Note: Broward Bonsai workshops are open to members only unless otherwise specified.
Events sponsored by other organizations are open per their rules, see individual sites for requirements
THANK YOU TO ALAN WALKER (LAKE CHARLES BONSAI SOCIETY) FOR THIS LIST
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12-15 May 2016: Bonsai in the Garden Learning Seminars presented by the American Bonsai Society and the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park including the Michigan All-State Bonsai Show in Grand Rapids, MI. Lodging 15 minutes away at the Grand Rapids Airport Comfort Inn for $80/night prior to 11 April. Featuring Ted Matson, Jim Doyle, Jerry Meislik, Marty Schmalenberg, Julian Adams, Andy Smith and David Hodgetts along with Frank Mihalic and Doug Hawley. Registration fee of $260 for ABS members prior to 1 March ($290 after) and $305 for non-ABS members ($335 after 1 March) includes cost of four classes/workshops excluding extra materials fees as noted. Registration to ABS 2016, c/o Pauline Muth, 7 Western Ave, West Charlton, NY 12010 or 518-882-1039 or Pauline@pfmbonsai.com.
20-23 May 2016: 29th Australian National Bonsai Convention, "Southern Bonsai – Island Style" at Wrest Point Convention Centre in Hobart, Tasmania. Featuring Robert Steven, Grant Bowie, Chris Xepapas, Will Fletcher, and Quentin Valentine. Registration details at https://www.facebook.com/29thAustralianNationalBonsaiConvention or http://bonsai-southern- tasmania.org.au/convention.php
26-29 May 2016: Rendezvous 2016 at Brussel’s Bonsai in Olive Branch, MS featuring Marc Noelanders, Matt Ouwinga, Kathy Shaner, Peter Warren, Rodney Clemons, and Matt Reel. Registration is $200 before May 1st and $250 after 30 April. Details at http://shop.brusselsbonsai.com/images/Rendezvous2016_Registration.pdf?utm_source=Benchmark Email&utm_campaign=Jan_12_2016_Email&utm_medium=email
26-30 May 2016: BSF 43rd Annual Convention at Orlando, FL featuring Juan Andrade and Bjorn Bjorholm at the Florida Hotel & Conference Center at the Florida Mall, 1500 Sand Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32904. Registration is prior to 15 March is $100 for those staying at the hotel and $180 for others; $150 and $210 after. Details at http://bonsai-bsf.com/
30 May 2016: Mr. Maple Festival at 107 Maplewood Knoll Drive, East Flatrock, NC 28726. Now with ginkgo, too! '828-551-6739. For details contact email@example.com or see http://www.mrmaple.com/.
28 May-6 June 2016: 45th Kanuma Satsuki Festival at 2086-1 Moro Kanuma-shi Tochigi 322-0026 Japan.
4-5 June 2016 from 1-7:30 pm: 25th Annual Bonsai Exhibition hosted by Bonsai CultureGroup Malta at Notre Dame Arch Street, Floriana, Malta. Details at https://www.facebook.com/events/891838247595715/
18 June 2016: Shohin Society of Texas meeting featuring Critique by Kathleen Williamson & Ray Gonzalez..
2-4 September 2016: BCI 2016 hosted by at Vilnius, Lithuania. Details at: http://www.bonsailithuania.com/.
10-11 September, 2016: 5th US National Bonsai Exhibition at Rochester, NY. For additional information and to submit photos for entry contact: William Valavanis firstname.lastname@example.org, '585-334-2595.
12-13 October 2016: Burr’s X: the tenth anniversary of Burrs Workshop featuring Enrico Savini, Pavel Slovák, David Prescott, Terry Foster and Tony Tickle at Burr's Country Park, 10 Woodhill Road, Bury, UK BL8 1DA. For details visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1e7-eG5N5j3- heywkoe6ekGVxl7_BVC2r82P8L1x59tw/viewform?c=0&w=1 or call '07802-837739 or email email@example.com.
13-16 October 2016: LSBF 2016 Convention—Bonsai: Living Art hosted by the Corpus Christi Bonsai Society at the Emerald Beach Hotel, 1102 S. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX. 78401
15-18 December, 2016: Beyond the Spirit of Bonsai—2016: International Bonsai Convention & Exhibition at Mysore, India organized by Dr. Swamiji Ganapathy Sachchidananda and Kishkindha Molika Bonsai Garden with Bonsai Study Group of Indo-Japanese Association, Mumbai. Registration 4000 Rs to 7-31-16 then 5000 Rs.
3-5 February 2017: Noelanders Trophy XVII—EBA Congress. Details TBA.
27-30 April 2017: 8th WBC 2017 to be held in Omiya, Saitama, Japan at Omiya Sonic City, Palace Hotel Omiya, the same venue as the original WBC in 1989. Hosted by WBFF, Nippon Bonsai Association, and Saitama City. Other events will be at The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Omiya Bonsai Village, and the Hikawa Shrine. Details at http://wbff- bonsai.com/2017/.
27 May-5 June 2017: 46th Kanuma Satsuki Festival. Details at 2086-1 Moro Kanuma-shi Tochigi 322-0026 Japan.
October 2017: Bonsai Europa. Details at http://www.bonsaieuropa.com/.
4-7 November 2017: BCI 2017 Convention and the 14th Asia-Pacific Bonsai & Viewing Stone
Convention & Exhibition hosted by the Taiwan Bonsai Association at Changhua and Taichung,
Taiwan. Featuring Xiao-Fong Wu (Argentina), Lindsay Bebb (Australia), Carlos Tramujas (Brazil),
Chuan-Gang Liu (China), Shuli Fan (China), Juan Andrade (Costa Rica), Václav Novák, (Czech.),
Darrieux Laurent, (France), Nikunj & Jyoti Parekh (India), Budi Sulistyo (Indonesia), Moshe Emergui
(Israel), Kim Seok Ju (Korea), Michael Siow (Malaysia), Enrique Castaño (Mexico), Vic Ceballos
(Philippines), Jose Luis Rodrigue (Puerto Rico), David Benavente (Spain), Chung-Hung Lee
(Taiwan), Jian-Chang Wu (Taiwan), Jian-Liang Chen (Taiwan), Yuan-Fa Zhuang (Taiwan), Zi-Jing
Yan (Taiwan), Michael Hagedorn (USA), Nacho Marin (Venezuela), and Gudrun Benz (Germany).
Registration details at http://www.bcibonsai2017.com or contact Sean SC Huang at No. 68, Sec. 4,
Chungshan Road, Xizhou, Changhua, Taiwan 524 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or
12-14 October 2018: BCI 2018 hosted by the French Bonsai Association.
For an excellent listing of known recurring bonsai events, please go to http://www.magiminiland.org/Conventions.html
Events and exhibits sponsored by other organizations
BOTANICAL GARDENS & EVERGLADES WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
To participate in a workshop, please contact HEIDI.
Go to the BCI Website for additional information
Visit the permanent exhibition of the National Bonsai Foundation located on the grounds of the
U.S. National Arboretum:
MUSEUM LOCATION AND HOURS:
The National Bonsai & Penjing Museum is located on the grounds of the
U.S. National Arboretum at 3501 New York Avenue N.E. - Washington D.C. 20002.
The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The U.S. National Arboretum is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily. There is no charge for admission to the Arboretum or the Museum.
The Arboretum and the Museum are closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, President's Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
For more information go to their website:
TIPS FOR ATTENDING A WORKSHOP
From the Website of the Gainesville Bonsai Society