May 22, 2013

Edible bonsai, ver. Kyuka-en

The other day, I posted an article about edible bonsai.
They were cookies with icing. 

This is my version of edible bonsai.


Of course, I don't eat it.

Bonsai serves the joy of eyes, not tongues.

May 3, 2013

Grand Bonsai Festival

Every year on May 3, 4, 5,
Dai Bonsai Matsuri (大盆栽まつり, literally Grand Bonsai Festival)
is held in the Omiya Bonsai Village.

It is one of Japanese largest outdoor market
of bonsai, plants, pots and related materials.

It began to commemorate
the 60th anniversary of the Omiya Bonsai Village
and now it is recognized as a seasonal event.

Bonsai Matsuri movie 1:

Bonsai Matsuri Movie 2 (3:08-):

You must be impatient to visit Japan and Bonsai Matsuri.

Book a flight for the next year.