SINGAPORE - From July 31 to Sept 13, Flower Dome visitors can meet floral interpretations of local legends such as Sang Nila Utama, Badang and Radin Mas, and discover stories behind Tanjong Pagar, Redhill and Sisters' Islands, as part of Gardens by the Bay's SG50 celebrations.
Designed by award-winning Singaporean landscape architect Damian Tang, the floral display titled From Tales To Legends: Discover Singapore Stories, is made up of more than 8,000 orchids and plants.
There will also be a special SG50 edition of the Supertrees' nightly Garden Rhapsody from Aug 6 to 10.
The Supertrees will light up with laser imagery accompanied by music by local composer Bang Wenfu, with vocals by musicians Robert Fernando, Rani Singam, The Sam Willows' Benjamin Kheng, iNCH, Nathan Hartono, Lou Peixin, Miin Tong and Glory Ngim.
Visitors will have to pay the usual admission charge for the Flower Dome to view the From Tales To Legends display. The Garden Rhapsody show is free to the public.
Other SG50 programmes at the Gardens include the Mass Dance For SG50 on Aug 8, and a jazz concert held in collaboration with the Royal Thai Embassy to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Thailand-Singapore Diplomatic Relations on Aug 22 and 23.
Singapore residents will enjoy a 50 per cent discount on tickets to the conservatories during the Jubilee Weekend, with free admission for local senior citizens (60 years old and above) to both conservatories from now till Aug 31.