Jewel Changi Airport has transformed into a floral wonderland in celebration of its very first floral festival. Jewel Blooms – Splendours of Singapore is a vibrant 10-day festival happening from September 1 to 10, featuring exquisite floral displays, at Shiseido Forest Valley and Petal Garden.
Jewel Blooms 2023
The floral festival boasts dozens of charming floral displays created by Singapore-based floral designers, alongside a floral competition for aspiring youths, free workshops, demonstrations, and more.
Visitors will be captivated as they venture through more than 10 enchanting floral displays – each measuring 1.5 metres – inspired by the history and culture of Singapore. Wonderfully, these exotic blooms offer ig-worthy backdrops for pictures.
There is eight featured designers including Berlinda Tan, Anson Low, Christopher Lim, Damien Koh, Evelyn Lee, Felicia Kang and Peggy Loh Riji. Plus, botanic enthusiasts can admire floral installations submitted by ITE College Central, NITEC in Floristry.
Highlights include Berlinda Tan’s Resonance of the Past: A Contemporary Symphony of Singapore’s Legacy features the former National Theatre of Singapore, with its iconic diamond-shaped façade and crescent fountain. Meanwhile, Graceful Beauties: The Allure of Orchids by Evelyn Lee boasts an Ikebana arrangement of orchids and Peranakan styles.
While Anson Low’s colourful interpretation of the world’s tallest indoor waterfall in HSBC Rain Vortex is another unmissable installation.
Other floral-themed activities
There are a number of floral-themed activities to do. For example, you can take part in free workshops, learn tricks of the trade from demos, visit Jewel’s first-ever Plant Swap, and a 12-stall marketplace at Basement 1 Atrium to shop for new plants and tools.
Plus, primary school students between the ages of seven and 12 can take part in the Youth Floral Cup. Contestants will have one hour to create a floral display using a surprise box of fresh flowers and foliage. The winners will be picked on September 2 and all artworks will be displayed at Level 1 in Jewel Changi Airport from September 2 to 7.
“Jewel Blooms aims to become another distinguished Jewel event that can bring together the community –whether it’s highlighting the works of local artists, inspiring budding florists of tomorrow, or creating a space for plant lovers to interact and share tips through a common love for flowers and plants.” CEO of Jewel Changi Development, James Fong, said in a statement.
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