投稿者: shunwaii

TFC Ikebana Exhibition in April 2023「花を通じての友好」いけばな展 2023

Ikebana Exhibition 2023 “Friendship through Flowers”

April 15, 2023 (Saturday)               Pre-opening exhibition

April 16, 2023 (Sunday)                 Opening ceremony, Workshop and Exhibition

Venue:  Tokyo Metropolitan Theater, Gallery 1

The event was held at a venue where many people can visit. It was a collaboration of “Ikebana” and “Calligraphy”, the traditional cultures of which we are proud.

At the opening ceremony, the wife of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Yuko Hayashi, the wife of the Angola Ambassador, the President of the Ikebana International Headquarters, and the President of   Tokyo founding Chapter cut the ribbon.

In addition, the president of TFC gave an ikebana demonstration with the students of the Tokyo Metropolitan Setagaya General High School’s Ikebana Club and the son of the Tunisian Ambassador. We hope that this event disseminated Japanese culture to people across generations and countries.

At the same time, calligraphy performance and the workshop by calligrapher, Katsuhiro Miike was held.

The ikebana workshops were organized by Mr. Rishi Otsuka, the Iemoto of Koryu Katabamikai, and Ms. Shoei Fujisawa, the Iemoto of the Soshoryu.  The participants fully enjoyed and tried the arts earnestly.


『Ikebana Exhibition 2023 花を通じての友好』

2023年4月15日(土) プレオープン 展示

2023年4月16日(日) オープニングセレモニー、体験と展示

会場: 東京芸術劇場 (池袋駅直結) 5F ギャラリー1





いけばな体験では、古流かたばみ会家元 大塚理司先生、華道草照流家元 藤澤照瑛先生、書道体験は書道家三池克祐先生が講師をしてくださり、多くの参加者が真剣に取り組まれました。






TFC plans major Ikebana Exhibition on 15 and 16 April with many members and friends.


Visitors are more than welcome and can join workshop of Ikebana and calligraphy. Please see the details in the following. 



March Monthly Meeting / 3月例会 2023

The March Monthly Meeting

March 22, 2023(Wednesday)         Venue: The Embassy of the Republic of Angola

The Ikebana demonstration was given by Ms. Toko Adachi, Second Grand Flower Master of the Adachi Kagei School on the theme, ‘Hanagoromo’.  A bright spring was created in the venue by the demonstration with a music performance by Ms. Ichiko Tanaka (clarinetist), Ms. Mayumi Hosaka (flute player), Ms. Yoko Ito (piano player) and Ms. Naomi Takahashi, representatives of Ange Musique.



2023年3月22日(水)                会場: アンゴラ共和国大使館

花芸安達流二代主宰 安達曈子先生によるいけばなデモンストレーションを開催しました。

いけばなのテーマは 「花衣」でAnge Musique (アンジェミュジーク) 代表の田中伊知子様(クラリネット奏者)と保坂真弓様(フルート奏者)、伊藤陽子様(ピアノ演奏)、高橋奈織美様の演奏と共に明るい春を演出されました。












February Monthly Meeting / 2月例会 2023

The February Monthly Meeting

February 22, 2023(Wednesday)     Venue: The official residence of Indonesian Ambassador

Ms. Kazuko Nakada, the Master Instructor of the Sogetsu Headquarters gave the demonstration on the theme, ‘Joining the World together with Ikebana’.  Her ingenuity and vivid handwork decorated the venue, and the ambassadors’ wives arranged a bunch of anthurium and New Zealand Flax.

After that, a fashion show was held to introduce the works of Ms. Hatsumi Yoshida.

Some of the TFC members walked the runway gracefully and lightly as models.



2023年2月22日(水)                会場: インドネシア共和国大使公邸

草月流本部講師 中田和子師範によるいけばなデモンストレーションが行われました。









お知らせ I.I. Fair on TV program フェア取材のテレビ放映予定

I.I.Fair2022 in TV program on 21 January

フェア2022 取材放映のお知らせ

TFC press announcement

The TBS program “Koushitsu (Imperial Family) Album” will feature Ikebana International Fair 2022 held last month, among other news and reports in the program between 5:15-5:30 a.m., Saturday January 21, 2023.


1/21(土) 朝5:15-5:30、TBSのT V番組「皇室アルバム」、 番組タイトル「第3221集 佳子様28歳に」の放送の最後の方に、IIフェア2022のことが放送される予定です。どうぞご覧ください。

Ikebana International Fair 2022

Ikebana International Fair 2022

December 12, 2022 (Monday)        Venue: Royal Park Hotel

With the presence of Ikebana International Honorary President, H.I.H. Princess Takamado, the Governor of Tokyo, Ms. Yuriko Koike, the spouse of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Yuko Hayashi,  Ambassadors, spouses of Ambassadors, and Iemotos attended the opening ceremony.

This time, the wife of the Tunisian Ambassador, Mme. Houda Kallel Elloumi, took on the role of Chairperson of the Fair. Ikebana exhibition by 32 Ikebana Iemotos and a bazaar with the cooperation of 40 embassies were organized.  The proceeds from the embassy bazaar were donated to the areas affected by natural disasters in Japan. In addition, for the first time in three years, we had an entertainment and a raffle.

For the raffle prizes, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the companies, embassies, ikebana schools, and members who have provided us with many attractive prizes, including Okinawa pair accommodation tickets with air tickets.

This fair is a good opportunity to spread the beauty of Ikebana to the world as well as to know the culture of each country through the bazaar supported by the embassies.



2022年12月12日(月)                  会場:ロイヤルパークホテル(水天宮) 3F








November Monthly Meeting / 11月例会 2022

The November Monthly Meeting  

“Ikebana Demonstration by Members,”

November 16, 2022 (Wednesday) 

Venue: The multipurpose hall “ESPACIO MEXICANO” of the Embassy of Mexico


The first group Mme. Kaire JURGENSON, the wife of the Estonian Ambassador, and Ms. Ekuko Odake (Sogetsu school).

The second groupMme. Hanan ABUBAKR, the wife of the Egyptian Ambassador, and Ms. Noriko Yasuhara (Ohara school)

The third groupMme. Nuning Wahyuniati AKHMADI, the wife of the Indonesian Ambassador and Ms. Emi Yoshimura (European Flower Academy)

The fourth groupMs. Nobuko Usui (Ohara School) and Ms. Noriko Kira (Sogetsu School)

While listening to the stories of eight people, we enjoyed gorgeous and unique ikebana.

As a souvenir for everyone, we presented agave syrup, which is good for the body and made from agave.




2022年11月16日(水) 会場:メキシコ大使館 多目的ホール「ESPACIO MEXICANO」

【第1グループ】 エストニア大使夫人 Mme. Kaire JURGENSON、小竹永恭子様(草月流)

【第2グループ】 エジプト大使夫人 Mme. Hanan ABUBAKR、安原典子様(小原流)

【第3グループ】 インドネシア大使夫人 Mme. Nuning Wahyuniati AKHMADI、吉村恵美様(ヨーロピアンフ                       ラワーアカデミー)

【第4グループ】          臼井延子様(小原流)、吉良紀子様(草月流)




October Monthly Meeting / 10月例会 2022

Sakura tree planting ceremony

October 12, 2022 (Wednesday)

Venue: (in the morning): The official residence of Indian Ambassador

It was held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the independence of India and the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and India. In the presence of H.I.H. Princess Takamado, Honorary President of Ikebana International, His Excellency Mr. Sanjay Kumar Verma, Ambassador of India, Mme. Gunjan Verma, the spouse of Ambassador, Mrs. Yuko Kishida, the spouse of the Prime Minister, and Dr. Yuko Hayashi, the spouse of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, we planted a Sakura tree called Kanzan. This tree planting also used funds from the Green Campaign. As a proof of the friendship between Japan and India, I hope that it will take root and grow into splendid flowers.

植樹祭 インド独立75周年・日印国交樹立70周年記念


会場: (午前)インド大使公邸(新宿区西早稲田)

いけばなインターナショナル名誉総裁 高円宮妃久子殿下ご臨席の下、サンジェイ・クマール・ヴァルマ大使閣下、グンジャン・ヴァルマ大使夫人、内閣総理大臣夫人 岸田裕子様、外務大臣夫人 林裕子様のご出席を賜わり、関山(カンザン)という八重桜を植樹いたしました。この植樹は「グリーンキャンペーン」の資金を使いました。日本とインドの友好の証として、根をはり立派に成長し見事な花を咲かせてくれることを願います。


The October Monthly Meeting

October 12, 2022 (Wednesday)

Venue: (in the afternoon): The Auditorium of the Embassy of India

The theme of the ikebana demonstration by Ms. Hakuyo Abiru, Assistant Professor of the Council of the Ohara Professors of Ohara School, was ‘Sparkling Autumn Breeze’ and a gorgeous and calm ikebana work was completed.


会場: (午後)インド大使館講堂(千代田区九段南)











September Monthly Meeting / 9月例会 2022


2022年9月25日(日)                会場: 渋谷文化総合センター大和田 伝承ホール

今期第1回目の例会が開催されました。いけばな松風 副家元の塚越応駿先生のダイナミックないけばなのデモンストレーションは、後藤魂氏(ピアノ)、片野吾朗氏(ベース)、林哲郎氏(サックス)の各ジャズ奏者のアドリブ演奏と共に響き合い、私たちの目と耳を惹きつけました。



The September Monthly Meeting

September 25, 2022 (Sunday)        Venue: Densho Hall, Shibuya Cultural Center Owada

We held our first regular meeting for this term. The demonstrations by the Iemoto Designate of SHOFU School of Ikebana, Mr. Oshun Tsukagoshi captivated the audience, and jazz musicians, Mr. Tamashii Goto (piano), Mr. Goro Katano (bass), and Mr. Tetsuro Hayashi (sax), colored the three demonstrations with their improvisation. After that Mme. Anna Högberg, the spouse of Swedish Ambassador, joined the performance with her beautiful voice.

The collaboration between ikebana demonstration and performance of jazz music on stage attracted the attendees and received many compliments.






Scroll to top