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The inaugural REGIONAL WORLD BONSAI CONVENTION, INDONESIA BONSAI AND SUISEKI CONVENTION had a memorable closing. We look forward to the next event.

WELCOME TO WBFF OFFICIAL WEBSITE

We’re an enthusiastic group of individuals brought together by a common passion - pure love of bonsai. 

Our pioneers worked tirelessly to establish a federation back in 1970, to unite the world bonsai community.

 Have a look at what we’ve got coming up, and if you’re interested in knowing more about WBFF? 

simply get in touch with us.

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Our Objectives

To promote and diffuse throughout the world, bonsai a living art that can be appreciated by all peoples.

To sponsor and promote World Bonsai Convention (WBC) once every four years.

To exchange knowledge, technology, information, and related matters to the art of bonsai among countries of the world, thus advancing international friendship and goodwill.

WBFF promotes World Peace Through Bonsai 

Our Journey

Upcoming Highlight Events

  • 2024, The 46th Annual Mid-American Bonsai Exhibition
    2024, The 46th Annual Mid-American Bonsai Exhibition
    Fri, Aug 16
    Glencoe
    Aug 16, 2024, 8:00 AM – Aug 18, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Glencoe, 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe, IL 60022, USA
    Aug 16, 2024, 8:00 AM – Aug 18, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Glencoe, 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe, IL 60022, USA
    The 46th Annual Mid-American Bonsai Exhibition Aug 16-18 https://www.midwestbonsai.org/august-exhibition
  • 2024 BCI - Regional Convention
    2024 BCI - Regional Convention
    Thu, Oct 31
    Liuzhou
    Oct 31, 2024, 7:00 PM – Nov 03, 2024, 11:00 PM
    Liuzhou, Liuzhou, Guangxi, China
    Oct 31, 2024, 7:00 PM – Nov 03, 2024, 11:00 PM
    Liuzhou, Liuzhou, Guangxi, China
    The 13th Liuzhou Viewing Stone Festival & The 1st BCI International Landscape Bonsai invitational Convention, hosted by BCI China Committee.
  • 2024 The Ma In Bonsai, South Africa
    2024 The Ma In Bonsai, South Africa
    Fri, Nov 08
    Stellenbosch
    Nov 08, 2024, 7:00 PM – Nov 11, 2024, 11:00 PM
    Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Nov 08, 2024, 7:00 PM – Nov 11, 2024, 11:00 PM
    Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    The 2024 convention celebrates over 4 decades of bonsai in South Africa. As we mark this milestone, we are delighted to have our team of headliners, including Elsa Bourdouri, Jennifer Price, Hannes Fritz, Freddie Bisshoff, Vian Herbst, Scott Bredin and Emile de Bruin. This will be a very special
  •  2024 EBA-ESA Convention in Reus City in Spain
     2024 EBA-ESA Convention in Reus City in Spain
    Sat, Nov 23
    Reus
    Nov 23, 2024, 7:00 PM GMT+1 – Nov 24, 2024, 7:00 PM GMT+1
    Reus, Reus, Tarragona, Spain
    Nov 23, 2024, 7:00 PM GMT+1 – Nov 24, 2024, 7:00 PM GMT+1
    Reus, Reus, Tarragona, Spain
    EBA Convention will be in Reus City in Spain, near to Barcelona
  • 2025 VI UBE BONSAI Aranjuez-Madrid Spain
    2025 VI UBE BONSAI Aranjuez-Madrid Spain
    Fri, Jan 17
    Aranjuez
    Jan 17, 2025, 7:00 PM – Jan 19, 2025, 11:00 PM
    Aranjuez, 28300 Aranjuez, Madrid, Spain
    Jan 17, 2025, 7:00 PM – Jan 19, 2025, 11:00 PM
    Aranjuez, 28300 Aranjuez, Madrid, Spain
  • 2025 Trophy Belgium
    2025 Trophy Belgium
    Fri, Feb 21
    Genk
    Feb 21, 2025, 7:00 PM – Feb 23, 2025, 11:00 PM
    Genk, Jaarbeurslaan, 3600 Genk, Belgium
    Feb 21, 2025, 7:00 PM – Feb 23, 2025, 11:00 PM
    Genk, Jaarbeurslaan, 3600 Genk, Belgium
    Event by The Trophy by Bonsai Association of Belgium European most significant Bonsai Exhibition, Competition and Trade show.
  • 2025  SABF The international Bonsai Suiseki Confluence, Phoenix 2025,
    2025  SABF The international Bonsai Suiseki Confluence, Phoenix 2025,
    Fri, Mar 07
    Karjat Mumbai, India
    Mar 07, 2025, 7:00 PM GMT+5:30 – Mar 09, 2025, 7:00 PM GMT+5:30
    Karjat Mumbai, India , Karjat, Maharashtra 410201, India
    Mar 07, 2025, 7:00 PM GMT+5:30 – Mar 09, 2025, 7:00 PM GMT+5:30
    Karjat Mumbai, India , Karjat, Maharashtra 410201, India
    Mumbai India.
  • WBFF AGM 2025
    WBFF AGM 2025
    Fri, Mar 07
    Karjat Mumbai, India
    Mar 07, 2025, 7:00 PM – Mar 09, 2025, 11:00 PM
    Karjat Mumbai, India , Karjat, Maharashtra 410201, India
    Mar 07, 2025, 7:00 PM – Mar 09, 2025, 11:00 PM
    Karjat Mumbai, India , Karjat, Maharashtra 410201, India
  • 2025 17th ASPAC Asia Pacific Bonsai and SuisekI Exhibition and Conference
    2025 17th ASPAC Asia Pacific Bonsai and SuisekI Exhibition and Conference
    Fri, Jul 18
    Gianyar Regency
    Jul 18, 2025, 7:00 PM – Jul 21, 2025, 11:00 PM
    Gianyar Regency, Gianyar Regency, Bali, Indonesia
    Jul 18, 2025, 7:00 PM – Jul 21, 2025, 11:00 PM
    Gianyar Regency, Gianyar Regency, Bali, Indonesia
    Bali Gianyar Indonesia
  • 2025 US National Bonsai Exhibition
    2025 US National Bonsai Exhibition
    Sat, Sep 13
    East Rochester
    Sep 13, 2025, 7:00 PM – Sep 14, 2025, 11:00 PM
    East Rochester, W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445, USA
    Sep 13, 2025, 7:00 PM – Sep 14, 2025, 11:00 PM
    East Rochester, W Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445, USA
    www.usnationalbonsai.com
  • 2025 10th WBC Warming up event at Taiwan
    2025 10th WBC Warming up event at Taiwan
    Sat, Oct 18
    Xizhou Township
    Oct 18, 2025, 8:00 AM GMT+8 – Oct 26, 2025, 12:00 PM GMT+8
    Xizhou Township, No. 138號, Section 3, Zhongyang Rd, Xizhou Township, Changhua County, Taiwan 524
    Oct 18, 2025, 8:00 AM GMT+8 – Oct 26, 2025, 12:00 PM GMT+8
    Xizhou Township, No. 138號, Section 3, Zhongyang Rd, Xizhou Township, Changhua County, Taiwan 524
    The 10th WBC warming-up event for the year of 2025 will be hosted by the National Bonsai Association of Taiwan (NBAT) from October 18th, 2025 to October 26th, 2025. The event is in cooperation with the "Taiwan Design Expo 2025" hosted by the central government of Taiwan.
  • 2026 10th WORLD BONSAI CONVENTION
    2026 10th WORLD BONSAI CONVENTION
    Fri, Aug 28
    Kuala Lumpur
    Aug 28, 2026, 7:00 AM GMT+8
    Kuala Lumpur, 2, Persiaran Jalil 8, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Aug 28, 2026, 7:00 AM GMT+8
    Kuala Lumpur, 2, Persiaran Jalil 8, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    10th World Bonsai Convention, Unity In Diversity
  • 2026 - 15th Felab Congress in Brazil
    2026 - 15th Felab Congress in Brazil
    Date and time is TBD
    Brazil
    Date and time is TBD
    Brazil
    Date and time is TBD
    Brazil
    Our 15th FELAB congress will be in Curitiba, Brazil. Our hosts and the director of the event Carlos Tramujas are preparing to receive us and give us their best at this congress. Let's go to Brazil, let's live together the experience of Brazilian bonsai.... #congreso2026 #XVFELAB
  • 2025 Worldwide World Bonsai Day - all Bonsai Clubs & Bonsai Museum
    2025 Worldwide World Bonsai Day - all Bonsai Clubs & Bonsai Museum
    According to respective organizer
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    According to respective organizer
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    According to respective organizer
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  • 2025 Asia Pacific Bonsai Friendship Federation ABFF Exhibition
    2025 Asia Pacific Bonsai Friendship Federation ABFF Exhibition
    Date and time is TBD
    Yeosu-si
    Date and time is TBD
    Yeosu-si, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
    Date and time is TBD
    Yeosu-si, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
    Yeosu Bonsai Exhibition
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