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Ikebana Exhibition

The Ikebana Exhibition by TFC members was held at KKR Hotel in Tokyo on 16th April 2018.
Many TFC members participated in this Flower Exhibition.
The ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted by I.I.Headquarters
President Ms.Diana Salansky and I.I.Tokyo Founding Chapter President Ms.Misako Ishii.
The Exhibition, attended by over 300 guests including Iemoto of the Ikebana School and the wives of the ambassadors, was a great success.
Many guests could enjoy the flower workshop and the White Elephant sale and the Bake sale were also successfully sold out.
Thank you very much for your support.



会員の花展作品はこちら Ikebana Photo Gallery


The annual Ikebana International Fair was held on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Royal Park Hotel (Nihonbashi), under the auspices of Fair Chairperson Madam Rahel Zewdie Sleeuwagen, wife of the ambassador of Belgium. A main feature was 37 ikebana arrangements by ikebana iemotos. The Royal Hall was filled with participants and guests from all over Japan visiting and enjoying international booths of 24 embassies, and booths of domestic chapters and Tokyo Founding Chapter as well as participating shops.
This year, we introduced a special entertainment, World Tea/Coffee Ceremonies featuring Arabian Coffee, Ethiopian Coffee, and Japanese Tea, and there was a European style table setting presentation and a traditional Kimono Dressing show of Japanese bridal costume and Juni-hitoe (twelve-layered ceremonial kimono). The entertainment was a piano concert by Ms. Ayako Morita and Ethiopian dancing by the Moka Ethiopia dance group.
At the Ikebana International New Year Luncheon on January 18, 2018 hosted by Ikebana International Headquarters, the proceeds from the international booths and international table were donated to people affected by the heavy rain disaster in northern Kyushu in July 2017, the donation accepted by Mr. Hiroshi Ogawa, governor of Fukuoka Prefecture, who attended the donation ceremony.

恒例のいけばなインターナショナルフェアが、2017年12月4日(月)、ロイヤルパークホテル(日本橋)で開催されました。今年度のフェア委員長は、ベルギー大使夫人 ラヘル・ゼウディ様が務められました。日本を代表する37のいけばなの家元作品が展示されました。ロイヤルホールは、24ヶ国の大使夫人によるインターナショナルブース、各国大使館のご協力によるインターナショナルテーブル、東京支部会員による手工芸品の販売、いけばなインターナショナル国内支部のブース、そして多種多様の店舗で賑わいました。日本のお抹茶以外に、カタール大使夫人によるアラビアコーヒーセレモニー、エチオピア大使夫人によるエチオピアコーヒーセレモニー、イエメン大使夫人による水の儀式、ヨーロッパスタイルのテーブルセッティングのプレゼンテーション、12単衣、花嫁衣装など、日本の伝統的な着物の着付け等のエンターテインメントも開催いたしました。また、エンターテインメントでは、守田絢子様によるピアノコンサート、モカ・エチオピアダンスグループによる、エチオピアダンスも披露されました。


Ikebana Exhibition

TFC members’ Ikebana Exhibition was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar in Japan on March 3. 2017. 61 TFC members participated in this event. The Ikebana International President Junko Katano and Ms. Yuko Kishida visited this exhibition. The ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted by Ms. Rosette Lalatiana RASOAMANARIVO, Ms. Yuko Kishida and TFC President Ms. Noriko Kira to celebrate the opening of the Exhibition.
Many guests visited the Embassy and enjoyed the Ikebana Exhibition. The visitors also enjoyed shopping various indigenous products of Madagascar such as Vanilla Sticks and handicrafts.
The success of this exhibition owes much to Ms. Rosette Lalatiana RASOAMANARIVO, Charge d’ Affaires of Madagascar Embassy devoted cooperation.


TFC会員によるいけばな展が3月3日に、ラソアマナリヴォ ロゼット ララティアナ代理大使の御計らいで、マダカスカル大使館で開催されました。TFC会員61名が参加しました。片野順子いけばなインターナショナル会長及び、岸田裕子外務大臣夫人が来賓されました。ラソアマナリヴォ ロゼット ララティアナ、マダカスカル代理大使、岸田裕子外務大臣夫人、吉良紀子東京支部長によりテープカットがされました。
沢山のゲストの皆様に大使館にお越し頂き、多くのいけばなを御覧頂きました。また、マダカスカル産のバニラビーンズやハンディークラフトグッズのお買い物を楽しまれました。いけばな展は、ラソアマナリヴォ ロゼット ララティアナ代理大使の御厚意により、成功裡に終わりました。


The annual I.I.Fair was held at Royal Park Hotel on Monday December 5, under the auspices of Fair Chairperson Cristina Escala, wife of the Ambassador of Peru. Thirty five Ikebana works by Japanese representative school Iemotos were exhibited. The venue, Royal Hall, was occupied by the international booths which twenty three Ambassadors spouses, the I.I. Headquarters, domestic Chapters, and many kinds of enterprises held. We had an entertainment of the Peruvian Folk Dance and Music, followed by the raffle. Towards 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, 「KIMONO PROJECT」 is to express 196 countries with Kimono and Obi (Sash worn with a kimono ). This time, at the fair, Kimono and Obi having a design of Peru’s world heritage was exhibited in the lobby. Finally, the proceeds of the international booth went to the people who were affected by Kumamoto earthquake.

今年も恒例のいけばなインターナショナルフェアが12月5日(月)ロイヤルパークホテルで開催されました。今年度のフェア委員長は駐日ペルー共和国大使夫人クリスティーナ、エスカラ様が務められました。日本を代表する35のいけばなの家元作品が展示されました。ロイヤルホールは、23ヶ国の大使夫人によるインターナショナルブース、いけばなインターナショナル本部、国内支部、そして多種多様の店舗で賑わいました。 ペルーのフォークダンスと音楽に続いて、ワッフルの抽選会が行われました。2020年東京オリンピック、パラリンピックに向けて、196ヶ国を着物と帯で表現する「KIMONO PROJECT」が企画されています。その中でペルーの世界遺産を図案として織り込んだ着物と帯がロビーに展示されました。尚、インターナショナルのブースの収益は、熊本地震の被災者の方々に寄付されました。



Receiving a request from The University of Tokyo International Headquarters international Planning Division, TFC members gave a demonstration and workshop at KAITOKUKAN in Tokyo University Campus to the wives of people coming from ACEAN countries to attend an international conference.
First, Mrs.Okawara, the TFC member arranged Moribana using a Kenzann (needle pinholder for flowers) and Nageire using a vase while explaining Ikebana.
Secondly, the TFC member Mrs. Silvia exhibited Ikebana free style using a cellophane.
After two demonstrations, participants did the workshop with a vase containing an oasis.
Although there was a bit of a struggle at first , they arranged their works eagerly, they were able to finish satisfying works.
TFC members and participants spent an unforgettable day through Ikebana. We will continue this project as an annual project.



Ikebana Exhibition

Ikebana Exhibition by TFC members for the Commemoration of 60th Anniversary was held at Aoyama Diamond Hall on March 16. 113 participants, including iemotos and people related embassies, displayed their creative work.
In the cafe corner, the activities of the TFC displayed throughout the day by the slideshow.
Free ikebana lesson workshops were popular, and more than 30 women from diplomatic communities in Japan participated. First, there was a lecture of Ikebana by Mrs. Tsujii Mika of Saga Goryu. After that, three of schools’ teachers taught Ikebana each tables.
White Elephant sale was very successful. It gained a record profit. We greatly appreciate your kind cooperation.


3月16日(水)青山ダイヤモンドホールにて、いけばなインターナショナル東京支部60周年記念  会員による花展が開催されました。10流派家元、4大使館を含め113名が参加し、賑やかな花展となりました。


The annual I.I. Fair was held at Tokyo Prince Hotel on Monday, December 7. H.I.H. Princess Takamado, Ikebana International Honorary President, honored us with her presence at the Fair. Madam Dewi L.lhza Mahendra, the wife of the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Japan, was Fair 2015 Chairperson, and Ms.Tamaki Morii was Coordinator. Iemotos of 35 Ikebana schools participated to display Ikebana Exhibition. The embassies of 25 countries, 3 domestic chapters and 4 charitable organizations also participated. There were 26 various shops and TFC member’s booths. The proceeds from embassies booths will be donated to UNICEF and Oxfam.
In the afternoon, participants enjoyed the raffle and the entertainment with traditional Indonesian dance.

恒例のI.I.フェアは、I.I.名誉総裁高円宮妃久子殿下の御臨席を賜り,12月7日[月]に東京プリンスホテルで開催されました。デビイ ルシアナ イーサ マヘンドラ駐日インドネシア共和国大使夫人をフェア委員長にお迎えして、森井環コーディネータのもと、35流派のお家元による花展、25か国の大使館、3国内支部、4福祉団体などのバザー、バラエテーに富んだ26の出店、会員による手作りのコーナーなどで華やかな会場となりました。大使館の売上はオックスファムジャパンとユにセフに寄付されます。


Under a winter sky, Fair 2014 was opened to the warm welcome of large numbers of guests. H.I.H. Princess Takamado honored us with her presence. One of the Fair’s purposes is to aid UNICEF gather donations for the needy worldwide.
Mme. Maali Siam, the wife of Ambassador of Palestine, provided energy for the success of the Fair as the Chairperson.
A number of traditional Palestinian fashions were shown during dances and a fashion show as part of the entertainment. In Magnolia Hall, works by Iemotos of 34 different schools were exhibited, while in ‘Ho-Oh-No-Ma’ a bazaar was held including booths from over 30 different embassies and many domestic vendors. Guests had great fun enjoying shopping and raffles.



Ikebana International Fair 2013 was held at the Tokyo Prince Hotel on the rainy December 10th. Every participant enjoyed this event including ikebana exhibition by 35 Iemotos of ikebana school, shopping at 20 Embassy booths, performance of Swiss music and exciting raffle lottery.


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