Starting 12th May, Gardens by the Bay will take you on a botanical journey to France with a brand-new floral display in the Flower Dome. Take in the beauty and fragrance of blooms like lavender, lilac, jasmine and gardenia amidst a manicured garden setting with the Eiffel Tower as our horticultural centrepiece.

For the opening of the French Faire, 2 outdoors events under the Super Trees are scheduled on 23 and 25 May:

Screening of French animation movie “ The day of crows” (“Le jour des corneilles”) – with the support of Institut français and Institut français Singapour

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Friday 23 May 2014 – 8pm

Produced by Jean-Christophe Dessaint, with the voices of Jean Reno, Isabelle Deutsch, Isabelle Carré

 

Boy lives in the heart of the forest, raised by his father Courge, a tyrannical giant who reigns triumphant and prevents his son from exploring beyond limited boundaries. Ignorant about the ways of men, the boy grows up wild, with the placid ghosts who haunt the forest his only company. That is until the day that he is forced to go to the nearest village, where he mets young Manon…

 

Free entry. Bring along your picnic mats to enjoy this screening under the starlit sky at the Supertree Grove!

Le trio Grisettes at Gardens by the Bay

Violin: Viviane Salin

Piano: Franscesca Lee

Voice: Sabrina Zuber

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Sunday 25 May 2014, 6pm and 7pm

Venue: Supertree Grove

Small escapade to the French repertory music with the group Belle Époque.  A trio, sparkling and frivolous, will present some free-spirited music notes, between the opera and the operette, and not forgetting French songs and cabaret. Free to all who love music and life.

More info on the “French Faire” by Gardens by the bay at http://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/the-gardens/whats-on/calendar-of-event.html