Over bonsai of most species and styles are displayed at the most prestigious bonsai exhibition in the world with the longest history, the Kokufu-ten. Together with travel agency, Nippon Express, we have assembled a unique tour to the Kokufu-ten and the famous bonsai gardens of Japan. Besides this, there. First held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in with the aim of improving bonsai art and developing traditional Japanese culture, the “Kokufu Bonsai.

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Over 40, visitors annually were viewing the show in the early s. Congratulations go to Shinji Suzuki whose clients won three out of these four Kokufu Prize winners.

Bjorn Bjorholm bio excerpt from his website, http: Photo by Bill Valavanis. Sargent Juniper Juniperus chinensis. Nearby Attractions See all nearby attractions. Once a year, new trees are entered for evaluation by the owners of the bonsai. Over fine quality suiseki were on display from Japan and around the world. Still, that’s a staggering number to be proud of considering about bonsai were displayed this year. The bonsai exhibition trn open to the general public and is always seen by crowds. Japanese black pine Pinus thunbergiiDwarf kumquat Fortunella sp.

There were 18 Important Bonsai Masterpieces or kicho bonsai in the exhibition. The Kokufu Ten is set up on Friday and Saturday. For the past few years there have been new backgrounds in the main gallery where most of the larger-size bonsai are displayed. The lower gold plaque is for the Kokufu Prize.


After the final positioning was done, the show guide was completed because nobody knew the exact location of the trees until the last minute. They are automatically accepted for display in the Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition. The Part 2 was held from Feb. This property is closed Report incorrect address Suggest edits. The Kokufu show was previously housed on two basement floors of the Museum. Once a tree does win the prize, it is never again eligible for another Kokufu-sho but it still can be entered additional times for display only.

Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. Does this place or activity accept credit cards? The awards are given to the bonsai after the show is set up a few days before the opening, without ceremony.

Watch Morning Practice at a Sumo Stable in Also there were seventy Kicho Bonsai displayed. Small-Group Tokyo Biking Tour. Usually an evergreen is positioned next to a deciduous or broadleaf tree. The number of entries decreased slightly as [some] owners did not want their prize bonsai displayed in the Industrial Trade Center, they preferred the Art Museum. Trident maple Acer buergerianum. After all, the green in Green Club doesn’t just refer to the color of the trees. Tokyo Robot Evening Cabaret Show.

All the positions are numbered from 1 to about or whatever. However, the Teen is not given if there is not a worthy tree.

Of course most of the Japanese artists know who “created” the masterpiece, but it is the tree that gets the award. The old backgrounds were beige, smooth and shiny and are still being used in the other three galleries.


The 91st Kokufu Ten Bonsai Show Larger Trees Part 1 Mp3 songs – Leslie Da Bass

In order to present more bonsai recently also, the events in and were scheduled in two parts, each lasting four days with a switch-out day between when all the trees would be changed on Saturday. The judges selected six Kokufu prize bonsai for Part 2.

The point is to let everyone else know that you still have the skills to pay the bills. A Japanese five-needle pine ‘Zuisho’, a shimpaku juniper Juniperus chinensis var.

92nd Kokufu-ten, 2018

That tdn a total of more than individual bonsai specimens in Part 1. The show then resumes. Each professional artist is allocated a certain section in the show to display each of his customers’ trees. For the show there were five National Prizes: For the show there were six National Prize winners see about halfway down the page.

The upper floor showcased the shohin and small bonsai. Needle juniper Juniperus rigida. View of the 92nd Kokufu ten,Part I, before the main crowds. The LED lighting is a bit harsh on many trees and some are kokuffu impossible to photograph. Once he got to the museum he saw the seven areas next to each other, and proceeded to set up his customers’ trees there.