Philippine Bonsai Society launches "Sanib Pwersa" at The Podium


Philippine Bonsai Society

The Philippine Bonsai Society, Inc. join forces with SM Supermalls nationwide to bring bonsai art to across the country in the coming months. The SM malls will be the venue of the PBSI for their exhibits, shows, events, and workshops.

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SM Supermalls SVP for Marketing Jonjon San Agustin with Philippine Bonsai Society President Bobby Gopiao
The exhibit is dubbed "SANIB PWERSA" was launched last February 21 at The Podium in Ortigas with a display of select and premium collections.

Philippine Bonsai Society

"We are thankful to the Philippine Bonsai Society for choosing SM Malls as the venue for their exhibitions as we also promote our advocacy for the environment, to bring the "green" malling experience to our customers," said SM Supermalls Senior Vice President for Marketing Jonjon San Agustin.

Philippine Bonsai Society

"We are very excited to bring bonsai art to a wider audience as we hold our shows and exhibits in SM malls across the country in the coming months, " said Philippine Bonsai Society President Bobby Gopiao.

Philippine Bonsai Society

The PBSI started as an informal group of enthusiasts back in 1973 and became a non-stock, non-profit association in 1975. Today, PBSI is an internationally recognized association with close to 500 active members and a growing number of followers among provincial bonsai clubs.

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On March 22 to 25, over 30 clubs and bonsai enthusiasts will head to the north for the National Show at The Block SM North EDSA. For the first time, three Japanese art disciplines will be featured courtesy of the combined efforts of the PBSI, Natural Stone Society of the Philippines, and Ikenobo-Ikebana Society of Manila.

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Look forward to seeing rare bonsai species such as the Diospyros (Persimmons), a genus of over 700 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs, Tugas (Molave), a medium-sized tree which grows 15 meters whose leaves are compound with 3 leaflets; and the Sampalok (Tamarind), an attractive tree valued for its shade and edible fruit with bright green, dense, pinnate and feathery foliage.

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Orange Mandarin (Citrus reticulata) 67cm from the collection of Bobby Gopiao (Disclaimer: a member of the PBSI took this photo and I am not touching the fruit)
Discover the artistry and skill of Filipino bonsai experts and learn how to create the living art of bonsai. The exhibit will run until February 25.

For more information, visit www.smsupermalls.com


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