Germán Gómez


He began his career in the world of Bonsai in 1988. At the beginning of the 90's he took two design and training courses in Iberbonsai, where he coincided with the assistance and workshops of John Naka. He was collaborator of the recently appeared magazine in Spain Bonsai Autóctono and member of the Valencian Association of Bonsai from its beginnings in 1994.

He attended and participated as exhibitor in the XXV European Bonsai Congress, where he personally met Saburo Kato. In 1995 he founds his own nursery, Medibonsaiand begins his journey as a bonsai professional.


He has been practicing the technique of soil cultivation of different species for bonsai since 1998. In the 2000's he increased and expanded his facilities and introduced one of his favorite species: the ullastre. From this point on, he starts to travel to different European nurseries from where he imports Japanese species such as maples, junipers, pines, etc.

Since 2005 he travels to Japan annually, where he increases his training and regularly imports bonsais for his nursery and is introduced in the world of pots, currently being one of the specialties of Medibonsai.

In 2010-11 he presides the association Bonsai Paterna, organizing the exhibition corresponding to that year of this entity. Member of the Nippon Bonsai Association, Inc. and of the Unione Bonsaisti Italiani (UBI).

In recent years he has actively participated in the world of exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, achieving with his trees important awards such as:

- 1st Prize 1st Edition Bonsai Contest Paterna 2008 (Valencia).

- 1st Prize Nishikiten 2009 (Barcelona).

- Nishikiten Composition Award 2009 (Barcelona).

- Masterpiece Competition Alcobendas 2010 (Madrid).

- Special Mention Paterna 2011 (Valencia).

- Mention of Merit of the European Bonsai Association in Noelanders Trophy 2012 (Belgium).

- 1st Prize Alcobendas Competition 2012 (Madrid).

- Masterpiece in collaboration with Pedro Paes, Alcobendas Competition 2012 (Madrid).

- Mention of Merit in collaboration with Pedro Paes, Noelanders Trophy 2013 (Belgium).

- 1st Prize UBI and IBS to the Best Bonsai at the XII Trofeo Arcobonsai Italia 2013.

- 1st Prize category chuhin Nishikiten 2013.

- 3rd Prize chuhin category Niemeyer 2013.

- 1st Prize in the Kifu category at Noelandanders Trophy 2014.

- UBI Award best tree in Italy (Torino).

- 1st Prize IBS Arcobonsai Italy 2014 and Arcobonsai Italy Prize "I defend the Olive Tree".

- Masterpiece in Saulieu 2014.

- Alcobendas Chuhin Category Award 2015.

- Masterpiece at Noelanders Trophy 2015.

- 1st Prize UBI Italy (Marostica) 2015.

- Mention of Merit UBI Italy (Marostica) 2015.

- Silver Medal Chuhin and Silver Medal Day National Congress of Germany.

- Masterpiece Noelanders Trophy 2016.

- 1st Prize in the category Kifu Noelanders Trophy 2018.

- Masterpiece Noelanders Trophy 2018.

Currently he has increased his dedication to his nursery Medibonsai and the tasks involved, for several years teacher and tutor of his school Medibonsai and founder and president of UBE (Spanish Bonsai Union).

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