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Beautiful bonsai exhibition of the 34th Taikan-ten

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Happy New Year! In the spirit of the seasonal celebrations, here are some highlights of the annual Taikan-ten 34º. Photos courtesy of Boon Manakitivipart. Boon has generously offered to share some highlights of photos of his recent visit to Japan, and what better place to start than Grandview Bonsai Exhibition held every November in Kyoto, Japan. Thanks Boon!

White pine

white pine

What I like about this Pine? very interesting trunk, a branch of work and a great balance.

Regarding the continuation of juniper – check out the top of the trunk. This tree Prime Minister prize.

Shimpaku

Large Shimpaku

Amazing trunk!

trunk detail – great movement

Root over rock black pine

root on black pine – 2014 Kokufu

Award

White pine

white pine

Trunk detail

trunk detail – wonderful age , character and movement

do not know the story behind the Shimpaku on a rock below, but it makes for an interesting composition.

Shimpaku

Shimpaku

Massive Japanese yew

Shimpaku

Shimpaku – 2014 Award Kokufu winner

Japanese maple

Japanese maple

Yew

Japanese yew

White pine

black pine – 2014 Kokufu Prize winner

Shimpaku

Shimpaku – 2014 Kokufu Prize winner Bruno Beltrame

Quince

Chinese

quince

Taikan-ten

Making the rounds in Miyakomesse, space for events where Taikan-ten is held each year

Stay tuned for more great bonsai Bonsai Exhibition 34th Taikan.

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


Beautiful bonsai exhibition of the 34th Taikan-ten

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