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More than 100 Bonsai on display, cultivated for over
25 anos by the businessman and bonsai artist
Francisco Carlos Correa.
The first Bonsai Museum in the Americas is launched in Minas Gerais by entrepreneurs Francisco Carlos Corrêa and Cornélio Walter Corrêa.
Inaugurated with the holding of an important International Bonsai Congress, on May 24 and 25, 2014, the space is located at the entrance of Thermas Internacional de Minas Gerais, on the banks of BR 040, in Esmeraldas, in the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte. (MG) and was built according to the standards of Japanese architecture, with some bonsais in the exhibition being among the best in the world, according to the evaluation of international experts.
“I started planting more to beautify a water park. Today bonsai has become one of my passions. The ancient art teaches us to have more patience, humility, discipline and respect for nature”, adds bonsai artist Francisco Carlos Corrêa.
The inauguration event and the international bonsai congress featured international lectures and the presence of representatives from 8 countries and 16 Brazilian states.
Several options of seedlings are available to visitors for the acquisition and cultivation of the bonsai itself.
The museum has free admission and is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 8 am to 5:30 pm. For those interested in using the club's facilities, in addition to visiting the Museum, admission to the club costs R$90.00. Children up to 5 years old do not pay. Visitors indicated by members pay R$70.00 and are entitled to use the club's external areas.
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