MAY 25-28 2018
BSF ANNUAL CONVENTION
FLORIDA HOTEL, ORLANDO, FL
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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February 3-4 2018: The 19th Noelanders Trophy organized by the Bonsai Association Belgium at the Limburghal in Genk, Belgium. Featured international demonstrators are Kunio Kobayashi, Bjorn Bjorholm, Giacomo Pappalardo, and Milan Karpíšek. No photography allowed. Details TBA at http://bonsaiassociation.be/.
23-24 March 2018 from 9-5: LCBS Annual Exhibit and SWLA Garden Expo at Burton Coliseum, 7001 Gulf Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70607. Set-up is 7:30-5:30 on Thursday, 22 March 2018. Preview Party & Gumbo follows from 6-8.
19-22 April 2018: The American Bonsai Society, together with the Bonsai Society of Greater St. Louis, present: Gateway to Bonsai – 2018 at the Gateway Center in Collinsville, IL. Headliners are Bjorn Bjornholm, Marc Noelanders, and Matt Reel. There will be a juried bonsai exhibit with awards and prize money of $1000.00 for Best in Show. Workshops, seminars, critiques, and vendors along with an ikebana display and workshop. Easy access from St Louis airport to the Convention Center with ample parking. Details at https://www.facebook.com/events/196348750839850/. 23-29 April 2018: Malaysia-BCI International Friendship Tour & Exhibition hosted by Bonsai N Stone Academy at Summit USJ, Persiaran Kewajipan, USJ 1, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. For details contact I.S. Ing at email@example.com or'+6019-3372539.
Gateway to Bonsai, ABS and the Bonsai Society of Greater Satin Louis Register at www.absbonsai.or or email firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.americanbonsaisociety.org/ABS2018-s/114.htm
23-29 April 2018: Malaysia-BCI International Friendship Tour & Exhibition hosted by Bonsai N Stone Academy at Summit USJ, Persiaran Kewajipan, USJ 1, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. For details contact I.S. Ing at email@example.com or'+6019-3372539.
23-24 June 2018: 20 Years of Bonsai in Poland & Black Scissors International Bonsai Festival at Arboretum Wojslawice, 58-230 Niemcza, Poland. Featuring Kevin Wilson (UK), Robert Steven (Indonesia), Zhang Xuming & Chen Yougui (China), Vaclav Novak (Czech Republic), Kestutis Ptakauskas (Lithuania), and Grzegorz Sowiński (Poland). For details contact Wlodlzimierz Pietrazko at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bonsai.pl.
8-9 September 2018: 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition in Rochester, NY at Total Sports Experience (TSE), 435 W. Commercial Street, East Rochester, NY 14445. Featuring Minoru Akiyama, Michael Ryan Bell, Bjorn Bjorholm, Enrique Castaño, Kora Dalager, David DeGroot, David Easterbrook, Boon Manakitivipart, Larry & Nina Ragle, Kathy Shaner, Sean Smith, Suthin Sukosolvisit, Tony Tickle, and Peter Warren. Details at http://www.usnationalbonsai.com/
12-14 October 2018: BCI 2018 at Mulhouse, France and hosted by the French Bonsai Association featuring Mitsuo Masuda (Japan), Budi Sulistyo (Indonesia), and John Wang (USA), also with Dirk Dabringhausen and Gudrun Benz (Germany), Julian de Marco (Soain), Enzo Ferrari (Switzerland), Othmar Auer (Italy), Jean-Paul Polmans (Belgium), Soazic Le Franc, Jean-François Busquet and François Jeker (France). Details at https://www.parcexpo.fr/congres-bonsai/accueil-uk.php or on Facebook at Bonsaï World Convention Mulhouse.
For an excellent listing of known recurring international bonsai events, please go to http://www.magiminiland.org/Conventions.html
Note: these events are listed by organization.
JULY 21, 2018 9am-Noon
WORKSHOP WITH TOBY DIAZ
Events and exhibits sponsored by other organizations
BOTANICAL GARDENS & EVERGLADES WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
JUNE 2, 2018
Wes will provide a bonsai demonstration at the Sunrise Anime Film and Japanese Culture Festival beginning at noon. Sunrise Civic Center 10610 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise
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:
To participate in a workshop, please contact HEIDI.
BSF VISITING ARTIST: RODNEY CLEMMONS
Go to the BCI Website for additional information
TIPS FOR ATTENDING A WORKSHOP
From the Website of the Gainesville Bonsai Society
JUNE 9, 2018 9am-Noon
WORKSHOP WITH ED TROUT