The Singapore Garden Festival, the first garden show in the tropics to bring together and showcase creations from the world’s top award-winning garden and floral designers under one roof, will return from the 25 July to 1 August 2008 at Singapore’s Suntec Convention Centre, daily from 10am to 10pm.
The inaugural Garden Festival in December 2006 was a great success, attracting more than 200,000 visitors from Singapore and around the world.
The eight-day event in July 2008 will line up more exhibits, variety and new offerings.
The Festival highlights are:
§ Best of Show Landscape and Fantasy Gardens featuring creations by local designers and top award-winning garden designers from renowned garden shows around the world. There will be 20 award-winning designers from countries spanning the globe.
§ 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 home and abroad. A total of 14 master floral artists from Netherlands, Canada, India, Norway, Macau and more will be participating.
§ Singapore Orchid Show showcasing Southeast Asia’s rich and diverse heritage of orchids. A dazzling 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 offers a wide array under one roof of plants, gardening and landscape products and services and arts & craft
§ Singapore Garden Festival Expo is a new highlight of the Festival. The three-day international trade exhibition and conference runs from 24 to 26 July. Leading internationally renowned experts at the conference will provide insights into emerging markets and trends that drive the landscape and horticulture industry. More information about the Singapore Garden Festival Expo, can be found at www.singaporegardenfestival/expo2008.
Ticket sales for Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) will commence on 1 March 2007. The public can log on to www.singaporegardenfestival.com for more information and bookings. Tickets will also be available at the Visitor Centre and Botany Centre at Singapore Botanic Gardens.
For more information on the Singapore Garden Festival 2008, please visit www.singaporegardenfestival.com or email the Festival Secretariat at [email protected].
Official Website: http://www.singaporegardenfestival.com
Added by GeokShan on March 10, 2008