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Official Launch of "Orchids of Angkor Wat" Display at Gardens by the Bay


On the morning of 17th May 2024, Cambodian Ambassador to Singapore, H.E. Sok Khoeun, and Mr. Felix Loh, CEO of Gardens by the Bay, officially unveiled the "Orchids of Angkor Wat" display. About 200 guests attended this launch event, including ambassadors, diplomats, members of the Cambodian community in Singapore, and other distinguished foreign guests. H.E. Eric Chua, Senior Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, and the Ministry of Social and Family Development of Singapore, graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour.

The display showcases a stunning replica of the Angkor Wat temple and sculptures representing Cambodia's ancient Khmer architecture, arts and culture as well as sculptures of diverse wildlife in Cambodia, including Asian elephant and the KouPrey, a rare forest ox, adorned with exotic Cambodian orchids. There were also Cambodian cultural performances, including the Cambodia’s traditional Moni Mekhala Dance and a performance with Cambodia’s one-string musical instrument, both in the morning and afternoon.

The "Orchids of Angkor Wat" display will be open to visitors at Gardens by the Bay until 8 September 2024.

(For more information about Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia, please visit https://www.camemb-sg.com/post/angkor. )





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