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Crespi Cup 2015

Crespi Cup 2015

Parabiago 11 ▪ 20 September 2015

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Crespi Cup 2015


What proposes




Crespi Bonsai Cup 2015 18th to 20th September

All collectors and professionals-experts who can present a bonsai of high quality can take part to the Crespi Bonsai Cup 2015. Everyone of them can exhibit just one tree and be present as individual participant or as a member of a club and/or association, school.
The Crespi Bonsai Cup 2015 prize consists of:
a voucher for the amount of 5.000,00 € for purchases in the Crespi Bonsai shop; the Crespi Bonsai Cup; a page on the Italian magazine "Bonsai & news" will be dedicated to the winner and to his/her exhibited bonsai.
Kaneko Memory Cup.


The participation in the Crespi Bonsai Cup competition is only at invitation and it will not be necessary to send a photo of your own trees for the selection.
The invitation will be directly sent by the organizers to professionals-experts and collectors of high level, by post or by e-mail.
The people invited have to entrust their bonsai to the exhibition place (Crespi Bonsai, Corso Sempione 35, 20015 Parabiago, Milan, Italy), from 13th to 17th 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.
A jury consisting of international experts will select the most beautiful bonsai, whose owner receives as a prize a voucher for the amount of 5.000,00 € for purchases in the Crespi Bonsai shop, as well as the prestigious Crespi Bonsai Cup.
A board of international experts will select the most beautiful bonsai also for naturalness and artistic quality, in order to award the Kaneko Memory Cup prize.
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!

To receive the invitation

Are you a collector or professional and do you wish to be invited? Send an e-mail to

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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