We are happy to announce that D Ravindran of Nikki Bonsai Garden is one of the contestants in the Bonsai Styling contest being held at the Bonsai Wisdom Convention in Mumbai from the 20th -22nd of February 2014. This contest is for seasoned Bonsai Instructors who will be provided with a ‘raw’ bonsai, which they will have to style and groom in the presence of four internationally renowned Bonsai Masters. The Bonsai Wisdom Convention is being presented by Horticulture World Magazine and Green Sculptures with the following associates:
- Indian Bonsai Society, Mumbai
- Pandit Art Ceramic, Mumbai
- Bonsai Chembur Club, Mumbai
Six of these Instructors will be awarded recognition as Bonsai Teachers of International Standing.
The four International Masters featured at the Bonsai Wisdom Convention:
Peter Chan (United Kingdom)
Founder and CEO at Herons Bonsai Ltd. Winner of a record 21 Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medals.
Budi Sulistyo (Indonesia)
One of the founders of the Indonesian bonsai development. Ranked second in the 2006 World Bonsai Contest.
Poncevic Ceballos Seasoned Lawyer and Bonsai Master. Dean of the College of Law of the Liceo de Cagayan University, Manila. President of Philippine Bonsai Society Inc. for ten years.
Robert Steven (Indonesia)
Involved in the art of Bonsai since 1979 and has won more than 200 competition awards nationally and internationally.
The Program at the Bonsai Wisdom Convention 2014
The Masters will offer demonstrations and share their expert knowledge at the Bonsai Wisdom Convention. Participants will also get a rare opportunity to interact with these Masters during this unique teaching experimental seminar with more than 5 hours of free time to sit and chat with the Masters besides 4 hours of classes each day. Four styles of Bonsai will be taught in detail during this three day convention.There will also be an exhibition of Bonsai plants, besides sales of plant and ceramic bonsai pots.
The event is being held at the Rivergate Resort, Karjat, near Mumbai.