Sakura Matsuri at Gardens by the Bay

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The annual Sakura floral display returns to Singapore for a limited period only! This year marks the third time Gardens by the Bay is bringing cherry blossoms into Flower Dome. For this year edition, Gardens by the Bay is holding a Japanese-themed festival, Sakura Matsuri, to complement the cherry blossom floral display. Here’s what you can expect.

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The robust pink blooms of Prunus ‘Accolade’, the romantic weeping form of Prunus ‘Snow Fountain’ and the classic white flowers of Prunus yeodensis.

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Prunus yeodensis; Also known as Yoshino Cherry, this Japanese favourite produces classic white flowers that have five petals.

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Lifelike resin dolls is an element of Japanese sub-culture. There are 10 dolls on display at the flower field and each worth thousands of dollars.

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The dolls are dressed in elegant kimonos and pose in meticulously-created miniature scenes of life amidst sakura.

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Mini torii gates.

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Mini tea house.

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Japanese garden landscape.

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Bonzai.

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The Teahouse.

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In order to prolong the life of the blossoms, the temperature at the flower dome have been kept a bit cooler up to 19°C.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration

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Known as the Way of Tea (chado or sado), the Japanese tea ceremony (chanoya) is a ritualised preparation of green tea in the presence of guests.

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Visitors are able to witness the tea ceremony at the flower field.

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Dates Time
17, 18, 31 Mar 2018
1, 7, 8 Apr 2018
10.00am – 10.40am
11.00am – 11.40am
12.00pm – 12.40pm
1.00pm – 1.40pm

Please refer here for more information on the demonstration and performances.

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Prunus ‘Accolade; A popular and prolific cultivar producing abundant pale pink flowers.

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To avoid disappointment, you can monitor the state of flowering before coming down at  Gardens by the Bay’s Facebook page.

Sakura Matsuri Floral Display
Now till 8 April 2018, 9am to 9pm
Gardens by the Bay, Flower Dome
18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Purchase your tickets here!

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore | lonelytravelog.com

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