Every year since the 1960s, the Uzbek city of Namangan has hosted the Traditional Festival of Flowers - a spectacular display of flora and fauna that begins with a street carnival. Flower floats move down the main avenue towards the venue, with live traditional music and traditional food on offer. 2018’s event is a step above the rest: for the first time, the city is commercializing the event. As the economy opens up, central Asia’s richest farming area wants to sell itself as a flower producer that can compete with other major producers like Holland. Join CGTN’s Guy Henderson to enjoy this flowery world.