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AABC 33rd National bonsai Convention 2020 Hosted by Illawarra Bonsai Society

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Date(s) - 15/05/2020 - 18/05/2020
All Day

The Bankstown Sports Club


2020 Program


  • Master Class Both international demonstrators will hold an all day Master Class
    (includes morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch). Limited to 8 people per international
  • Bus Tour 1 Bonsai South Nursery, Camellia Gardens, Hazlehurst Gallery, Auburn Botanical Gardens.
    (Packed lunch to be provided by Bankstown Sports Club, accommodated at Camellia
  • Bus Tour 2 Chinese Gardens, Barangaroo, Bonsai South Nursery. (Packed lunch to be provided by
    Bankstown Sports Club, accommodated at Barangaroo).


  • Opening Ceremony Opening ceremony.
  • Round Robin 4 Bonsai Artists working simultaneously in different locations within the Grand Ballroom
    (2 international demonstrators and 2 local artists)

    • International Artist International Artist Demonstration – Juan Andrade.
    • Local Artists Andrew Edge and Andrew Sellman


  • Display Critique Both international artists will hold simultaneous display critiques with a maximum of 15
  • Live Workshop Both international artists will hold simultaneous workshops on stage with 3-5
    participants. Each participant will be an experienced bonsai artist.
  • Local artists 3 Sydney Artists will hold simultaneous demonstrations, creating an artwork, a power
    point talk and creation of a landscape (Penjing).
  • International Artist International Artist Demonstration- Mitsuo Matsuda.
  • Bonsai from a Box Bonsai from a box is a fun light hearted finish to a great weekend including audience


  • Workshops Morning and afternoon both workshops with International Artist and open to observers,
    a fee applies. Limited spaces available both for the am and pm.