First of all, an important diary date :
Ikebana Masterclass at the Melbourne Now exhibition
On Monday 16 December five Melbourne Ikebana schools will demonstrate at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV International), 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, as part of the Melbourne Now exhibition.
There will be two sessions in the Community Hall, which is located in the foyer on the ground floor
11 am Ohara school
2 pm Ichiyo school
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At the last general meeting for 2013 of our I. I. Chapter we had a very festive array of celebratory arrangements...….
.......an Ohara arrangement using vibrant peonies, finished with gold and silver mizuhiki
.......an arrangement using the traditional New Year colours, red, white and green
.....pine, as a symbol of longevity, is often used in arrangements at this time of year