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Singapore Singing Sensation Stefanie Sun Receives Orchid Named After Her

16 Dec 2006

16 December 2006

Local icon Stefanie Sun today was presented with a unique orchid named after her during the opening ceremony of the Singapore Orchid Show 2006, graced by Guest of Honour Mr Mah Bow Tan, Minister for National Development. Stefanie is the first local celebrity to receive this honour.

Stefanie Sun, considered Singapore?s most successful local artiste export with numerous music awards under her belt in her six-year recording career, was also presented with a birth certificate by Prof Leo Tan, Chairman of the National Parks Board.

Dendrobium Stefanie Sun(??????)displayed at Singapore Garden Festival

The orchid, which will grow alongside others named after international celebrities like Kwong Sang Woo, Bae Yong Jun and Amitabh Bachchan at the National Orchid Garden, will be one of the tropical orchid hybrids on display at the inaugural Singapore Garden Festival, held from 16 - 25 December 2006 at the Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre in conjunction with the Singapore Orchid Show 2006.

The Singapore Orchid Show, co-organised by National Parks Board and the Orchid Society of South East Asia (OSSEA), will showcase the rich biodiversity of tropical orchids, and winning exhibits and displays. Log on to http://www.singaporegardenfestival.com for more information.

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