The Dual Year is a joint Hispanic-Japanese initiative aimed at intensifying and opening new horizons for centuries-old bilateral relations. Inaugurated in Madrid on June 11 by S.A.R. the Prince of Asturias and S.A.I. the Crown Prince of Japan. The activities that our country develops in Japan officially began with the trip to Tokyo and Fukushima of the president of the Spanish Government in the first days of October 2013. In this way, the Year paid tribute to the departure to Spain of the Keicho Embassy in A month of October, now 400 years ago.

On the occasion of the celebration of the Dual Year Spain – Japan 2013/2014, the Bonsái Museum of Alcobendas Luis Vallejo will hold a bonsai exhibition from December 5 to 31, 2014. This exhibition will be mainly composed of the private collection of Luis Vallejo and masterpieces of Spanish authors. The exhibition will be part of the closing events of the Dual Year Spain – Japan, and will begin with the VII National Bonsai MBA 2014 Contest, which will take place from day 5 to December 8, 2014. All activities and programming The Bonsai Museum of Alcobendas during these dates will be published on the website