BCI-FELAB Convención 2007 - Tropical Enchantment

Bonsai!La Federación de Bonsai de Puerto Rico, la Federación Latinoamericana de Bonsai y Bonsai Clubs International invites you to see "Karate Kid" with Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita. No seriously, they're inviting you to participate in the BCI-FELAB Convención 2007 - Tropical Enchantment. The convention will feature workshops, demonstrations, and exhibitions making it the largest Bonsai activity in Puerto Rico.

Starting on July 11th and running through July 15th, the Hotel Condado Plaza. For more information call (787) 993-2180 or visit the convention website at bcifelab2007.com.

The complete convention agenda is as follows:

TUESDAY – JULY 10TH (PRE-CONVENTION PROGRAM)
7:00 – 1:00 Suiseki hunting
5:00 – 8:00 Stone cleaning and cutting

WEDNESDAY – JULY 11TH
8:00 – 5:00 BCI Board Meeting
8:00 – 11:00 FELAB New Talent Bonsai Contest
9:00 – 5:00 Tours — Will be announce soon
9:00 – 1:00 Daiza Workshop – Sean Smith
1:00 – 6:00 FELAB Board Meeting
1:00 – 6:00 Registration
7:00 - 9:30 Welcome Cocktail and Exhibition Opening

THURSDAY – JULY 12TH
8:00 – 5:00 Registration/ Exhibition/ Bazaar
8:00 - 12:00 Tour Bonsai Private Collection
8:00 – 11:00 Workshop 1 (Bucida spinosa)

  • David Benavente
Workshop 2 (Teaching Wiring)
  • Arthur Skolnik
Workshop 3 (Bring your own)
  • Shinji Suzuki
Workshop 4 (Basic Sketch )
  • Roberto Martínez
11:00 – 12:00 BCI Delegates Meeting
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own
1:00 – 4:00 Workshop 5 (Ficus subulata Shohin)
  • Sutin Sukosolvisit
Workshop 6 (Teaching Basic Design)
  • William Valavanis
Workshop 7 (Newsletter Edition)
  • Yrene Vásquez
Workshop 8 (Bring your own)
  • Marco Invernizzi
5:00 – 6:30 Dinner on your own
6:30 - 7:30 Lecture: Roots Development — Tammy Kovar
7:30 - 8:30 Lecture: Suiseki in Japan - Sean Smith
8:30 – 10:00 Lecture: Bonsai Display - William Valavanis

FRIDAY – JULY 13TH
8:00 – 5:00 Registration/ Exhibition/ Bazaar
8:00 – 12:00 Demonstration:
  • #1 - David Benavente
  • #2 - Milagros Rauber
12:00 – 1:00 Convention Lunch
  • BCI Board Meeting
  • FELAB Board Meeting
1:00 – 5:00 Demonstration:
  • #3 - Marco Invernizzi
5:00 – 7:00 Dinner on your own
7:00 – 10:00 Demonstration:
  • # 4 – Arthur Skolnik
  • # 5 – Xénio Baron
  • # 6 – Suthin Sukosolvisit
SATURDAY – JULY 14TH
8:00 – 5:00 Registration/ Exhibition/ Bazaar
8:00 – 12:00 Demonstration:
  • # 7 - Shinji Suzuki
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own
  • BCI Board meeting
1:00 – 5:00 Demonstration:
  • # 8 - Pedro J. Morales
  • # 9 - Marco Invernizzi
6:00 – 7:00 Social Hour – Cash Bar
7:00 - 10:00 Banquet - Show

SUNDAY – JULY 15TH
8:00 – 12:00 Exhibition/ Bazaar
8:00 – 9:00 BCI Ambassador Meeting
  • FELAB General Meeting
9:00 – 12:00 Demonstration:
  • # 10 - Shinji Suzuki
12:00 Farewell Lunch
2:00 - 7:00 Tour Bonsai Private Collection

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