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Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival

11 & 12 Sep 2021 - Melbourne

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Ikebana Performance with Paul Grabowsky

Come and enjoy great, unforgettable show!

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  • 04.09.2021 07:00 PM - 04.09.2021 10:00 PM
  • Location: To Be Announced

Enjoy an Ikebana demo with three course dinner.

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  • 11.09.2021 11:00 AM - 12.09.2021 04:00 PM
  • Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent, Victoria Australia

Ikebana workshop for beginners.

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  • AU$10
  • 11.09.2021 01:00 PM - 11.09.2021 02:00 PM
  • Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent, Victoria Australia

Ikebana Demonstration

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  • 11.09.2021 07:00 PM - 11.09.2021 08:00 PM
  • Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre

Shoso Shimbo will create an Ikebana installation with live music by internationally renowned Paul Grabowsky AO.

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  • 12.09.2021 01:00 PM - 12.09.2021 03:00 PM
  • Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria Australia

Ikebana for Kids

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  • 12.09.2021 03:00 PM - 12.09.2021 04:00 PM
  • Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent, Victoria Australia

Six ikebana artists will present a renka performance to the music of Mozart performed by Orchestra 21.

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  • AU$10
  • 12.09.2021 04:00 PM - 12.09.2021 05:00 PM
  • Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent, Victoria Australia

Presented by International Society of Ikebana Research. www.ikebana.link

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Program


07:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
Ikebana Dinner Show
Location: To be Advised

Watch elegant ikebana creations by artists Shoso Shimbo and Shoan Lo unfold before your eyes as you enjoy a three course meal at one of Melbourne's finest restaurants.

10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Opening (Invitation Only)
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Each exhibitors can invite up to 6 friends and family to the opening. If you are invited by an exhibitor, you don't need to book.

11:00 AM  -  05:00 PM
Ikebana Exhbition (Free)
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

No booking required.

11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Artists Talk (Free)
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

No booking required.

11:00 AM  -  05:00 PM
Ikebana Workshop
Location: Yellow Room, Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Duration: 50 min
Fee: To be confirmed. Bookings open in May 2021.

01:00 PM  -  02:00 PM
Ikebana Demonstration
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Seven demonstrators will create Ikebana works in 6 min. each. This event is a great introduction to Ikebana. Some of our demonstrators are members of Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival Committee. We appreciate their hard work for this festival.

07:00 PM  -  08:00 PM
Ikebana Performance with Paul Grabowsky
Location: Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre

Bookings open in May 2021. Shoso Shimbo will create an Ikebana installation with live music by internationally renowned Paul Grabowsky AO.

10:00 AM  -  05:00 PM
Ikebana Exhibition (Free)
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

No booking required.

10:00 AM  -  04:00 PM
Ikebana Workshop
Location: Yellow Room, Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Duration: 50 min
Fee: To be confirmed. Bookings open in May 2021.

11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Artists Talk (Free)
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

No booking required.

01:00 PM  -  03:00 PM
Ikebana for Kids
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Duration: 45 min. Age: Year 1 - Year 6
Fee: To be confirmed. Bookings open in May 2021.

03:00 PM  -  04:00 PM
Renka with Mozart
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Six ikebana artists will present a renka performance to the music of Mozart performed by Orchestra 21. Renka is a type of ikebana performance in which a group of artists collaborate in the creation of a harmonious work of art. A dynamic harmony emerges spontaneously in the work, although the artists have not previously planned the final product.

04:00 PM  -  05:00 PM
Ikebana Conference
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival is pleased to host a regular conference of the International Society of Ikebana Research (www.ikebana.link). If you would like to present your paper, please see our post calling for papers on News page.

Container Award


Melbourne Ikebana Container Award & Exhibition

Ikebana Container Award judged by Hiroe Swen


  • Date: 11.09.2021 11:00 AM - 12.09.2021 05:00 PM
  • Location: Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia (Map)
  • More Info: Salon, Abbotsford Convent

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Directory


Ikebana Teachers at Wa

Find a reputable ikebana teacher near you

Shoan Lo

Sogetsu School

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Shoso Shimbo

Sogetsu School

Lucy Lennon

Ikenobo School

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Jennifer Smith

Ichiyo School

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  • Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Victoria, Australia
  • Postal Address: Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival, PO Box 5027 Hughesdale 3166 Victoria Australia

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