Shohin-bonsai Europe | Morten Albek



BEST SHOHIN BONSAI 2015, at the Danish Bonsai Society annual exhibition.

My very old Cutleaf, Stephanandra incisa 'Crispa', 21 cm, pot by Elsebeth Ludvigsen.

Also mentioned as best of all trees at the show by judge Antoni Payeras from Spain. Thank you.



Shohin Workshops BonsaiWerkstatt Werner Busch

April 11 - 12 I was leading a workshop at the BonsaiWerkstatt Werner busch in Düsseldorf. Two very nice days with participants repeating from the first workshop tow years ago. Great material to work on, and very friendly and dedicated students.

Photos from the workshop, the Bonsai Museum including the special exhibition that Werner Busch arranges three times a year.


Bonsai Museum and special exhibition with Mr. Reinhardt Dahm

Shohin-bonsai workshop



Shohin Workshop Hamburg

A great workshop weekend with German friends in Hamburg. You can read more about it and see photos at the blog.



Next Shohin workshop also takes place in Germany, now in Düsseldorf at Bonsaiwerkstatt Werner M. Busch April 11. & 12.




My activities with bonsai - demonstrations and workshops.


April 11 - 12 2015

Shohin-bonsai workshop Bonsaiwerkstatt / Werner Busch




















New organisation at

British Shohin Bonsai

British Shohin Bonsai is the new name of the reorganised former British Shohin Bonsai Association. A new website is also launched at






Morten Albek

Ambassador of Shanghai Botanical Garden

for promotion of Bonsai art.



10 years dedicated to develop and teaching shohin-bonsai through the website with articles e.g. 20 years of experience growing bonsai, and performing lectures, demos and workshops internationally and locally.

Today Morten Albek is currently in the process of building a new garden with a Japanese touch at his farmhouse at the Danish island Fyn (Funen). Here the setting for the personal bonsai collection and teaching is perfect. With Fuchi Bonsai national events are arranged, and classes will be held with education having focus on raising the level and quality of bonsai.

In 2008 Morten Albek published his book 'Majesty in Miniature, Shohin Bonsai, unlocking the secrets of small trees'. In 2010 he also published the blog, featuring small notes, events and less heavier articles with main focus on shohin-bonsai.


Morten Albek is a worldwide recognized bonsai artists and has won many prizes.

Featured in the Jubilee book of Daizo Iwasaki and is on the Bonsai Club International artists list i.e. Articles submitted for Bonsai Focus magazines, Chinese Bonsai Magazine and several websites as well as books and other magazines internationally.


Lectures, workshops, and demos are available for bonsai clubs, commercial bonsai dealers or others that may  have interest in bonsai, and wants to know more. Please contact me at e-mail for further information and inquiries.




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Majesty in miniature - Shohin bonsai book by Morten Albek

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