カテゴリー: Monthly Meeting 2021-2022

May Monthly Meeting 2022 / 5月例会 2022

May Monthly Meeting

On Wednesday, May 18th, Ikebana Demonstration was given by Mr. Naohiro Kasuya, Headmaster of Ichiyo School of Ikebana at The International House of Japan Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall.

The theme is “Arranging the wind of early summer” and he showed the dynamic and splendid works connecting the inside and outside of the venue.




April Monthly Meeting 2022 / 4月例会 2022

April Monthly Meeting

On April 20th, the Ikebana International Tokyo Founding Chapter held the April Monthly Meeting at Densho Hall  Shibuya-ku Cultural Center Owada.

The theme was the collaboration of Ikebana and Noh play.  The Ikebana demonstration was given by Mr. Kosen Ohtsubo, Ryuseiha and the Noh was performed by Mr. Takao Yamauchi, Hoshoryu Noh actor.  After the Rikka style Ikebana demonstration, the presentation of Noh in general and Noh Music were given, then “Hajitomi (The Wicket Gate)” was performed.  It was a very exciting collaboration while learning Ikebana and Noh.




Ikebana Exhibition by TFC Members March 2022/会員によるいけばな展 2022年3月

The 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between
Japan and Pakistan
Sakura Tree Planting Ceremony and
Ikebana Exhibition by TFC Members

On March 28th, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Pakistan, Sakura Tree Planting Ceremony and Ikebana Exhibition by TFC Members were held at the Embassy of Pakistan with the presence of HIH Princess Takamado.  It became a good opportunity to deepen the ties between Pakistan and Japan and to expand exchanges with many people through Ikebana exhibition by TFC members.
The Sakura planting and Ikebana exhibition will be streamed on YouTube very soon.





April Monthly Meeting 2022 / 4月例会 2022

April Monthly Meeting

We are very sorry that we had to cancel the February Meeting in consideration of your health and safety in the current situation of the Coronavirus spread.  We sincerely hope that you take good care of yourself.  Wishing the situation is getting better, we will hold the April Monthly Meeting, the Collaboration of Ikebana and Noh play.  The Ikebana demonstration will be given by Mr. Kosen Ohtsubo, Ryuseiha. The Noh will be performed by Mr. Takao Yamauchi, Hoshoryu Noh actor.  After the demonstration of Ikebana, the presentation of Noh in general and Noh Music will be given, then, “Hajitomi (The Wicket Gate)” will be performed.  Please join us for this monthly meeting. Depending on the spread of Covid-19, the meeting may be cancelled or the place may be changed.  In that case we will inform you on our website: https://ikebanatokyo.or.jp.  I would appreciate your understanding.

Date:​ Wednesday, April 20th  
          1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

(12:00 Reception desk opens.)  

Place:​ Densho Hall Shibuyaku Cultural Center Owada  23-21, Sakuragaoka, Shibuya-ku 

5-min. walk from JR Shibuya Station West exit

*Ikebana Demonstration by Mr. Kosen Ohtsubo, Designated advisory teacher

*Noh presentation by Mr. Takao Yamauchi , Noh actor of Hoshoryu, and other actors and Noh musicians

Theme: Collaboration of Ikebana and Noh play, Hajitomi    (The Wicket Gate)”

Fee:TFC Member​​  JPY4,000

Other Chapter Member​  JPY4,500

Guest​​​  JPY4,900

Reservation & Payment Deadline: Wednesday, April 13

Cancellation Deadline: Friday, April 15

Please note that a refund is not possible after the cancelation deadline.

TFC Members:

Payment information for TFC’s account at Yucho Bank (Japan Post Bank):

For your reservation and payment, please complete the correspondence column and other necessary information on the payment slip which we sent you before and pay fee(s) into the TFC’s account at Yucho Bank.  Please give your mobile number which can be accessed on the payment slip for emergency contact. Your receipt is your confirmation, so please bring it to the meeting. Please be aware the fee is not refundable in case of unavoidable cancellation of the Meeting due to emergency.


Please contact to TFC office (Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:00~15:00)

Ikebana International Tokyo Founding Chapter

 5F, Misaki Bldg., 3-28-9 Kanda Ogawamachi,​ ​Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0052  ​​    

Tel: 03-3295-0720   Fax: 03-5283-3199





午後1 3時30分 (1200分受付)



JR渋谷駅 西口より徒歩5分

* 龍生派 家元顧問教授、大坪光泉先生によるいけばな デモンストレーション 

* 宝生流 能シテ方 山内崇生様による能のプレゼン テーション、能楽の紹介



会費:東京支部会員​ 4,000

他支部会員​ 4,500

ゲスト(非会員)​ 4,900












101-0052 千代田区神田小川町3-28-9三東(みさき)ビル5F

Tel.03-3295-0720 Fax.03-5283-3199

Special Program January 2022 特別プログラム 2022年1月

January Special Program

Ikebana International Tokyo Founding Chapter Special Program “The bond between India and Japan through flowers” was held at the embassy of India on Thursday, January 20th.

By the direction of Mme. Gunjan Verma, the spouse of ambassador of India, 26 sarees are shown at the fashion show with bouquets which were made by TFC members.  H.E. Ambassador of India, Mr. Sanjay Kumar Verma, Mme. Gunjan Verma, Mrs. Yuko Hayashi, the spouse of minister of foreign affairs, Junko Katano, the president of Tokyo Founding Chapter gave speeches.

We celebrated the confluence of Japanese and Indian tradition through Ikebana and Saree.





T. F. C. November Monthly Meeting いけばなインターナショナル東京支部11月例会

November Monthly Meeting was held on Wednesday, November 17th at the Embassy of Russian Federation. Ikebana Demonstration by TFC members were divided into four groups.
1. Ms. Tatyana PROSVERNIKOVA (Embassy of Russia), Mme. Solange P. WEYA (Embassy of Cote d’Ivoire), Ms. Mieko IKEUCHI (Sogetsu School), and Ms. Kaeko KASUGA (Kadouiemoto Ikenobo)
2. Mme. Maria de Fatima Lima XAVIER (Embassy of Angola), Mr. Takahiko NODA (Ikusei-ryu), and Mr. Kazuki IGARASHI (NISSHINRYU)
3. Mme. Momoe FRITZ (Embassy of Micronesia), Ms. Takako MITOBE (Chikoryu), and Ms. Yoshie NOMURA (Ohara School)
4. Ms. Ikkei WATANABE (Senke Koryu Fuyoukai Iemoto)
The diverse Ikebana attracted the audience. We express our sincere thanks to the Embassy of Russian Federation and demonstrators.

11月例会は、11月17日水曜日、ロシア大使館で開催されました。TFC 会員によるいけばなデモンストレーションは、4つのグループにわかれて行われました。
グループ1: タチヤーナ プロスヴェルニコワ様(ロシア連邦公使夫人)、ソランジ ウェア 様(コートジボワール共和国大使夫人)、池内 三重子 様(草月流)、春日 佳永子 様(華道家元池坊)
グループ2:  マリア ドゥ ファティマ シャヴィエール 様(アンゴラ共和国大使夫人)、 野田 貴彦 様(郁生流)、五十嵐 一起 様(日新流)
グループ3: モモエ フリッツ 様(ミクロネシア連邦大使夫人)、水戸部 孝子 様(知香流)、 野村 由恵 様(小原流)
グループ4: 渡部 一溪 様(千家古流芙蓉会 家元)

October Monthly Meeting / 10月例会 2021

On Friday October 1st, thanks to the spouse of Ambassador of Angola, Mme. Maria de Fatima Xavier, October Monthly Meeting was held at the Embassy of the republic of Angola. The Ikebana demonstration was given by Mr. Rijo Miyamoto, Iemoto Designate, Koryu Toyokai Suibokukatemae and Mr. Gaso Sawai, Iemoto Designate, Ikuseiryu on the theme of “To the Future – Challenge of the Next Generation”. Mr. Miyamoto explained Ikebana with using a projector and showing the real demonstration. Mr. Sawai demonstrated with the music of Ms. Yuki Yan. It was a great chance to know the possibility for future ikebana demonstration.

古流東洋会水墨花点前 副家元 宮本理城先生は、プロジェクターを使い説明しながら、実際のいけ方を教えてくださいました。郁生流 次期家元 澤井雅総先生は、ヤンゆきさんの音楽演奏とともにいけられました。お二人のデモンストレーションは、今後のいけばなのデモンストレーションの可能性を知る良い機会となりました

September Monthly Meeting / 9月例会 2021

Thanks to the spouse of Italian Ambassador, Mme. Matelda Starace, September Monthly Meeting was held at the official residence of Italian Ambassador with the Ikebana demonstration by Mr. Akihiro Nishi, the Associate Professor of the Council of Ohara Professors on Wednesday, September 15th. The theme of the demonstration was, “Flowers for celebrating the harvest moon” and Mr. Nishi gave a wonderful demonstration against the background of the embassy garden.


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