The Crespi Cup 2017 was a beautiful show displaying the best of the European, and in particular the Italian, Bonsai scene. In this post we share the winning trees and an overview of the exhibition.

Enjoy the photos!

 

 

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Entrance of the exhibition.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Creative displays.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

On the right the tree presented by the winner of the last Crespi Cup edition.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Japanese maple.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Second prize in category "Best of show". Juniperus chinensis, by Fabio Mantovani.

 

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Closeup.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Mugo pine by Enzo Ferrari.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Best of show, first prize. Picea abies by Donato Danisi

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Stunning trunk.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Closeup.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Best of Shohin. Pinus thunbergii, by Andrea Scarenzi

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Suiseki display.

 

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Opening of the Cup.

 

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The award ceremony.

 

 

The Crespi museum

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Gorgeous display of the Crespi private collection.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

Colors of the pine and pot are great.

 

Crespi Cup 2017

The well known, 1000 year old Ficus.

 

 

The movie

 

We kindly thank the Crespi family and all volunteers for this great event!