June 24, 2009

Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging) photos

This past Saturday, the Seattle Branch of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana was at the Burke Museum demonstrating Ikebana, or the Japanese art of flower arrangement. These photos from the afternoon show off some of the beautiful work done by Aiko Ii, who has been teaching Ikebana in Seattle since 1956. A representative from the local Japanese Consulate were also here most of the day, watching the demonstrations.


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Lovely flowers! Wish someone also send me like that. Anyway, I've been looking for topics as interesting as this. Looking forward to your next post.


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i love the last photo. what a nice flowers arrangement.

Atif said...

what a fantastic arrangement and wonderful flowers.i really impressed by this shout.

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I think ikebana developed from Buddhist flower offering rituals dating back to the 6th century. Initially these offerings were informal

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