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Information on the 38th Gafu-ten

Information on the 38th Gafu-ten
Welcome to the 38th Gafu-ten
the Largest and Highest Level Shohin Bonsai Exhibition
We welcome your visit to Gafu-ten and expect you to find your satisfaction
DATE: January 10th(Thu.)~13th(Sun.), 2013
TIME: 9:30~16:30 (15:00 on the last day)
PLACE: MIYAKO-MESSE, Kangyokan of Kyoto City (in Okazaki Park)
ADMISSION FEE:¥800 (free of charge for younger than 18 yrs old)
(A member of ALL JAPAN SHOHIN BONSAI ASSOCIATION and one more accompanied person are free of charge; membership card is necessary)
Event of Collaboration

Japanese traditional KIMONO, “KYO-YUZEN” with Shohin Bonsai

Events with Participation of Visitors
★Jan.10th(Thu.) 13:00~14:30

Demonstration of creation of Bonsai pots (free of charge)

★Jan.11th(Fri.) 13:00~14:30

Demonstration of reform of Shohin Bonsai (free of charge)

★Jan.12th(Sat.) 11:00~12:00

Workshop of SHOHIN BONSAI “Bonsai Material=Shinpaku”
(Participation fee incl.shohin-bonsai-material cost:¥5,000; up to 30 persons)

★Jan.13th(Sun.) 11:00~12:00

Seminar (Lesson) on treatment of Shohin Bonsai for a pair of family (\1,000; up to 15 pairs)

★Jan.10th(Thu.)~13th(Sun.) 12:00~12:30

Demonstration and explanation on how to display Shohin Bonsai SEKIKAZARI (free of charge)

Special Exhibition through the term
★The 8th Exhibition of newly created Bonsai pots by todays’ pot-creators
★Contest of Creation/Reform of Shohin Bonsai
You can enjoy;
◎ Display of splended SEKIKAZARI, i.e. excellent combination of several high-quality Shohin Bonsai
◎Shohin Bonsai with photos of its past features showing process of development/growth with lapse of time
◎ Display of newly created Bonsai pots by todays’ pot-creators
◎ Workshop of Bonsai treatment and demonstration of Bonsai reform by Bonsai professionals
◎ Many shops of Shohin Bonsai, San-Yasou(wild grasses), Bonsai pots, tools, fertilizers, etc. in the hall