2018

 

 

Best Japan Living 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