|DORIE S. BERNABE and her prize-winning bonsai|
|Bonsai Master Li Tiong Hong is shown hanging ribbon on
Best Bonsai In Show owned by Letty Ligon, a tamarind tree.
The Bonsai & Suiseki Alliance of the Philippines, Inc. (BSAPI) will stage its 2012 National Bonsai and Suiseki Show & Competition at the Flower Garden, Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City. The ceremonial opening will be held at 4 p.m., May 4, and will be open to the public from May 5 to May 14.
Other speakers in succeeding days include Al Villareal on Basic Bonsai; Vic de Rona on Zen Garden; Serapion Metilla on Indoor and Vertical Landscaping; DENR representative on PAWD CITES Regulations; Fernando Aurigue on Use of Gamma Rays in Plant Variety Development; Serapion Metilla on Innovative Bonsai; and Elmer Villareal on Guide on Selection and Appreciation of Suiseki.
The Allied Bonsai Clubs will stage a Bonsai Challenge on May 7, 3-5 p.m.