Saitama Wabi Sabi Festival – Wabi Sabi is usually a 2 day cultural festival held in Omiya park. However, in 2020, on account of the Coronavirus outbreak it will be a one day event held online. As such, it will be quite different to normal, with just online performances toRead More →

bonsai festival

The 2020 Grand Bonsai Festival was initially scheduled for May, but they postponed it until October on account of the coronavirus. They scheduled it for October 16th to 18th, but then subsequently decided to cancel it. This annual event in the Omiya Bonsai Village offers the opportunity to view specialRead More →

autumn angyo bonsai festival kawaguchi

The 90th Angyo Autumn Bonsai Exhibition and Greenery Festival in Kawaguchi Ryokka Center has been cancelled on account of the Coronavirus. (There are two a year that is why the 2019 information says the 88th). 2019 information The 88th annual Angyo autumn bonsai exhibition will be held in Kawaguchi fromRead More →

Bonsai Seikouen saika bonsai

Saika Bonsai Saika Bonsai is a modern type of bonsai invented by the fifth generation bonsai master Yamada of Seikouen. Seikouen is one of the six bonsai gardens in the bonsai village in Omiya ward, Saitama City. Ms Yamada recognised that bonsai needed reinvention to appeal to a larger audience.Read More →

Shinrin National Park in Namegawa have a Bonsai exhibition this month. From the 3rd until the 25th, you can view Bonsai trees in the Botanical gardens of the park. They also have a very special event for one day only, where you can pay to make your own Moss Jade bonsai. TheyRead More →