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11/5/2023 - ganztägig

AKI TEN Brixen 2023 - Bonsai exhibition in Bressanone

Saturday, 04.11.2023
09:00 Opening ceremony with guests of honour
09:30 Opening of the bonsai exhibition, the ceramic contest and the special exhibition Wabi&Sabi (perception of beauty) 
10:00-13:00 Making a bonsai bowl with ceramic artist Tiberio Gracco from Pompei/Italy
13:30-16:30 Demo/design and refinement with bonsai artist Mario Komsta from Madrid/Spain
18:00 End of the exhibition
20:00 Meeting point for the Bonsai-Party with fine delicacies" at the Hotel Elephant with prize giving of the Bonsai-Ceramic-Contest 

Sunday, 05.11.2023
09:30 Opening of the Bonsai Exhibition, the Ceramic Contest and the Special Exhibition Wabi&Sabi (Perception of Beauty)
10:00-13:00 Demo/design with bonsai artist Giacomo Pappalardo from A Coruña/Spain
13:30-16:30 Demo/design with bonsai artist Mario Komsta from Madrid/Spain
17:00 Closing ceremony


Entry requirements  
The contest is open to everybody who is interested, i.e. professional potters but also amateur potters.
Every participant can enter one ceramic in the contest. This ceramic dish must present all the characteristics that are necessary to plant a normal bonsai or a grass bonsai in it, and be frost-resistant. The jury consists of experts that are both artists and technical experts. 

The three best ceramics win the following cash prizes: 
1st place: 1.300 € 
2nd place: 400 € 
3rd place: 300 € 

The objects that come first in this contest, will become possession of the BONSAI CLUB BRIXEN  who will then organize a raffle among all the exhibitors of the „AKITEN 2023“. By winning the ceramics, these exhibitors are obliged to exhibit the same artifact in occasion of the „AKITEN 2025“, with a bonsai planted in it.

Entry fee: 50 € 
The BONSAI CLUB BRIXEN reserves the right to adapt the entry requirements to new conditions and therefore to alter them, should this be necessary. 

Tickets AKI TEN
Saturday ticket (exhibition/demos): 12€ (seniors/groups* 10€)
Sunday ticket (exhibition/demos): 12€ (seniors/groups* 10€)
Ticket Saturday and Sunday (exhibition/demos): 18€ (seniors/groups* 15€)

* Admission price for groups of 15 people or more with prior registration
* Entrance fee for seniors aged 65 and over
* Admission for young people up to 18 years of age is free

More tickets
Bonsai party ticket: 60€ (4-course menu including drinks)
Location: Hotel Elephant
Time: 11/4/2023 / 8:00 p.m.

Information & booking:


In order to reduce the organizational effort and the waiting times on site, please register groups (from 15 people) in advance via e-mail:

The entrance fees can be paid directly at the cash desk or transferred to the following account in advance:
IBAN: IT84 T058 5658 2200 7057 0157 073

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at any time.


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