A Sweet Christmas at Gardens by the Bay with free shows and workshops, community news and featured stories

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SINGAPORE – It promises to be a sweet Christmas at Gardens by the Bay this year.

Visitors to the Flower Dome will be able to see an 8m high cupcake wheel, candied apple Christmas carriage and giant candy canes, amid festive plants such as poinsettias, violas, hellebores and real Christmas trees.

Created with the support of the four Nordic Embassies in Singapore, the exhibition – Poinsettia Wishes – was launched on Friday 26 November by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sim Ann, along with the ambassadors of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Posting runs until January 3.

Ms. Sim also participated in a virtual snow globe-making workshop with 30 beneficiaries from Aphasia SG, Fei Yue Community Services and Extra.Ordinary People.

They are among some 800 beneficiaries from six social service agencies and community partners who will participate in virtual workshops in December and January, as part of Gardens by the Bay’s community outreach program.

There will also be free musical performances next month, which will include visually impaired musician Adelyn Koh, the Salvation Army Band and the Concordia String Quartet in partnership with the Norwegian Cultural Center, as well as a performance of the Saint Lucia Choir by Swedish Association for Women’s Education. .

The public can also register for wreath-making, flower arrangement, botanical watercolor and natural weaving workshops on the Gardens by the Bay website.

There will also be meeting sessions with Finnish Santa Claus.

Healthcare workers can purchase up to four Flower Dome and Cloud Forest tickets at half price from December 13 through the end of March.

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