Dasmariñas, Cavite. The series of stone, bonsai, and ikebana events that bear the brand "Sanib Pwersa" continue in a mall in Southern Luzon.
Once again, The Philippine Bonsai Society, Inc. (PBSI), The Natural Stone Society of the Philippines (NSSP), and Ikenobo Ikebana Manila Chapter held an event that showcased local enthusiasts' prized works of art.
Anthony V. Gedang, NSSP's incumbent president, was able to conduct a lecture on displaying viewing stones. Audiences were also able to witness a practical application of said techniques.
Photo courtesy: Bobby Gopiao, Angelito Pangilinan, Malou Gedang
Quezon City, Philippines. A series of events highlighting the art of Bonsai, Ikebana, and Suiseki entitled "Sanib Pwersa" took place in a notable mall in Metro Manila from March 22-25, 2019.
Quezon City, Philippines. Several viewing stone enthusiasts from around the country gathered together for the first ever Suiseki Summit that took place.
Asahikawa. Hokkaido, Japan. The river is said to be the third longest in Japan. Within its vicinity lies an Ainu village, in which people refer to as “Kamuy-kotan” (Kamuy/Kamui - God, Kotan - Village). The area has, then, been sacred to the said culture and is said to be housed by nature spirits.
A portion of the 38th All Japan Aiseki National Exhibition and the Hokkaido Suiseki Federation Exhibition June 29--July 1, 2018
The Nippon Suiseki Association held its 5th Japan Suiseki Exhibition in the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum
The Natural Stone Society of the Philippines (NSSP), along with Dr. Tom Elias and Dr. Hiromi Nakaoji took part in a stone hunting in Tanay, Rizal.
The 7th annual celebration of the Hane Festival took place in Tanay, Rizal.
Shangri-La -- The month of July marks the Philippine-Japanese friendship month. Two cultures found a way to commemorate it through the exchange of various art forms— one of them is the appreciation of natural stones.
A seminar on the art of stone appreciation was held in the Ayala Museum with the assistance of the Natural Stone Society of the Philippines (NSSP), Dr. Tom Elias, and his wife, Dr. Hiromi Nakaoji.