Saturday, July 23, 2016

Singapore Garden Festival 23 – 31 July 2016 at Gardens by the Bay

Mruupup went to the Singapore Garden Festival (SGF), Asia’s premier tropical garden and flower show which is returning for its sixth installment from 23 – 31 July 2016 at Gardens by the Bay. The nine-day event is the largest show to-date, spanning 9.7 hectares across The Meadow, Flower Dome and Bayfront Plaza. SGF 2016 is set to mesmerise, surprise and wow visitors!

Mrupupup went to check out this flower show. Loved flowers and this show has a visual fiesta of exquisite garden and floral displays, this year’s SGF will feature a host of exhibits and activities including:

  •  15 Fantasy and Landscape Show Gardens featuring approximately 80 sqm creations by top award-winning gardening luminaries from around the world. This year’s festival will feature landscape and garden designers from Australia, China, France, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States of America 
  • 14 Floral Windows to the World featuring colourful and vibrant cut-flower displays and floral masterpieces with stunning set design and lighting by 15 floral designers from around the world. This year’s festival will feature master floral artists from Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Norway, Russia, Singapore, South Korea and the United States of America. 
  • Orchid Extravaganza at Flower Dome showcasing the rich heritage of orchids. The floral display will put a spotlight on the world’s most diverse botanical family and one of the most important plant groups in the international floriculture industry. 
  • 5 Balcony Gardens featuring colourful and inspirational displays for small-home and apartment owners. Visitors can see how these designers transform 3m by 3m spaces into soothing retreats. 

  6 Table-top Floral Displays featuring table-top floral displays created with fresh flowers, decorative accessories and tableware.

 Landscape Design Challenge (NEW) where teams of students will be tasked to transform a 3m by 3m empty space into a garden within a span of four hours.

 World Of Terrariums (NEW) showcasing more than 100 creative displays put together by members of the public including students, hobbyists and community gardeners. This exhibition will give visitors a larger-than-life experience of walking through a terrarium.

 A Vibrant Marketplace (non-ticketed area) with over 100 booths offering food and beverages, plants, gardening and landscape products and services, and arts and crafts for sale. Visitors can also look forward to nightly performances by local musicians.

 Gardeners’ Cup with 60 community gardening groups split into 5 teams for a friendly match to compete for the best show garden themed “Floral Wonderland”.

 Other favourites include the Garden Fiesta that features a series of talks, demonstrations and workshops, and the Penjing & Artistic Stone Exhibition & Competition 2016 (Loved Bonsai plants!).  

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