Aki Ten
Aki Ten Bonsai
Aki Ten Bonsai
Program 2023
Speakers 2023
Mario Komsta from Poland, has been practicing bonsai for over 20 years. He completed a five-year apprenticeship at the Taisho-en nursery, Japan, with Nobuichi Urushibata. Mario currently lives in Madrid (Spain).
Mario has a unique talent to see potential and understand how bonsai grow, allowing for even branching and excellent plant health.
Tiberio Gracco from Pompeii (Italy), his passions are bonsai, Japanese gardens, koi, haiku, suiseki and bonsai ceramics. Tiberio has been making bonsai bowls for 20 years and is known for his large unglazed bowls that he makes on the potter's wheel. He himself collects the clay in Naples, which gives his bowls a very special color and patina.
Giacomo Pappalardo from Catania (Italy) began his passion for bonsai in 1989 after graduating as an Agricultural Expert. Numerous awards during national and international exhibitions.
In 2008 he moved to Spain/A Coruña and opened a nursery for the production of bonsai of European essences, "EXTREME BONSAI NURSERY".