Time & Location
About the Event
Date: Sunday, April 11
Time: 10 am - 12 pm (check in: 9:45 am)
$45 General / $40 Member
(includes Garden Admissiion)
Ikebana (生け花, 活け花, "arranging flowers" or "making flowers alive") is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is also known as Kadō (華道, "way of flowers").
Flowers brighten your days. Learn traditional Japanese flower art, Ikebana, in our beautiful garden. Lead by master Ikebana teacher, Ping Wei, you will learn the essential Japanese flower arranging and the meaning of flowers.
Basic Moribana Style, upright or slanting. A suiban and a kenzan are needed. (You can purchase from Japanese Friendship Garden Gift Shop)
Nageire Style, with cross bar fixture. A simple straight up tall vase is neended (You can piurchase from JFG GIft Shop)
Moribana Free Style: A Suiban and a Kenzan are needed.
Nageire Style with vertical bar techinique. A tall vase is needed.
The workshop includes three parts. First, Ping Wei sensei will discuss the principles of ikebana while demonstrating examples of flower setting. Second, you will do your own creations with your free spirits. Then Ping Wei sensei will conduct evaluation of your arrangements to help you further understand Ikebana aesthetics.
All floral materials are provided except containers. Bring your own container.