This first issue of 2015 has an additional eight pages to accommodate the interesting and varied articles that were submitted by BCI Directors, contributing editors, members, and other authors. There are great bonsai and stone events all over the world and at BCI, we are fortunate our Directors are an active and energetic group that attends and organizes these events and then documents them for our readers to enjoy.
BCI President Tom Elias and BCI Director Budi Sulistyo participated in a major exhibition in Indonesia that featured a who’s who of demonstrators and instructors, as well as exceptional trees and stones. BCI Director Gudrun Benz report on an exhibition in Mannheim, Germany and acknowledges the importance of volunteers and group cooperation in organizing a show.
Entries to the Best of BCI 2015 Photo Competition are coming in. It’s easy to enter using our online form that prompts you for all the necessary information and allows you to attach your photos. Click here to go to entry form. We look forward to receiving your entries before the April 30 deadline.
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BCI celebrates its 50th anniversary and our members’ best trees and stones. This selection of 50 viewing stones and 50 bonsai trees from all over the world, marks the golden anniversary of a bonsai organization with an international focus. We hope to inspire and stimulate bonsai and stone enthusiasts everywhere by sharing and acknowledging the treasures in the BCI world and to promote international friendships.
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Organized by BCI and the Guangzhou Municipal People’s Government and sponsored by Guandong Society of Landscape Architects, Guangzhou Bonsai Association, China Region of Bonsai Clubs International (BCI) and the Guangdong Provincial View Stone Association, the 2015 International Convention & Asia Pacific Bonsai Conference will be held in Guangzhou from September 18 to September 21, 2015 at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall and the Guangdong Science Hall. We sincerely look forward to your participation.
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One of the great advantages of being involved with Bonsai Clubs International (BCI) is the opportunity to share information and to learn from a truly global community of people interested in this ancient art form of bonsai and its associated art forms.Read More