Opening Highlights of the 72nd Mid-Year Philippine Orchid Society’s Show

Philippine Orchid Society in partnership with Quezon City government, Quezon City memorial circle administration and with sponsors Del Monte, Philippines, Manila Bulletin and Villar Sipag Foundation opened the 72nd mid-year show with stunning landscape exhibits.

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l-r Mrs. Susan Lee, Mrs. Josefina ” Joy ” Belmonte -Alimurung, Senator Cynthia A. Villar, Mrs. Gloria Angara, Mrs. Evelyn G. Laviña and Mr. Kelvin Niel Manubay 

The ribbon cutting ceremonies was held at the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak ( Flower Garden), past 4:30 pm with Quezon City Lancaster band.

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Floral Designer’s Circle of the Philippines

Guests of honor included Mrs. Evelyn G. Laviña (Department of Agriculture-Undersecretary,Undersecretary for High Value Crops and Rural Credit), Senator Cynthia A. Villar, Mrs. Gloria Angara and Mrs. Josefina ” Joy ” Belmonte -Alimurung ( Vice Mayor of Quezon City).

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First place-Best Orchid in Landscape -Mr. Manuel and Mrs. Susan Lee

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Mrs.Ana Ruth Purificacion-Conde and Mrs. Corazon Purificacion-Second Place

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Mrs. Ana Ruth Purificacion-Conde and Mrs. Corazon Purificacion- Third Place

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Fortune Catering Services

Fortune Catering Services was the official caterer of the event. The meal that the catering had provided was already an early evening meal.

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The early evening meal meal consists of rice, pork kaldereta, lumpiang shanghai, pancit canton, mix fruits salad with pili nuts and desserts.

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Desserts

For those who wanted to avail of their catering services , the minimum is 55 people at Php 300 per head or Php 16,500. They are based in Makati .

Contact Person : Mr. Eric Ang

Contact Details : 254-9686 /254-97-03

(0998-5365597)

Email :ericang1019@yahoo.com

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members and guests

The show is until September 10, 2018 and there will be daily lectures and talks starting tomorrow. There are also about 60 stalls with different kinds of orchids, plants, plastic  pots, fertilizers and other items for sale.

There is a minimal entrance fees of Php 30 for the general public and Php 20.00 for students, senior citizens and pwd with valid Id’s.

Note: This is the partial list of winners of the 72nd mid-year orchid and garden show

 

 

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Cultural Exchange Through Orchid at the 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference

The 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference 2019 “Cultural Exchange Through Orchid” will be held at Kuching , Sarawak in Malaysia from July 24 to 28th , 2019 and a two day conference will be held from July 25th and 26th , 2019.

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This is another big event not only in Asia but international delegates from Americas, Europe and Africa will be there at the biggest event next year. The venue place is at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK)

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There are between 100,000 to 120,000 visitors expected to attend this prestigious event.

13th Asia Pacific Orchid Congress Highlights

1.) landscape exhibits and competitions

2.) conference 

3.) trade shows and bazaar

4.) flower arrangement competitions

5.) container garden competition

6.) individual orchid plant competition

7.) orchid farm tours and cultural shows.

An array of interactive programs have been lined up for the APOC 13 which include conference, various orchid competitions, exhibition, horticulture, agriculture and food bazaars, APOC quiz, children drawing/colouring competition, musical bands, orchid run and many more.

For more information about the 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference to be held in Kuching, Sarawk, Malaysia .

Websitehttps://www.apoc13.com/

SECRETARIAT OFFICE:
          The 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference 2019 (APOC13)
 Kuching North City Hall
APOC 13 Secretariat

Email: apoc2019@dbku.gov.my

CONTACT PERSON:
Ms Maggie Tomeng, Ms Rosemiyati Nawawi, Ms Durie Austine Tinggie,
Mr Faisal Affendi, Ms Shareena Amanda, Ms Anita Anyie 
Tel: +6082-512200/449802
Fax: +6082-446414
 
Sarawak Development Institute ( SDI )
Kompleks AZAM, Jalan Crookshank
96000 Kuching,Sarawak, Malaysia
Email: rwong@sdi.com.my
CONTACT PERSON:
Ms. Rosalind Wong
Tel: +6082-415484/416484
Fax: +6082-412799/419799
APOC 13 EXHIBITION & COMPETITION ( Orchidwoods Company )
Email: urban_naturscape@hotmail.com
CONTACT PERSON:
Au Yong Kien Chung  +6019-8861812/+6012-8881666

Please visit the link: https://www.facebook.com/APOC-Sarawak-2079561185389670

 

Flora Filipina 2019 International Show

Flora Filipina 2019 is an international gardening event organized by the Philippine Orchid Society in close partnership with Quezon Memorial Circle administration, Quezon City government, Department of Tourism, Department of Agriculture, Villar Sipag and other affiliated plant societies.

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Flora Filipina 2019 poster

Other partner organization also includes Del Monte, Philippines and Manila Bulletin.

The first one was staged at the historic San Ignacio Church ruins and clam shell pavilion within Intramuros in 2006, followed by 2009 within Quezon Cityhall sunken lagoon, then at Hardin ng mga Bulaklak ( HB Flower Garden ) in 2012 and 2015.

This will be the 5th time that Flora Filipina will be held from February 22 to March 5, 2019. 2019 theme is ” Discover the Philippine Greening Economy

Highlights of the 2019 Flora Filipina Exposition

1.) Trade Bazaar– 100 to 120 trade bazaar stalls by plant sellers and growers from different parts of the country.

2.) Landscape Exhibition ( orchids, ornamental plants, cacti and succulents, bonsai, ikebana-ikenobo, freestyle flower arrangement, urban vertical garden, herbs and flowering annuals on display

3.) Individual Plant and Orchid competition – the public can have a chance to see the award winning plants and orchids.

4.) Horticultural Farm and Heritage tours– there will be some organized tours within Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

5.) International Conference– local and international guest speakers in different field of expertise will be there to share their experiences and present their papers.

6.) Tourism – There are between 10,000 to 15,000 visitors expected to come and visit 5th International Flora Filipina 2019 exposition in Quezon City.

7.) Daily Lectures and Talks– There will be some daily lectures and seminars to be conducted at the show site.

Note: Based on the 2015 Flora Filipina Exposition- There was a minimal entrance fees of  Php 50 general public and Php 30 for students, senior citizens and people with disabilities. 

The lectures/ seminar series is not yet posted, conference venue and speakers is still to be posted.

Contact Persons : Ms. Jenny F. Rivera or Mr. Jiffy Alegre ( Philippine Orchid Society Secretariat) 0917-8485468 / 929-44-25 / 957-35-24

Office Address: Quezon Cityhall Sunken Garden and  Unit 209 Delsa Mansion, 44 Scout Borromeo corner Scout Torrillo Streets, Barangay South Triangle 1103 ( by appointment) 

 

 

 

72nd Mid-Year Orchid and Garden Show

Philippine Orchid Society in partnership with Villar Sipag Foundation, Quezon Memorial Circle administration, Quezon City government and Manila Bulletin presents to the general visiting public the 72nd Mid-Year Orchid and Garden show.

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The show is scheduled from August 31 to September 10, 2018. Aside from the regular landscape exhibits, there will be plant bazaar and daily lectures.

Mobile number- 0917-848-5468 / landline 957-3524

Entrance fee is Php 30 for general public and Php 20 senior citizens, PWD, students with valid ID’s