We are delighted to announce a special summer Ikebana workshop, the traditional and ancient Japanese art of flower arrangement, by using the summer seasonal ,Japanese Allium Dancing Tancho.
In Ikebana, certain flowers are considered symbolic when displayed in a seasonal context; In Japanese culture, allium symbolizes patience, prosperity and good fortune.
A certified Master from Ohara School of Japan will explain and demonstrate the symbolism of dancing allium i in Japan and instruct how to emphasize the natural, and graceful beauty of this native flower in Ikebana style.
All participants will be able to create and compose their own Ikebana floral arrangement using the technique and style taught by the instructor.
Flowers used at the workshop will be provided- Japanese Pin (kenzan) will be available for purchase upon request.
About the Instructor
Hosted by Harue Oki; a certified Second Master in Ikebana. She continued a family tradition when beginning Ikebana at the age of fifteen. Ms. Oki completed her education at Japan’s renowned Ohara School of Ikebana. Ms. Oki has worked in many countries, most recently teaching and exhibiting her work in London, Paris and Tokyo. She has recently established a private practice here in Dubai where she teaches non-Japanese speaking students using her trilingual skills in Japanese, English and French. Through teaching Ikebana, Ms. Oki also imparts many aspects of Japanese arts and culture.
Matcha drinks will be served at Workshop - (extra charge).