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Power Bonsai

A trip to Shanghai’s botanical gardens and the Garden City of Rugao Ofer Grunwald travels to China to be part of the emerging bonsai scene. The invitation of Sae Won Kim, of the Korean Bonsai […]

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Gnarly Legacy

Elandan, a world of rock, wood, and bonsai by Dan Robinson ‘A beautifully groomed tree in the prime of its life doesn’t tell me much of a story. I want my trees to look profoundly…...

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Larger than life

A gallery of trees: Living art of the Pacific Bonsai Museum Celebrating the first-ever publication of the bonsai collection of the Pacific Bonsai Museum, we can show you here one of the bonsai Masters featured […]

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Hand held

Andrew Sellman travels to Japan to see the shohin at the Gafu-ten Shohin has always fascinated me, there is something magical about being able to hold such an exquisite piece of living art in the…...

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Flower festival

Satsuki-festival in Utsunomiya, Japan If you happen to visit Japan during the period when satsuki are in bloom, you should visit the satsuki festivals. The most well known of these is in Kanuma, but there…...

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Why sharing?

Sharing was the theme at the 13th edition of the International Bonsai & Suiseki event or, in short, the Crespi Cup. The International bonsai & Suiseki meeting has become one of the most important and…...

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Charity bonsai

On the 22, 23 and 24 November 2019, the 3rd Bonsai Charity Exhibition, organized by the Club Amigos del Bonsai de Parla, was held in Parla, Madrid. As you see in the photographs, we exhibited…...

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Little Kokufu

A ‘small’ show with large impact The II UBE Bonsai Exhibition was held at the famous venue of the Royal Site of Aranjuez, near Madrid, on 24 to 26 January last and it was officially […]

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Little Masterpiece

Things went shohin crazy at the 5th edition of the Shohin Festival The world of shohin returned to Crespi Bonsai in Parabiago, Milan, from 21st to 23rd of February. During the 5th edition of the […]

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Positively viral

The spirit of ‘The Trophy’ was not infected by the coronavirus, it may even have made it stronger. An impression of The Trophy, the International Bonsai Show held over the weekend of 29 February/1st of […]

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Red moods

Diepenbeek, Belgium, the first weekend in November 2019, the triannual show of the Eda Uchi Kai bonsai club initiated by Jean Paul Polmans. Thanks to Mario Komsta who arranged the exceptional displays and high quality […]

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A shari never shown

European Bonsai-san Show Saulieu (FR) At the 7th edition of the European Bonsai-san Show in Saulieu, Bonsai Focus magazine aimed to look for a bonsai which stands out in style, meaning that the tree itself […]

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Kickstarter Bonsai book

Pacific Bonsai Museum launches a kickstarter book We are excited to announce that we launched our Kickstarter to publish our first-ever book about our collection: A Gallery of Trees: Living Art of Pacific Bonsai Museum. […]

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Bonsai on the red carpet

An impression of the Bonsai-san Show which was held in the weekend of 12 – 13 October 2019, Saulieu, France. Guest of Honour Mauro Stemberger. Demonstrations were held by Bjorn Bjorholm (USA), Jan Culek (CZ) […]

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Native species are cool

The AABC 2019 convention, the very first major event of its kind, focused entirely on Australian native species. The trees on display did not disappoint. Native trees of all shapes, species and sizes were there,…...

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University of Bonsai

The 13th edition of ‘Bonsai van het Westen’ was held again in the Botanical Garden of Delft University of Technology. With a record number of visitors and perfect weather we were given two days to […]

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A consistent club

The ‘Midden Nederland‘ Bonsai Association annual show in Leersum NL. They are one of the most active societies in Holland, the show is always a guarantee for high quality bonsai. Fine displays with shohin and […]

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The 6th US National show

The US National Bonsai Exhibition is the creation of Bonsai Master William Valavanis, supported by a vast team of volunteers. The first exhibition was held back in October 2008 and has continued bi-annually since then…....

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Samurai & Bonsai

On the 150th anniversary of the restoration of Imperial rule, bonsai is displayed at the former capital. An outdoor exhibition is quite rare, even when it’s at a scenic site like the Nijo-jo castle, where…...

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The call for bonsai art criticism

The first experiment of Pacific Bonsai Museum’s two-year-long project, the LAB (Living Art of Bonsai), has been run and the results are the unnerving of the artists. Pacific Bonsai Museum’s Curator Aarin Packard asked three,…...

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Peter in Sweden

This year the Swedish Bonsai Society’s annual Bonsai Event took place in the Culture Centre in Västra Frölunda, between 27-28 of May. The society is not very big, comprising about 100 members, but we are…...

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The ‘all in one’ show

An unique event at the Folie Fleur Mulhouse, France It was a spectacular show were many bonsai events came together in the town of Mulhouse in the north east of France; The BCI (Bonsai Clubs…...

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Northwest Rendezvous

The Bonsai Society of Portland and Pacific Northwest Bonsai Clubs Association presented the 2018 Northwest Bonsai Rendezvous this month in Milwaukie, Oregon. The event was a big success! Three days of workshops, critiques, and demonstrations made the time…...

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The emperor of Bonsai

The 21st HWA Bonsai exhibition in Taiwan Farrand Bloch was invited by Kim Sae Won, Korean bonsai promoter in Asia, to attend the big national bonsai show in Taiwan. It was a full programme with…...

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Bonsai Namaste

Three women from India began dreaming about a huge bonsai event with more than 1000 bonsai on display. This dream started more than 8 years ago. February 22-26 2018 it was finally realized. After much…...

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