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Rumiko Manako Ikenobo Workshops 1 and 2

Friday

Oct 12, 2018 – 1:00 PM

2666 North Military Road
Arlington, VA Map

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THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL WHO WANT TO TAKE AN IKEBANA CLASS RESERVATIONS OPEN UNTIL October 5, 2018 Rumiko Manako, President, Manako Flower Academy and Ikenobo Professor, will teach two workshops on creating Ikenobo arrangements on this date. What's included:  Lesson, flower and plant materials, individual review by teacher of your arrangement 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Workshop 1, Ikenobo Shoka        Materials to bring:  Shoka container or footed compote dish, small garden shears, 2 kenzans or "frogs"       What you can purchase:  Plastic shoka-type container and kenzans/"frogs" will be available for sale                               (container $5; kenzans $15-$20 each) 12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch - You may purchase lunch with your ticket or bring your own, coffee, tea and                                     water will be available. 1:00 - 3:00 pm Workshop 2, Ikenobo Jiyuka (Free Style)       Materials to bring:  Moribana container or low round dish (e.g. ceramic baking dish size of a quiche dish)                      Small garden shears, 2 kenzans or "frogs"      What you can purchase:  Kenzans/"frogs" will be available for sale ($15-$20). IKENOBO The history of Ikenobo is the history of ikebana. Senkei Ikenobo, a Buddhist priest of the Rokkakudo temple, created the earliest form of ikebana in 1462 and during the 15th Century Senno Ikenobo, an active master of ikebana established a theory of ikebana teaching which included not only technique but also philosophy. Like a poem or painting made with flowers, Ikenobo’s ikebana expresses both the beauty of flowers and the beauty of longing in our own hearts. FAQs What to Expect at an Ikebana class:  Students will bring their supplies for the workshop as stated above.  If you need to purchase a container for Workshop 1 or kenzans for either workshop, they will be available. Flowers and materials will be passed out to all students. The teacher (sensei) will teach the lesson on handling, cutting and placing flowers and materials into the container.  Students will then have the opportunity to create the arrangement on their own.  Questions will be answered.  When the students complete the arrangement, the teacher will review and comment on each arrangement.  At the conclusion of the workshop, we will clean up our spaces and thank the teacher. What are parking options for the event? There is parking on the right side of the church where you will enter.  There are handicap spaces and there are no stairs into the room.    What can I bring into the event? Bring your ticket.  Please review the list above for supplies needed.  You may wish to bring snacks, lunch or something to drink.  We will offer lunch for those who pay for it with their reservation.  Complimentary coffee, tea and water will be available.  How can I contact the organizer with any questions? If you have any questions or need more information, contact Melissa Siegel by email: iichapter1@gmail.com  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes, bring your ticket to the event.  We will take your ticket, give you a name badge and help with logistics and the schedule for the day.   What's the refund policy? Once you have purchased your ticket to attend, no refunds are given.

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