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A visit to Vivocity for the Festival of Biodiversity 2013

Posted in 2013, Events happening around the region, Singapore with tags , , , , , on July 14, 2013 by orchideae

I saw the newspaper report on the Festival of Biodiversity at Vivocity and decided to make a trip down Vivocity to get the newly launched stamps which feature Dendrobium leonis and Grammatophyllum scriptum. This stamp release is pretty unique as this is the first time which Singpost has launched a release which come affixed with seeds of Portulaca grandiflora.

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This annual event, in its second year, is organised by the National Parks Board and the Biodiversity Roundtable of Singapore.

The following are some pics of the event:-

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Visit to FLORIA, Putrajaya Flower & Garden Festival 2013

Posted in 2013, Events happening around the region, Malaysia with tags , , , on June 25, 2013 by orchideae

It has been a few years since I last visited the FLORIA, Putrajaya Flower & Garden Festival. Prompting me to make this trip to Putrajaya is to support my old friend, Stanley who is making his first foray of setting a stall in this year show. This year floria show is more organised with numerous stalls installed with fans and misters!! This is a cool relief from the hot and hazy weather. Those who have yet to make a trip should be heading down to the show before it ends by this weekend. Meanwhile for those who are not able to make a trip down to the show, be dazzled by these photos. Enjoy!!!

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