FRIDAY MAY 20th, 2022
Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI)
1964 W 162nd Street, Gardena 90247 (West of Western Blvd.)

Yannick Kiggen has been passionate about Bonsai since the age of 10. He began his journey 2 years later with training from various Bonsai masters, including Kunio Kobayashi(JP), Takeo Kawabe(JP), Hotsumi Terakawa(JP/NL), Mario Komsta( PL), Bonsai Studio Momiji(BE), Pius Notter, Francois Jeker. He has also participated in various exhibitions such as the Noelanders trophy, the Ginkgo award and the European Bonsai San Show.

In 2011, he founded Yama Bonsai Studio to promote Bonsai, share his knowledge and skills with both beginner and advanced who are passionate about these beautiful trees. This through courses, workshops, demonstrations, lectures and sales.

We kindly ask that all attendees be vaccinated and respect social distancing rules. Masks must be worn throughout the event and will be available at the door for anyone who is without. There will be no food table, but please feel free to bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

Stay safe, be well and I hope to see you there!

Doyle Saito