish and pets at the fifth edition of De-aquarium starts at Marine Drive Ground on Thursday. The ten day exhibition will include rare species of ornamental fish , both marine and fresh water. The show also comprises various domestic and foreign breeds of dogs, cats and birds. This will be a visual treat for the visitors. Shabeer Raj, managing director of E for Events, the organizers of the expo said at a press conference that, ‘’Ornamental fish along with various domestic and foreign breeds of dogs, cats and birds will provide a feast for the eyes of visitors,’’At the expo, fishing tanks , accessories for aquarium and pets will be available. Entry fee for adults is Rs 50. students from class 1 – class 10 is Rs 30. Show timing – afternoon to 9pm. During holidays show starts at 9 am and will be open till 11pm.
Event coordinator K A Rafeeque, said, ‘’Fashion show for pets, free vaccination for dogs and casts, food fest, consumer expo, cultural programmes, seminars, symposia and lucky draw are the other attractions of De-aquarium,’’ Fisheries Minister K Babu will inaugurate the ten-day long show in the presence of Mayor Tony Chammany, Hibi Eden MLA and GCDA chairman N Venugopal.