Best Conifer, Best Artist, Best in Show
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Andres Alvarez Iglesias just won Best Conifer, Best Artist and Best in Show for this exquisitely powerful and distinctive Scots pine at the European Bonsai San Show in Saulieu France.
Congratulations to Andres Alvarex Iglesias for a great tree and a great honor!… Here’s facebook’s translation (lightly edited) of what Andres wrote today about winning Best Conifer, Best Artist and Best in Show at the European Bonsai San Show… “It’s difficult to explain with words the feelings that I have in this moment. Thanks to every body who made it possible!!!” Andres’ original Spanish is below
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The artist with his prize winning tree
Aquí está lo que Andrés escribió en español… “Dificil expresar con palabras los sentimientos que me acompañan en este momento. Gracias a todos, que sois muchos, los que habeis hecho posible este momento!!! Mejor Conifera grande – Mejor artista – Mejor en show.”
Kids and tree with proud papa
Here’s a post we did back in March that features the same tree
Magnificent Monster Scot’s Pine
This magnificent monster yamadori Scot's pine (Pinus sylvestris) belongs to Andres Alvarez Iglesias. I cropped it for a closer look. The original is below
Andres Alvarez Iglesias sent the photo above to the Bonsai Focus Golden Concave contest (see the poster just below). Judging from what I see here, there are some other very good trees (including several that we’ve featured here on Bark). They’ll need to be very good to hold up to this one.
The original with companion