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Crespi Cup 2015

Crespi Cup 2015

Parabiago 11 ▪ 20 September 2015

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Crespi Cup 2015


What proposes




Enthusiasts' Exhibition 2015 11th to 13th September

All bonsai amateurs can take part to the Enthusiasts' Exhibition. Everyone of them can exhibit just one tree and be present as an individual participant or as a member of a club or an association.
The prizes offered consist of:
Bonsai from Urabe nursery (1st prize);
Tokoname pot (2nd prize);
Masakuni tool (3rd prize);
Yokohama Cup (to the best conifer bonsai);
Masakuni Cup (to the best deciduous bonsai);
Bonsai from Miura nursery (to the best bonsai voted by the visitors).


Send a photo of your bonsai and specify its botanical name, height, width, trunk diameter, age (estimated) - together with name, surname, full address, phone no. and e-mail of the owner - to Crespi Bonsai - Enthusiasts' Exhibition 2015 - postal address: Corso Sempione 35, 20015 Parabiago (Mi) - Italy, - electronic address: - within 30th June 2015 (the postmark will be considered).
A pre-selecting jury, whose judgement is unquestionable, will select the best 100 trees among the received photos.
A written notice will be sent to the owners of the bonsai selected for the exhibition.
The owners of the selected bonsai have to entrust their bonsai to the exhibition place (Crespi Bonsai, Corso Sempione 35, 20015 Parabiago, Milan, Italy), from 6th to 10th September 2015, during the working hours (from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 2.30 to 7.00; Sunday: from 9.30 to 12.30; Monday: from 2.30 to 7.00).
The bonsai will be displayed without any owner's reference and just marked with a number.
A jury consisting of international experts will select the most beautiful bonsai trees, whose owners receive the following prizes: a bonsai coming from the Urabe nursery for the first, a tokoname pot for the second and the Masakuni tool for the third; Yokohama Cup for the best conifer bonsai; Masakuni Cup for the best deciduous bonsai.
The visitors can express their own preference filling in a form, which will be inserted in a special post-box. The owner of the voted bonsai will receive a bonsai coming from the Miura nursery.
Among the bonsai exhibitors the winner of a bonsai will be drawn.
Crespi Bonsai will make any effort to maintain the entrusted trees in healthy conditions.
The participation in the exhibition is absolutely free of charge.

Aut. Min. Req.

Big news 2015: attend to the contest, win and fly to Japan!

Exceptionally, this year the winners of the exhibition-contest “Crespi Bonsai Cup” and “Enthusiasts’ Exhibition”, in addition to the aspired prizes expected, they will fly to Japan with the flight ticket offered by Cathay Pacific. Don’t miss this great event. Hurry up, registration is limited number!

Registration in the competition

For the registration in the competition it is necessary to use the proper registration form you can find on the page "Registration on-line" and then send the photo of the plant as an enclosure by e-mail to the address you will find on the e-mail of automatic reception confirmation or, as an alternative, to use the registration form that you can find on the page "Registration form", to be printed and sent by post.

For information

CRESPI BONSAI - Corso Sempione, 35 - 20015 Parabiago (Mi) ITALY
Tel. 0039 0331 491850 Fax 0039 0331 559410


Under the patronage of:

Consolato Generale del Giappone a Milano

World Bonsai Friendship Federation

Bonsai Clubs International

Consolato Generale
del Giappone

World Bonsai
Friendship Federation

Bonsai Club

Nippon Bonsai Sakka Kyookai Europe

Comune di Parabiago

Nippon Bonsai
Sakka Kyookai Europe

Centro di cultura

di Milano

Sponsor Crespi Cup 2015

Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific

Allianz Bank


Friday 11th-18th September:
from 6.30 to 11.00
Saturday 12th-19th September:
from 9.00 to 7.00
Sunday 13th-20th September:
from 9.00 to 7.00
Monday 14th:
from 2.30 to 7.00
Tuesday 15th, Wednesday 16th,
Thursday 17th
from 9.00 to 12.30;
from 2.30 to 7.00


The entrance to all the technical demonstrations, lectures and shows is completely free, like part of the workshops.
During the event it will be possible to visit also the Crespi Bonsai nurseries.


Various items can be purchased at a special price, thanks to the special offers on plants, tools, books and magazines, that Crespi Bonsai proposes for the event.


For the length of the event it will be possible to participate in guided visits to the famous Crespi Bonsai Museum. Founded in 1991 it includes centuries-old trees and even thousands-old trees like the unique Ficus retusa Linn, but also ancient pots.


Throughout the event a little market of typical Oriental objects like fans, little umbrellas, varnishes, incenses and porcelains will be at visitors' disposal. An area will be dedicated to the most ancient drink of the world: the tea, with various mixtures, teapots, cups and accessories from Japan and China.


Vote the bonsai tree you like best, according to your own judgment, from the exhibition-competition "Enthusiasts' Exhibition". Among all those who will vote, the winner of a beautiful bonsai will be drawn.


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