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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For the second half, there were five National Prizes kokuru Bai ten is a mostly uncovered lot that is centered around a three-story building called the “Green Club.

Under the leadership of Kunio Kobayashi Chairman and Seiji Morimae Secretary Generalthe event was held concurrently during Part 2 of the Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition so people could enjoy both arts in one venue separate floor galleries. After the exhibition was set up a group of judges awarded five coveted National Awards Kokufu-sho. This brought a new era to kokuru combination, appreciation and promotion of bonsai and suiseki.

92nd Kokufu-ten, – Bonsai Empire

Is this a place or activity you would suggest for families with kids? The trees also photograph better.

Sargent Juniper Juniperus chinensis. Tokyo Robot Kokuufu Cabaret Show. Unlike in the West, the bonsai is the main object of the award, NOT the artist or the award. In the West, we enthusiasts dream about attending the Kokufu Ten.


At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It is very common to have one bonsai displayed in the Sakufu Ten and then have it displayed in the Kokufu Ten with different names only a month or two apart. Valavanis, especially while the latter was in Tokyo during the show.

Congratulations go to Shinji Suzuki whose clients won three out of these four Kokufu Prize winners. Nearby Hotels See all nearby hotels.

Attendance for the 90th Kokufu Ten was estimated at about 20, people. About Us Help Center. Important Bonsai Masterpieces or kicho bonsai have been designated by the Nippon Bonsai Association as special masterpieces because of their beauty or rarity of the species. In a given year there may be anywhere from one to five of the prizes awarded. World Bonsai Friendship Federation,pp. Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan.

Usually the trees are photographed at night during the show. Would you recommend this place or activity to a friend looking for an exciting and thrill-seeking experience? For the year there were displays including only six shohin compositions.

ChojubaiSargent juniper Juniperus chinensisPrivet Ligustrum sp. A ookufu free shuttle bus trip from the museum runs continuously throughout the day to the “club” area.


Download The 91st Kokufu Ten Bonsai Show Larger Trees Part 1

Japan Travel Bureau, Inc. That makes a total of more than individual bonsai specimens in Part 1. The elder grows bonsai and did not know about the show or the sales area! WNV heard in from a man who’s father lives about three blocks from the Green Club see below. The Part 2 was held from Feb. The actual award plaque is interesting, but not that important kokucu the honor is.

There are perhaps over Important Masterpiece Bonsai now. The irony is, of course, that bonsai is not that big of a thing in Japan — many there still consider it to be an old man’s te.

It’s also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets gen with the huge Sanja Festival in May.

But, it is important to remember that this exhibition is set up to display the beauty of the bonsai, not to provide a venue for people to photograph the trees.

It must go through a handler who brings the tree in for tfn in January and cares for the tree. Kokufu Prize,Part 2:

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