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Bonsai Festival

As part of international arbor celebrations, the City of Cape Town is collaborating with bonsai clubs, nurseries, collectors and artists to host the third annual Cape Town Bonsai Festival. Some of the best bonsai trees in the Western Cape will be on display. The festival will celebrate South Africa’s rich tree diversity and heritage and is a great opportunity for the whole family to learn more about bonsai trees. The festival will also include workshops, demonstrations and an auction, as well as a competition for the best trees. The Cape Town Bonsai Festival will take place from Saturday 5 October to Sunday 13 October 2013 at the Company Gardens in Cape Town. For more information contact Willem Pretorius from the Bonsai Fraternity at 083-260-5696 or via Alternatively, contact Rory Phelan at the Company Gardens on 084-512-5975. Text Astrid Sanders