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ABC4 Registration NOW OPEN!

  The Programme for the 4th African Convention has been released and Registrations are now opened. All relevant  Programme and Registration information can be found in the drop-down menu under The Event in the main menu ribbon above. We look forward to receiving your registration and welcoming you to what is building up to be the biggest bonsai […]

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African Bonsai Convention

The fourth African Bonsai Convention will take place in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape from 22 to 25 October 2015. Stellenbosch is situated about 50 kilometres (30 miles) east of Cape Town in the heart of the Cape wine lands. The fourth African Bonsai Convention with the theme Under African Skies will take place in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape […]

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Mr. Hiroshi Takeyama, Director of WBFF for Japan

We are delighted that Mr. Hiroshi Takeyama, Director of WBFF for Japan will be attending and giving a demonstration at ABC4.  He is immediate past Chairman of the Nippon Bonsai Association. Director of World Bonsai Friendship Federation (WBFF) for Japan region and owner of bonsai nursery “FUYO-EN”, Omiya Bonsai Village in Japan. Mr. Hiroshi Takeyama […]

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Francois Jeker – One of our International Headliners!

It is our great pleasure to announce that Francois Jeker is the third of the International Headliners at the 4th African Bonsai Convention and will be travelling from France to Cape Town in October 2015.   See our exclusive interview with Francois Jeker here.   Francois is a leading master of bonsai design and carving in the […]

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Tony Tickle comes to ABC4!

We are delighted to announce that Tony Tickle is the second of three International presenters at the 4th African Bonsai Convention.  There is an exclusive interview with Tony available here .  Tony is a winner at the first Gingko awards in 1997, UK winner and runner up in the European New talent competition in 1995, […]

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Ryan Neil

We are delighted to announce that Ryan Neil will be one of our International presenters.  There is an exclusive interview with Ryan available here. Ryan Neil was born and raised in Colorado, on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. Throughout his youth the fantastic array of tortured and stunted trees surrounding his home created […]

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WBFF comes to South Africa!

Breaking News:  25 August 2014 World Bonsai is coming to South Africa! It is with great excitement that we can announce that the World Bonsai Friendship Federation (WBFF) is coming to South Africa. Last week at the WBFF Directors Meeting in Australia it was decided that they will be joining us at the 4th African […]

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4th Africa Bonsai Convention (ABC4) comes to Stellenbosch

As mayor of Stellenbosch I am proud that the organisers of the 4th Africa Bonsai Convention (ABC4) has chosen our town as the venue for this prestigious event from 21 to 25 October 2015. Stellenbosch is a beautiful town along the banks of the Eerste River and is the second oldest European settlement in the province of the […]