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Aibi Ikebana 6th Annual Group Exhibition

On June 8th and 9th the Aibi Ikebana group held its 6th annual group exhibition, for the first time in Nagai sensei’s newly restored space, ‘Showa no Ie’. In previous years we had held the exhibitions in a community center … Continue reading

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Nihonbi’s Ikebana classes starting this spring!

I’m very excited to finally be offering regular Ikebana classes starting this week! As the new green leaves and spring flowers are growing all around, what a better season to engage in this meditative and relaxing form of creative expression. … Continue reading

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My life as a “global nomad”- Nihonbi in Tokyo Shimbun

On Monday, December 5th, a photo and brief article about my life and activities appeared on the back page of the Tokyo Shimbun. It was written by Kawasaki Kozo san, who was introduced to me by Stephane of Ocharaka. He … Continue reading

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Why Ikebana? Reflections on my adventures with flowers

Ikebana has existed as a uniquely Japanese art form for approximately 600 years. The earliest known text, Sendensho, is a compilation of Ikebana forms and practices covering the years from 1443 to 1536. For someone from a culture as new … Continue reading

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