Latin American & Caribbean Bonsai Federation (FELAB)

After the first World Bonsai Congress in Japan in 1989 when WBFF was created a group of Latin American bonsai enthusiast was appointed to create a Federation in order to become a region to be part of WBFF.

In February of 1992, in the city of Cali, Colombia with participants from Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Peru, Uruguay and Colombia FELAB was created.

The main objective of this organization is to promote the dissemination of knowledge of the art of Bonsai, its philosophy and the specific techniques with the aim of developing this art, Bonsai organizations and individuals through the educational and cultural means multinational friendship, understanding and goodwill between members of FELAB and other organizations of the world of bonsai.

Our Region includes all countries in the Caribbean and South America.


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We do have a Regional web page for more information. Our official language on that page is Spanish www.felab.com

FELAB Member Club 2021 - 2024

ABA now has representation in the following countries and individuals, with contact details.    
Country Club Name Contact Role Email
Argentina Bonsai Argento Sergio Luciani - bonsaiargento@gmail.com
Argentina Pueblo Bonsai Cristian Cangaro - bonsaiplatense@iclud.com
Barbados Bonsai Club de Barbados Kaye Hall / Debbi Hall - -
Chile Club NeoBonsai Chile Christian Rasse - neobonsaichile1@gmail.com
Colombia Escuela Bonsai Ya Nicolas Lara - bonsai@bonsai-ya.co
Colombia Club de Amigos del Bonsai Cali, Kibo Bonsai German Arellano 2d Vicepresident FELAB arellanogerman@hotmail.com
Costa Rica Asociacion Costarricense de Bonsai (ACOBONSAI) Esteban Campos - bonsaicamon@gmail.com
Costa Rica Bonsai Lifestyle Studio> Lilly Tello Ortiz - limartello@hotmail.com
Cuba Cultivadores de Bonsai Habana/td> Jorge Guerra Pensado - bunjin_do95@yahoo.com
Cuba Grupo de Cultores Club Cuba Bonsai Yusniel Humberto Fernandez - yusnielhcubabonsai036@gmail.com
Ecuador Asociacion Bonsai de Quito Eduardo Asanza - -
Ecuador Bonsai Studio Guayaquil Laura Lorena Gutierrez - lauralorena2005@hotmail.com
Ecuador Club Bonsai Cuenca Boris Goerke - clubbonsaicuenca@gmail.com
Ecuador Club Bonsai Guayaquil Cecilia Vera Arbaiza - bonsaiguayaquil@gmail.com
El Salvador Club ProBonsai de El Salvador Mauricio Alejandro Mejia - -
Mexico Balam Bonsai Club Consuelo Ruedas - consueloruedas778@gmail.com
Mexico Bonsaimex Jose Ma. Cordero - jcordero_@hotmail.com
Mexico Club Bonsai Chapala Alfonzo Mendoza - megabonsai@hotmail.com
Mexico Club Bonsai Guadalajara Alejandro Arellano Lopez Secretary FELAB clubbonsaiguadalajara@hotmail.com
Mexico Club Bonsai Tropical Enrique Castaño President FELAB ecs7768@yahoo.com
Mexico Kame House Alejandro Ramirez - ar7013137@gmail.com
Mexico Kodama Bonsai Estudio Hugo Zamora Luna - bonsaibunjin@yahoo.com
Panama Asociacion de Bonsai de Panama Oscar Ucros - asociacionbonsaipanama@gmail.com
Panama Bonsai Panama Emilde Vargas - tallerbonsaipanama@gmail.com
Panama tallerbonsaipanama@gmail.com Margie A. Cohem - -
Peru Club Peruano del Bonsai Juan Carlos Salazar - jcarlos.salazar69@gmail.com
Peru Club Peruano del Bonsai
El Verdadero Arte del Bonsai
Henry Chavez Prada - henryhumbertochavez@yahoo.com
Puerto Rico Bonsai Caribeño Jose E. Rodriguez - sanbonsai@gmail.com
Puerto Rico FEBOPRI Study Group Pedro J Morales - peybonsai@aol.com
Republica Dominicana Club Bonsai Nativo Roberto Sandro Rivera - clubbonsainativo@gmail.com
Republica Dominicana Club Dominicano del Bonsai Leandro Pichardo - leomarco@gmail.com
Venezuela Higurashi Jardineria Creativa Fernando Moncada - nandomoncada@gmail.com
Venezuela Nacho Marin Bonsai School Nacho Marin - nachomarinosante@gmail.com
Venezuela Sociedad Venezolana de Bonsai Antonio Rodriguez - sociedad.v.b@gmail.com
Individual Members
Country Club Name Contact Role Email
Ecuador - Yunan Yenchong - -
Guatemala - Corcal Trees - info@corcaltrees.com
Panama - Barbara Bernal - bambybonsai@gmail.com
Republica Dominicana - Victor Liriano 1st Vicepresident FELAB victor@arteluzsa.com