Suntec Singapore is once again in full bloom as
the Singapore Garden Festival returns. The popular event is
expected to “wow” 300,000 local and overseas visitors throughout
– 22 July 2010, the venue will be transformed into a wonderland of
spectacular garden, packed with award-winning and spectacular
floral creations showcasing the works of internationally renowned
garden and floral designers.
premier exposition of flowers and garden design, techniques and
products, filled with overflowing exotic plants and flowering
blooms should enthrall all flower aficionados, excite gardeners,
hobbyists, home owners and families seeking out a day of
fun and enjoyment.
This year, the event looks set to charm
visitors once again with amazing garden displays such as the
2.5 tonnes, 5 metres tall “The Man Who Planted Trees” effigy centrepiece, unusual plant and floral varieties, innovative and
eco-friendly gardening initiatives among others.
in the scent and the riot of colours, visitors can also pick up
garden tools, flowers, seeds and shop at the supermarket garden
for farm fresh produce.
Additionally, for the first time,
visitors and guests to the show are encouraged to bring their
very own home-grown vegetables and/or fruits for the Big Salad
Party, where Suntec Singapore’s award-winning Chef Alfred Lee
will toss, dice and drizzle the produce into healthy salads.
The massive festival will take ten days of setting up and
extensive dedicated man-hours to turn approximately two
hectares into a delightful and lovely ‘garden in the city’.
“It is a
pleasure for our team to work with the National Parks Board in
creating a sanctuary for the senses, bringing a burst of
colours to our venue. This year’s show promises to be even more
vibrant, colourful and exciting – truly a delight for all
visitors,” said Pieter Idenburg, CEO of Suntec Singapore. “We
congratulate the National Parks Board once again in creating
and hosting a magnificent show that is held in wide
anticipation by all.”
Show hours are 10:00 AM to 10:00
PM, Monday through Sunday. Adult admission is Sin$8 weekdays and
Sin$12 weekends. Tickets for children, students and senior citizens
are Sin$5 weekdays and Sin$8 weekends.
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