Noelanders
Trophy

Noelanders Trophy, Belgium

The ‘Best of’ 20 years Trophy was a stunning show displaying the best of the European Bonsai scene. In this post we share the winning trees and an overview of the exhibition.

Enjoy the photos!

The winning trees

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Best Conifer: Pinus nigra by Jesus Valero Belmonte, in a Harumatsu container.
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Trophy 2019
Best Broadleaf tree: Ulmus minor by Andres Alvarez Iglesias, in a Koyo container.
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Best Shohin display by Andy Jordan

The other awards presented

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Zelkova serrata by Alain de Wachter
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Pinus mugo by Nik Rozman
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Pinus densiflora by Jean-Paul Polmans
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Forsythia by Frank Jesse
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Picea abies by Helmut Bachmann
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Styrax Japonica by Cindy Verstraeten
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Taxus baccata by Ruben Ciezar Villanueva
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Acer buergerianum by David Benavente
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Pinus parviflora by Andres Alvarez Iglesias
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Mountain stone from Kamo river by Grudrun Benz
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Juniperus chinensis Itoigawa by David Benavente
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Shohin display by Holger Gobel
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Shohin display by Andy Jordan
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Carpinus orientalis by Marija Hajdic

A few awards are missing here, but these will be shown in our videos!

Demos and Bonsai Empire's mini lectures

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Demos by Masajuki Fujikawa (JP), Ryan Neil (USA), Vaclav Novak (CZ) and Gabriel Romero Aguadé (ES). Videos will follow soon on our YouTube channel!
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Mauro Stemberger on yamadori collecting
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Walter Pall about the naturalistic style of Bonsai
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Morten Albek on Shohin Bonsai
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Harry Harrington about winter pruning

Overview of the show

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The video

We kindly thank the Bonsai Association Belgium volunteers for putting together once again a great show. All photos on this page can be shared, but please mention the source.

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