Singapore has welcomed a vibrant new addition to its gorgeous Gardens by the Bay park – the “Tulipmania” exhibition, a celebration of the wonder and tradition of Türkiye.
In a splendid collaboration with the Embassy of Singapore, this dazzling showcase of tulip magnificence has captured the hearts of holiday makers from close to and much. The tulips introduced from Türkiye are exhibited with three-dimensional pictures of Galata Tower, Ottoman-era Safranbolu Homes, Maiden’s Tower and Cappadocia.
A Turkish marbling art work displayed on the “Tulipmania” exhibition, Singapore, April 21, 2023. (AA Photograph)
As well as, examples of conventional Turkish weaving, ceramics, calligraphy and copper artwork are introduced to Singaporeans and vacationers visiting the nation. The exhibition, supported by the Ministry of Tradition and Tourism of the Republic of Türkiye and Turkish Airways (THY), was organized as a part of the occasions observing the a hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Türkiye.
Talking on the opening of the exhibition, Ambassador in Singapore Mehmet Burçin Gönenli first highlighted the grief introduced by the Feb. 6 earthquake in Kahramanmaraş, which claimed tens of 1000’s of lives in southern Türkiye. Gönenli said that the friendship, solidarity and help from all corners of the world, together with Singapore, instantly after the earthquake had been a supply of comfort for Türkiye. He thanked the Singapore authorities for serving to in the course of the nation’s most tough instances, the Singapore Civil Protection Pressure sending search and rescue groups to Kahramanmaraş and Singaporean associates.
Ambassador Gönenli indicated that Singapore and Türkiye, gateways to their respective areas, are pure and strategic companions, and the “Tulipmania” exhibition expresses Türkiye’s willingness to deepen its relations.
The opening of the exhibition, attended by Senior Minister of State on the Singapore Ministry of Overseas Affairs Sim Ann because the visitor of honor, was accompanied by a efficiency by qanun artist Ahmed Baran and marbling artist Garip Ay, synchronized with music.
Additionally, Singapore Civil Protection Pressure personnel who participated in search and rescue operations after the earthquake in Türkiye, Colonel Eric Yap, commander of the Civil Protection Pressure, was introduced with a marbling art work for the contributions of the Singaporean search and rescue staff to post-disaster efforts.