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a couple of weeks ago, when the great earthquake ended several coastal cities on the east coast of Japan, have lost some of the best bonsai in Japan and the work of the lives of two great bonsai artists. Sendai was one of those devastated coastal cities, and was the residence of Isao Omachi, which was the first assistant Shinji Suzuki in his Taikan Museum. Mr. Omachi is an amazing bonsai artist of second generation that has won prestigious awards in Japan for bonsai work, including an award given premiership in Sakafu fair. His father was the same talent, and the two had contributed to an impressive garden of bonsai world class.
For three days after the earthquake, everyone in my ‘bonsai family “there was explained and well, everyone but Omachi. Suzuki had not been able to reach him and feared the worst. On the third day , put in telephone contact and learned that was fine, and his family was also good, but when the waves hit Sendai, of his family home and all bonsai were lost. Never was so tired when I got the news.
is hard to imagine the work of one of life wiped out in less than a day. How can you back that, apart inch by inch?
If you wanted to offer help Japan, this is the opportunity to do so in a directed and meaningful way. Please donate. this would help a family in our immeasurably international community bonsai.
Ōmachi RELIEF FUND
This article was originally published on http://crataegus.com/2011/03/22/please-help-isao-omachi/