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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The NBA publishes a high-quality catalog or photo book afterwards to commemorate each show see below photos. This influences kokyfu trees are brought to sale. Chinese quince Pseudocydonia sinensis. Although taking place in the dead of winter, nothing is forced to bloom or bud early for the show. And all deciduous trees are represented: Many new sections of backgrounds needed to be purchased in order to use the new venue, very expensive, as is the daily rental for the 7th floor He is responsible for displaying and preparing the bonsai for his clients, but not necessarily for their creation.

Does this place or activity involve animals? The snow storm hit the capital on the eve of its gubernatorial election. Remember that many artists are necessary to create masterpieces.

Is this attraction accessible using public transportation? These included large-size, 41 medium-size, and four shohin compositions with 23 individual trees.

It is common for the top Kokufu Prize bonsai from the February exhibition to be displayed along with the board at trn Taikan exhibition the following November.

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. Reviewed March 22, Reviewed March 12, via mobile.


Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. Part 2 teb the Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition had exhibits with a total of about individual bonsai specimens. Would you recommend this place or activity to a friend looking for an exciting and thrill-seeking experience?

These are often displayed on or next to a bonsai when on display. For the past few years there have been new backgrounds in the main gallery where most of the larger-size bonsai are displayed. Small-Group Tokyo Biking Tour. These included large-size, 43 medium-size, and four shohin compositions with 24 individual trees. Is this a place or activity you would go to on a tsn day?

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Trident maple Acer buergerianum. Nearby Attractions See all nearby attractions. The companion plants and suiseki are usually supplied by the handler of kokuuf trees, not usually the owners.

The judges selected six Kokufu prize bonsai for Part 2. EventsCultural Events. Six outstanding bonsai were selected for the coveted Kokufu Award for this first Part.

For the Sakufu Ten where the exhibition books are sold in December at the show, the trees are actually judged and photographed the previous October. I heard on several occasions that the trees in the Green Club would be better that those in the exhibit.

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For the second half, there were five National Prizes awarded: Several stages are set up and each tree is brought there for photos. The shimpaku juniper from the first half which was awarded a Kokufu prize had also been designed and displayed by Kimura for a client.

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Ookufu February 22, Since its opening inthe museum has been very popular among citizens as a venue for public kokuvu by nationally and internationally renowned fine arts organizations. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping As former kokfu curator of the U. There were 19 Important Bonsai Masterpieces or kicho bonsai in the exhibition. Masterpiece bonsai of kpkufu quality take many decades to develop and are bought and sold frequently.

Japan Travel Bureau, Inc. Japanese flowering apricot, Sargent’s juniper, Ezo spruce, Korean hornbeam, and a Japanese five-needle pine. After the selection process is completed, the trees are then taken away and returned a few days before the show at the museum. The upper floor showcased the shohin and small bonsai.

The actual award plaque is interesting, but not that important — the honor is.

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Tej, for example inhad seven trees accepted. Inthe attendance was only about 17, people, but many foreign groups from Italy, France, Spain, etc. Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Temple Unlike in the West, the bonsai is the main object of the award, NOT the artist or the award. Master designer and artist Masahiko Kimura b. These included five spectacular shohin compositions and each of these had at least five trees.

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