2018

2018 Seishincho Festival Exhibition

 

Date: September 15 & 16, 2018

Opening: Sept 15; 12 noon   Closing: Sept 16; 3:00 pm

Venue: Seishincho Community Center, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo

Description: We will again have our Annual Ikebana Exhibition as part of the Seishincho Community Center Festival. Our class is under the supervision of Eiko Takayama-sensei (Sogetsu School).  The Ikebana exhibition will be at the ground floor of the community center. There are also different activities to try and enjoy such as a mini-concert (Sept 16); calligraphy, painting and pottery exhibitions (Sept 15 & 16); and tea ceremony sessions (Sept 16). Looking forward to welcoming you at the festival!

Admission Fee: Free

 

 

Best Living Japan Autumn Ikebana Classes

 

 

Date: 11 September to 4 December 2018

Venue: Best Living Japan Studion, Minami-Azabu, Tokyo

Description:  I am partnering again with Best Living Japan for a series of Ikebana classes this coming autumn. For this series, I will share different styles and techniques on how to create Ikebana arrangements inspired by the seasons and special occasions. The autumn class will be composed of four lessons (one per month from September until December). The firs two classes shall focus on celebrating summer and autumn seasons while the remaining two classes will celebrate non-Japanese occasions such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.

To know more about the classes and how to register, please click here.

 

Best Living Japan Ikebana Classes

Best Living Japan

 

Date: 23 January to 10 April 2018

Venue: Minami-Azabu, Tokyo

Description:  Starting January 2018, they will also offer short courses on various fields such as cooking, wellness, career development, interior design, and Japanese culture. I am honored to have the opportunity to share my passion in Ikebana as part of these short courses. I hope you can visit and join us on Tuesdays at 13:00 - 15:00 pm. The Ikebana Short Course will comprise of 10 lessons, one lesson per week starting 23 January until 10 April 2018. Interested participants can sign-up for 4, 8, or 10 classes. Each week I will share Ikebana techniques and styles which they can create at home on daily basis or special occasions.

To register for the classes, please click here.

2017

Voyage: An Ikebana and Pottery Exhibition

Voyage Exhibition

 

Date: September 22 - 24, 2017

Opening: Sept 22; 12 noon Closing: Sept 24; 5:00 pm

Venue: Bashamichi Ohtsu Gallery, Yokohama

Description: Susumu and I will again venture into a new voyage!! This time, we will exhibit and share our crafts in Yokohama where we first met in 2009. For details, please click here.

Exhibition Fee: Free

Workshop Fee: JPY 3,000 per person. Materials and tools included. 

 

See highlights of the event  here.

 

2017 Seishincho Festival Exhibition

 

Date: September 16 & 17, 2017

Opening: Sept 16; 12 noon   Closing: Sept 17; 3:00 pm

Venue: Seishincho Community Center, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo

Description: We will again have our Annual Ikebana Exhibition as part of the Seishincho Community Center Festival. Our class is under the supervision of Eiko Takayama-sensei (Sogetsu School).  The Ikebana exhibition will be at the ground floor of the Community Center. Also, different activities will be conducted such as a mini-concert, painting and pottery exhibitions, and tea ceremony sessions. Everyone is invited to join the festival.

Admission Fee: Free

See our works here.

 

The Walking Belgrade Special Reception

 

Date: June 15, 2017

Venue: The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

Description: The Walking Belgrade is a photo exhibition held at the Embassy of the Republic of Sebia in Shinagawa last 15-23 June 2107. On 15 June, a special reception was organized in line with the exhibit. It was a privilege to create some Ikebana arrangements for the reception.

To read the full story, please click here.

 

Ikebana and Tea Ceremony Spring Workshop

Date: April 2, 2017

Venue: r_cafe Gallery and Studio, Yotsuya-sanchome, Shinjuku

Description: Experience Japanese Culture through Flowers and Tea

Duration: 1.5 - 2 Hours

Part 1: Sogetsu-Style Ikebana Lesson

Part 2: Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony

Workshop Fee: JPY 5,000/person

Materials and tools are included. Pre-registration is required due to limited slots.

To register, please click here.

 

Read the highlights of the workshop here.

 

2016

Ikebana and Tea Ceremony Workshop

Ikebana and

Date: November 26, 2016

Venue: r_cafe Gallery and Studio, Yotsuya-sanchome, Shinjuku

Description: Experience Japanese Culture through Flowers and Tea

Duration: 1.5 - 2 Hours

Part 1: Introduction to Sogetsu-Style Ikebana

Part 2: Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony

Workshop Fee: JPY 5,000/person

Materials and tools are included.Pre-registration is required due to limited slots.

 

Read the highlights of the workshop here.

 

 

 

OKAERI! An Ikebana and Pottery Exhibition

okeari-exhibition

Date: November 11-14, 2016

Venue: r_cafe Gallery and Studio, Yotsuya-sanchome, Shinjuku

Description: My friend Susumu and I have collaborated to showcase our crafts. Please visit our autumn exhibition at r_cafe Gallery and Studio at Yotsuya Sanchome.

Admission Fee: Free

To know more about the event, please click here.

 

 

Annual Autumn Exhibition in Seishincho

Autumn exhbition

Date: September 17 & 18, 2016

Venue: Seishincho Community Center, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo

Description: As part of the Annual Autumn Festival organized by the Seishincho Community Center, our Ikebana class under Eiko Takayama-sensei (Sogetsu School) will have an Ikebana exhibition at the ground floor of the Community Center. Various activities will also be conducted such as a mini-concert, painting and pottery exhibitions, and tea ceremony sessions. Everyone is invited to join the festival.

Admission Fee: Free