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July 15, 2008

Singapore Garden Festival 2008: 25 July to 1 August

Singapore Garden Festival 2008: 25 July to 1 August 2008

The Singapore Garden Festival 2008 will be held from 25 July 2008 to 1 August 2008 at Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore from 10am to 10 pm daily.

Billed as the first garden show in the tropics to house the world’s top garden and floral designers that began in 2006, the inaugural Singapore Garden Festival received many accolades from industry experts, horticulturists and garden hobbyists to put it as one of the top international garden show in the tropics.
Some 200,000 visitors thronged that first show in 2006 and I expect more visitors to the Singapore Garden Festival 2008 this time round. If you can get tickets to visit during the 3-day trade show, you will find more space and time for yourself to enjoy the various beautiful garden and flower exhibits.

The Singapore Garden Festival exhibition will occupy several floors at Suntec Convention Centre. According to its website, these are:

Level 6
Landscape and Fantasy Gardens
Featuring creations by local designers and top award-winning garden designers from around the world including Australia, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom and United States of America.

Floral Windows to the World
Featuring colourful and vibrant cut-flower displays and floral masterpieces with stunning set design and lighting by floral designers from Belgium, France, India, Norway, Macau and more.

Level 4
Singapore Orchid Show
Showcasing Southeast Asia’s rich and diverse heritage of orchids with a display of the most diverse botanical family and the most important plant group in the international floriculture industry.

Garden Fiesta
Offering educational, recreational and entertainment activities catering to the public, families, serious gardeners as well as hobbyists.

Vibrant MarketPlace
Offering a wide array of plants, gardening and landscape products and services, and arts & craft – all under one roof.

Clarins Learning Garden
Here, children will get to learn through fun and games to love and respect Nature by being more aware of and making every effort to reduce their carbon footprint.

Level 2 (For trade visitors only)
Singapore Garden Festival Expo
This is the new highlight of the Festival. The three-day international trade exhibition and conference will feature internationally renowned horticulture and landscape experts who will come together to showcase and share industry best practices.

For details, go to the Singapore Garden Festival official website.
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Casdok said...

Wow the garden festival sounds stunning!

Seen This Scene That said...

I think the fantasy garden is worth a visit. Will likely find some surprises there.

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