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From the IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL 11th WORLD CONVENTION
The 11th World Convention of Ikebana International was held in Okinawa from 12th to 17th April 2017. Among the events were demonstrations by the Iemotos of seven ikebana schools. Below are the final stage presentations of three of them.  Ohara School Ichiyo...

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April meeting
At the meeting on 11th April the theme was 'Autumn in a basket'. A demonstration was given by Lara Telford, which was followed by a workshop. Lara presented several arrangements on this theme including using fruiting branches.  Lara arranging cumquat in an ...

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MARCH 2017
At the meeting held on Tuesday 14th March the Melbourne Chapter celebrated its 58th birthday. President Chieko Yazaki reminded members of the founding of the Chapter in 1959 by Norman Sparnon who had returned from Japan to Australia in the early 1950's. He ...

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FEBRUARY 2017
The guest speaker for the first meeting of 2017 was Tracy Bradford, an Art Therapist who works at the Toorak Uniting Church's, Kinross Art Centre . With an audience of 38 enthusiastic members paying close attention, she  taught   us the beginnings of how to...

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8th NOVEMBER 2016
At the final meeting for 2016 our guest speaker was from the charity Cottage by the Sea which supports children who are disadvantaged. This is a charity that the Melbourne chapter has supported for the last several years.  The demonstration was given by Lee...

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OCTOBER MEETING
The guest speaker at our October meeting was the French born florist and potter Mr  Jean-Noel Cuzzucoli , who in addition to making ceramics, also teaches pottery at his shop-front in the small town of Monbulk. At the meeting he told us that he was the thir...

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Celebrating our senior members
The theme of the September meeting was 'Professor Sadler's Ikebana Passion'. Rosemary Farrelly and Pat Hetrel introduced his book, "The Art of Flower Arrangement of Japan" , written by Professor Sadler in 1933. Rosemary's  husband, who became a fluent Japan...

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION Sessions B and C
The following photographs are of the individual ikebana works in Session B ,  which took  place from Friday 9th to Monday 12th September. The opening session which includes the larger works is in the previous blog  posting at the bottom of this page. Julie ...

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION Session A
This year's annual exhibition of the Melbourne Chapter of Ikebana International opened on Tuesday 6th September. The exhibition is taking place in three sessions over 10 days closing on Friday 16th September.  The Chapter President Chieko Yazaki welcomed Ms...

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HIROSHIMA PEACE DAY SERVICE
On Sunday 7th August a service was held at St Paul's Cathedral Melbourne for which large ikebana arrangements were created by member's of Ikebana International, Melbourne Chapter. The service was attended by the Deputy Consul-General of Japan Mr Takeshi Tan...
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