Archive for the 2011 Category

$7.50 for 1 Adult Ticket to the 20th World Orchid Conference Orchid Show (Worth $15)!!!!!

Posted in 2011, Events happening around the region, Singapore with tags , on October 26, 2011 by orchideae

There is a promotion for the tickets for WOC 2011 with Groupon!!!.

$7.50 for 1 Adult Ticket to the 20th World Orchid Conference Orchid Show (Worth $15) this deal would end in 11 hrs time!! Hurry while stock last!!!

Link to WOC2011 Groupon deal!!!

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Singapore Stamp Issue : World Orchid Conference 2011

Posted in 2011, Events happening around the region, Singapore with tags , , , , , , on October 12, 2011 by orchideae

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The beautiful stamps designed by Nicodemus Loh FC would be issued on the 12 Nov 2011. The set comprises of 5 stamps and a collector sheet. The stamps are Vanda Miss Joaquim(1st Local), Renathera 20th WOC Singapore 2011(45 c), Dendrobium World Peace(65c), Cyrtocidium Goldiana(80c) and Grammatophyllum speciosum($2). The Collector sheet has a face value of $5 and it features a basket of the flowers depicting the flowers in the stamp issue. The first day cover without stamps would cost 25 c, set of mint stamps- $4.16, pre-cancelled first day cover affixed with stamps – $5.05.

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The WOC2011 orchid stamps.

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The WOC2011 collector sheet.

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The WOC2011 first day cover.

Interested party can purchase online via VPost

Latifah Elisa Kusrini ‘s talk at OSSEA on the 7th of August 2011 for the post conference trip to East Java and Bali ( 17 – 23 November 2011 )

Posted in 2011, Events happening around the region, Singapore with tags , , , , on August 9, 2011 by orchideae

Prior to the World Orchid Conference 2011, a friend of OSSEA from Indonesia came and gave an insight of what participants from the Post -conference trip to Java and Bali could see. She introduced to audience the orchid industry of Java and Bali. She gave a brief insight to the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park and some of the orchids which one may be able to spot when visiting the park. She also gave a brief introduction to Bali and the works that are carried out by Milo at Bali.

The following are excerpts from the talk:-

Indonesia is actually an orchid heaven for orchid lovers. For those who can afford to spare the time and money should sign up for the trip , please contact the appointed “Official Travel Agent” if interested:

Burnaby Solutions Pte Ltd
Contact Person: Miss Lim Chee Yi
52 Ubi Avenue 3, #05-45 Frontier, Singapore 408867
Tel: (65) 6848 1345
Fax: (65) 6848 1357
Email: limcheeyi@burnaby-solutions.com
Website: http://www.burnaby-solutions.com

For the Itinerary of the trip please refer to”https://www.burnaby-solutions.com/20woc2011/IndonesiaTour.html”

List of Orchid Plantlets for sale from Singapore Botanic Gardens

Posted in 2011, Events happening around the region, News from Singapore, Singapore with tags , , , , , on May 1, 2011 by orchideae

Fancy bringing home Bae Yong Jun or Stefanie Sun? Now you can do so!!!!

Plantlets of Dendrobium Bae Yong Jun and Dendrobium Stefanie Sun are currently available for a flask of 10 plants @$26.50 while a single plantlet in a tube would cost $11.20 at the Orchid Breeding and Micropropagation Lab at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Many more interesting hybrids are available too. Please see the following list for the plantlets on sale.

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The list is current for the month of May 2011. While stocks last!!!

Terms cash only. Interested parties, plaese contact Mrs Khoo (64719928) / Ms Soh Weijing during office hours.

Lecture (early notice): Mark Nesbitt – Materia medica in the 19th century: pharmacognosy, botany and empire (The Sir Hans Sloane Lecture for 2011)

Posted in 2011, Events happening around the region, United Kingdom with tags , on September 27, 2010 by orchideae

Lecture (early notice): Mark Nesbitt – Materia medica in the 19th century: pharmacognosy, botany and empire (The Sir Hans Sloane Lecture for 2011)
Date: Wednesday 29 June 2011, 18.00 (preceded by tea at 17.30)
Venue: Apothecaries’ Hall, Black Friars Lane, London EC4V 6EJ
http://www.apothecaries.org/index.php?page=122
Admission: Free but pre-booking essential. Optional supper afterwards £30.

Contact: Society of Apothecaries 020 7236 1189 facultyHP@apothecaries.org

Exhibition tour: Mark Nesbitt, ethnobotanical tour of High Society, an exhibition exploring the role of mind-altering drugs in history and culture.

Posted in 2011, Events happening around the region, United Kingdom with tags , , on September 27, 2010 by orchideae

Exhibition tour: Mark Nesbitt, ethnobotanical tour of High Society, an exhibition exploring the role of mind-altering drugs in history and culture.
Date: Thursday 20 January 2011, 18.00-19.00
Venue: Wellcome Collection, Euston Road, London http://www.wellcomecollection.org/
Admission: Free. Meet at Visitor’s Desk.
http://www.wellcomecollection.org/whats-on/tours/all-tours.aspx

Contact: Wellcome Collection info@wellcomecollection.org