‘Tis kind of an odd feeling, going on a bonsai show without a tree, but for Nicola’s demonstration we figured… why not? You may be wondering who “we” refers to. We are Nicola’s students: Franco, Luca and I. We followed our master to help him out with a big pinus mugo at the second edition… Continue reading Miyabi-ten in Gorgo al Monticano, Italy
My first bonsai show…. yet not the least one!
Italiano Bonsai and Suiseki Show in Langenthal Last week-end I participated in my very first bonsai show, as an exhibitor, as voluntary helper, as translator and qualifying contest for the New Talent at the Swiss Bonsai and Suiseki Show in Langenthal. As usual in an exhibition that takes place during the week-ends, no matter what… Continue reading My first bonsai show…. yet not the least one!
Festa di primavera
Italiano What distinguishes a good bonsai show? The way they are presented, the atmosphere, the location or just for the quality of the trees? Last week-end I was invited to Associazione Euganea del bonsai di Padova, a small city near Venice and I just couldn’t refuse. The club was founded in 1987 on the same… Continue reading Festa di primavera
The winner takes it all
Italiano This title is one of my favorites by Abba: “The winner take it all…” exactly what is supposed to happen. The lyrics express more a loss than a win and to be honest I always have to hold my tears when listen to it. Ok, I don’t want to be too sentimental here, after… Continue reading The winner takes it all
Bonsai Summer Festival: Part 3
In my previous post I wrote about the Summer bonsai Festival organized by the Nippon Bonsai Sakka Kyookai Europe (NBSKE) of wich I have been a member for a couple of months and am so excited to be part of. If you missed my previous post go to Part 1 and Part 2 to… Continue reading Bonsai Summer Festival: Part 3