■MUSASHI ICHINOMIYA HIKAWA JINJA SHRINE, SAITAMA
※Last Admission 17:30
Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine Bonsai Exhibition at the sub-venue. In addition to exhibiting masterpieces of bonsais and suisekis of Japan, valuable cedar, cypress, podocarp, and camphor bonsai will also be on display.
■THE OMIYA BONSAI ART MUSEUM,SAITAMA
Omiya Bonsai Art Museum is the center of Saitama City’s bonsai cultural development with its Omiya Bonsai Village being the core of bonsai tourism displaying some of the world's greatest masterpieces and historic documentations. To celebrate the festive mood of the convention, there will be a special exhibition of the masterpiece five needle pine (Pinus parviflora)“ Higurashi” which hasn’t been displayed for six years! Other collections of various tree species that re present Omiya bonsai will also be displayed. In addition, artworks that show the history and culture of bonsai will be on display. Please come and visit the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum where you can enjoy bonsai master pieces and historic artworks.
※Five Needle Pine (Pinus parviflora) “Higurashi” Exhibition Period:April 27-30, May 3-5, 2017
■OMIYA BONSAI VILLAGE
※Each Garden 9:00～17:00
Omiya Bonsai Village boasts an over 90-year history. We express great gratitude to those before us who moved to this area and whose exceptional techniques made “Omiya Bonsai” known throughout the world. We are also proud that Omiya Bonsai Village has produced a number of successors for the futu re of Bonsai. In the future, we will work hard in order to continue the traditio n of making the premium brand of bonsai -“ Omiya Bonsai”- masterpieces of which Japan can be proud and show to the world.
President of Omiya Bonsai Cooperative Hiromi Hamano