- and 10 years with Shohin-bonsai Europe, and then some… The headline does not refer to the football world cup. But now you are in, read further. This post will be a little mixture of different items for the weekend … Continue reading
The 2014 88th KOKUFU BONSAI EXHIBITION
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Gallery, Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan
Part 1: February 4-7, 2014
Part 2: February 9-12, 2014
The Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition, now sponsored by the Nippon Bonsai Association, is the premier bonsai exhibition in Japan, and the world. Hobbyists try quite hard, often for years to have their trees accepted for this judged event where only bonsai of the highest quality are displayed eligible for the coveted Kokufu Sho Prizes.
How much do you live bonsai? Or how do you appreciate your bonsai in daily life? I have been doing bonsai for app. 20 years now, if I count in the very first lessons learned, killing innocent small trees collected … Continue reading
The basics of Shohin-bonsai displays Source: All Japan Shohin-bonsai association and Gafu-ten. There are basically three ways of setting up a Shohin-bonsai display. And remember this is all about guidelines, not rules. Rules don’t exist in bonsai but guidelines helps … Continue reading