ABOUT ME

Yama Bonsai Studio

Yannick Kiggen is already 10 years active in the great passion Bonsai. In those many years he followed courses and workshops with several great Bonsai Masters: Kunis Kobayashi (JP), Takeo Kawabe (JP), Hotsumi Terakawa (JP/NL) , Mario Komsta (PL), Bonsai Studio Momiji (BE), Pius Notter (S), Francois Jeker (FR), …

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 with these beautiful trees. This through courses, workshops, demonstrations, lectures and sales.

  • 23 juli 2006: Demo international Bonsai Challenge, Dilsen-Stokkem(B)
  • 15, 16 september 2007: 6th Ginkgo award entry with boxwood, Laarne (B)
  • 1, 12 juli 2009: Demo International Bonsai Challange, Dilsen-Stokkem (B)
  • 20, 21 februari 2010: Demo Eda Uchi Kai Bonsai-Ten, Diepenbeek(B)
  • 20, 21 maart 2010: Demo Joy Of Bonsai, Bath (UK)
  • ebruari 2012: 2 weeks working for trail as apprentice @ shunka-en under Kobayashi-san,Edagawa-ku Tokyo (JP)
  • September/December 2012: Working as apprentice @ Shunka-en under Kobayashi-san,Edagawa-ku Tokyo (JP) + Sakufu-Ten entry with Japanese red Pine.
  • 18, 19 januari 2014: Entry Noelanders Trophy Juniperus Thurifera +Oxycedrus, Zolder (B)
  • 1 februari 2014: demo Juniperus Sabina, Bonsai club Ju Sei Kai hamont-Achel (B)
  • 16 december 2014: Demo Pinus sylvestris, Bonsai club Ju Sei Kai Hamont-Achel (B)
  • 14, 15 februari 2015: Entry Noelanders Trophy Carpinus turczanowii + Juniperus Itoigawa, Genk (B)
  • 5 februari 2015: Demo Bonsai Association Belgium, Heusden-Zolder(B)
  • 18 april 2015: Demo VBV Afdeling De Leie, Deinze (B)
  • 6 oktober 2015: Lecture Keido Display, Bonsai club Ju Sei Kai, Hamont-Achel (B)
  • 10, 11 oktober 2015: Demo Bonsai Europa 2015, Manchester Bury (UK) + entry Carpinus turczanowii and Juniperus Itoigawa
  • 15 december 2015: Demo Larix , Bonsai club Ju Sei Kai, Hamont-Achel (B)
  • 18 Maart 2016: Demo Bonsai Generation 2016, Minoru Bonsai, Neckargemünd (D)
  • 7, 8 December 2016: Demo BWB Global Summit, Nanxun (CH)
  • 20 December 2016: Demo Pinus sylvestris, Bonsai club Ju Sei Kai Hamont-Achel (B)
  • 4, 5 February 2017: Entry Noelanders trophy+ eba, Juniperus itoigawa , Genk (B)
  • 1, 2 April 2017: Demo Juniperus sabina, Mistral Bonsai, Barcelona (Es)
  • 1 Mei 2017 National Bonsai Exhibition Poland, Ksiaz (P)
  • 11 Juni 2017: Demo Taxus, Bonsai Van Het Westen, Delft (NL)
  • 14-15 Oktober 2017: Entry European Bonsai San Show, Saulieu (F)
  • 19-25 Maart 2018: Demo + Workshops Bonsai Week National Arboretum, Canberra (AUS)
  • 25, 26, 27 Mei 2018: Bonsai Esmeraldas Brazil, Esmeraldas (BRA)
  • 20, 21 Oktober 2018: Workshop Bonsai Lorsch, Lorsch (D)
  • 5 Januari 2019: Winter Bomen presentatie Bonsai Deshima, Nieuwekerk aan den ijsel (NL)
  • 12 januari 2019: Workshop Arigato Bonsai, Oss (NL)
  • 8, 9, 10 Februari 2019: Entry Juniperus itoigawa, Best of 20 year of trophy, Genk (B)
  • 4, 5 mei 2019: Demo + Workshop VBV afdeling Brugge Kust, Oostende (B)
  • 11 mei 2019: Workshop Arigato Bonsai, Oss (NL)
  • 25, 25 mei 2019: Bonsai Arsmode 2019, Aalborg (DK)
  • 30 juni 2019: Bonsai festival Demo experience, Hazerwoude-Dorp (NL)
  • 28 september 2019: Workshop Bonsai T’Veerle, Brecht (B)
  • 15 Oktober 2019: Yama Bonsai 2 maandelijkse workshop te Zonhoven (B)
  • 16 Oktober 2019: Collaboratie samen met Bonsai Association Belgium, workshops te Lummen (B)
  • 26, 27 Oktober 2019: Workshop Bonsai Lorsch, Lorsch (D)
  • 16 November 2019: Demo + Workshop Bonsai vereniging Zuid Holland, Nieuwekerk aan den Ijssel (NL)
  • 8 Januari 2020: Demo Quercus suber Bonsai Association Belgium, Lummen (B)
  • 21, 22 Maart 2020: Workshop Bonsai Lorsch, Lorsch (D) Cancelled due to Corona..
  • 8 Maart 2012: Will Baddeley deadwood workshop
  • 11, 12, 13 juli 2014: Akiyama Class With Akiyama-san and Peter Warren
  • 8 april 2015: Bjorn Bjorholm Workshop
  • 21, 22, 23 november 2015: Will Baddeley deadwood workshop
  • 19,20 maart 2016: Bjorn Bjorholm Workshop
  • 12-13-14 November 2016:Will Baddeley deadwood workshop
  • 18-19 maart 2017: Bjorn Bjorholm Workshop
  • 25 Maart 2017-…: Manuel Germade Bonsai Class Belgium
  • 15-17 September 2018: Will Baddeley deadwood Workshop
  • 26-28 September 2019: Will Baddeley deadwood Workshop