Please note that this is an overdue event

Sakura Matsuri: Flower Dome Programmes

Amidst the pretty pink and white blooms of “Sakura Matsuri” floral display, immerse in Japanese culture with a selection of performances and demonstrations brought to you in partnership with Japan Creative Centre (JCC).


Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Known as the Way of Tea (chado or sado), the Japanese tea ceremony (chanoya) is a ritualised preparation of green tea in the presence of guests. Discover the grace and elegance of this tradition in a demonstration conducted by Professor Soho Ueda Tomoko, who founded Hoseikai, Singapore.

  • 17, 18, 31 Mar 2018: 10.00am - 10.40am; 11.00am - 11.40am
    1, 7, 8 Apr 2018: 12.00pm - 12.40pm; 1.00pm - 1.40pm
  • Flower Field, Flower Dome

Kendo Demonstration

Enjoy a showcase of kendo, a Japanese martial art, presented by the Singapore Kendo Club.

  • 17 Mar 2018: 10.45am - 11.00am
  • South American Garden, Flower Dome

Japanese Drum Performance

Be entertained by the energetic beats of Japanese drums in a performance by The Japanese Association’s Taiko Group.

  • 17 Mar 2018: 2.15pm - 2.30pm; 3.00pm - 3.15pm
  • South American Garden, Flower Dome

Kimono Parade

Admire the intricate patterns and embroidery of Japan’s traditional dress in this kimono parade presented by the Japanese Cultural Society.

  • 17 Mar 2018: 4.00pm - 4.20pm
  • Flower Dome

Japanese Dance Performance

Be captivated by the graceful moves of traditional Japanese dance presented by The Japanese Association’s Japanese Folk Dance Club.

  • 18 Mar 2018: 10.45am - 11.00am; 11.45am - 12.00pm
  • South American Garden, Flower Dome

Koto Performance

Enjoy the beautiful sounds of the koto, a Japanese string instrument, in this performance by The Japanese Association’s Koto Group.

  • 18 Mar 2018: 1.00pm - 1.15pm
  • South American Garden, Flower Dome

Choral Performance

Be entertained by the melodic voices of The Japanese Association’s Ladies Chorus Group.

  • 18 Mar 2018: 2.00pm - 2.15pm; 3.00pm - 3.15pm
  • South American Garden, Flower Dome

Flute And Soprano Performance

Enjoy a Japanese flute and soprano performance by The Japanese Association’s Music Society. Flute by Mayo Kaji; Soprano by Rie Kamimoto

  • 18 Mar 2018: 4.00pm - 4.15pm
  • South American Garden, Flower Dome

Japanese Drum Performance

Japanese Drum Performance by HIBIKIYA (Singapore) and Hiro Hayashida & Super Taiko Junior (Japan). This programme is partially sponsored by Japan Creative Centre.

  • 18 Mar 2018: 5.00pm - 6.30pm
  • The Canopy

Programmes are free. Admission charge to Flower Dome applies. 

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Credit: image of Gardens By The Bay


31 March, 10:00–11:40
01 April, 12:00–13:40
07–08 April, 12:00–13:40.



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