Trial Class: Ikebana (生け花, 活け花, make flowers alive) . Japanese Flower Art
Beijing Century Towers - Chaoyang Qu
Sun, Jun 30, 2019 at 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Come experience a trial class in the ancient art of Ikebana in a calm and relaxing environment. All flowers and equipment is provided. Just bring your creativity and 400 RMB to cover the class and material. Location: Chaoyang District, Beijing China World Century Towers Metro Line 10, Shuangyang Station The teacher studied in Japan for a decade and is the #1 Renowned Professional in China. He is frequently sought to create displays at airports, offices, special occasions throughout China. You may have seen some and not have been aware who created it. Shōka arrangement by the 40th headmaster Ikenobō Senjō, drawing from the Sōka Hyakki by the Shijō school, (1820) Ikebana flower arrangement in a tokonoma (alcove), in front of a kakemono (hanging scroll) Ikebana (生け花, 活け花, make flowers alive) is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is also known as Kadō (華道, "way of flowers"). The tradition dates back to the 7th century when floral offerings were made at altars. Later, they were placed in the tokonoma (alcove) of a home. Ikebana reached its first zenith in the 16th century under the influence of Buddhist tea masters and has grown over the centuries, with over 1,000 different schools in Japan and abroad. Kadō is counted as one of the three classical Japanese arts of refinement, along with kōdō for incense appreciation and chadō for tea and the tea ceremony. There are China history books that states this art was created first in China, then moved and perfected in Japan.