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Saturday, 28 March 2020


Tuesday, 24 March 2020


Monday, 16 March 2020

Ikebana Lesson Cancellation


Ikebana Lesson Cancellation 

In light of the current concerns with the COVID 19 situation, we think it's prudent to cancel Ikebana classes on 17 March. Make up lessons will be scheduled later. 

If you want to go ahead and make an arrangement at home, please post a photo to Ikebana Gallery Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/IkebanaGallery/

Our next lesson will be on 14 April.   https://www.shoso.com.au/p/newsletter.html

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Saturday, 7 March 2020

Ikebana Newsletter March 2020 Special Edition


Ikebana Newsletter Melbourne 
March 2020 Special Edition
1. Irregular Class Dates in March & April: Please check our class dates in News Page on Shoso’s Website. https://www.shoso.com.au/p/newsletter.html

2. Sogetsu Events in Sydney: Please book now, if you are interested. https://www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au

3. Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. 25 - 29 March 2020.

3.1. Shoso is looking for 100s of soft or young eucalyptus branches. Send an email, if you have any information. shososhimbo@gmail.com

3.2. If you would like to be a volunteer for Shoso, please send an email first. shososhimbo@gmail.com and complete an online induction.

Venue: Royal Exhibition Building
When: 10am - 6pm, Sunday 22 March
1pm - 7pm, Monday 23 March
9am - 5pm, Tuesday 24 March

There may be some changes in those hours, because Shoso has to work for 2 other projects at the same time during those days.

The venue, the Royal Exhibition Building, requires all participating exhibitors & their staff to complete their online induction questionnaire prior to accessing the venue.

The link to access the induction is https://www.userlogin.com.au/museumcontractor/login.php
& this must be completed by all exhibitor site staff, including those setting up, dismantling & working at your site during the Show. Please create an account via this link & complete the Exhibitor Induction modules as required. Please choose “Event Exhibitor & Event Contractor Induction – Museum Spaces” Please then choose the relevant site for your event.

Exhibitors & staff will not be permitted to work onsite at the Show until this induction has been completed so please ensure they do so in advance of their first shift.

4. Get inspired. A nice video on Ikebana.
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/2029128/

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Friday, 6 March 2020

Daily Meditation


15 March 2020: Special Ikebana workshop at Kazari. 

25 - 29 March: Melbourne Flower Show, 2020. See ikebana works by Shoan Lo & Shoso Shimbo. They will create displays under "Melbourne Ikebana Festival" at Shop Window Competition sections of the show. http://melbflowershow.com.au/

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Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Ikebana Events Calendar



Events Calendar

16 February 2020: The Bushfire Relief Auction. Shoso's ikebana work was sold at $950. Thank you.

15 March 2020: Special Ikebana workshop at Kazari. 

25 - 29 March: Melbourne Flower Show, 2020. See ikebana works by Shoan Lo & Shoso Shimbo. They will create displays under "Melbourne Ikebana Festival" at Shop Window Competition sections of the show. http://melbflowershow.com.au/

24 - 27 May 2020: Shoso will present a paper, Nature in Ikebana: Beyond sustainability at the Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, Tokyo. https://acah.iafor.org/acah2020/

12 August 2020: Japanese Aesthetics (From Ikebana to contemporary art), RMIT Short Courses. http://bit.ly/rmit-ikebana

12 September 2020: Shoan & Shoso will present Ikebana Dinner Show, Quaff Restaurant, Toorak. This is an opening event of the Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival 2020 https://waikebana.blogspot.com/p/program.html   

19 & 20 September 2020: Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival. https://waikebana.blogspot.com/

20 September 2020: Ikebana Performance with Paul Grabowsky at Melbourne Recital Centre. https://www.shoso.com.au/2019/10/ikebana-performance-with-paul-grabowsky.html

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Friday, 7 February 2020


Thursday, 6 February 2020

New course starting soon



12 February 2020: Japanese Aesthetics (From Ikebana to contemporary art), RMIT Short Courses. http://bit.ly/rmit-ikebana

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Monday, 27 January 2020

Events Calendar


1 February 2020: A new term of our Ikebana course starts in Murrumbeena.  
Please note: Early bird discount ($200 / 10 Sessions) is available by 7 February 2020.  
If you cannot attend class for any reason, in particular health reasons, you may use bank transfer. Account: Shoso Shimbo, BSB: 033-070, No. 286877
Please stay home if you are coughing or sneezing.  


12 February 2020: Japanese Aesthetics (From Ikebana to contemporary art), RMIT Short Courses. http://bit.ly/rmit-ikebana   

15 March 2020: Special Ikebana workshop at Kazari. 

25 - 29 March: Melbourne Flower Show, 2020. See ikebana works by Shoan Lo & Shoso Shimbo. They will create displays under "Melbourne Ikebana Festival" at Shop Window Competition sections of the show. http://melbflowershow.com.au/

24 - 27 May 2020: Shoso will present a paper, Nature in Ikebana: Beyond sustainability at the Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, Tokyo. https://acah.iafor.org/acah2020/

12 September 2020: Shoan & Shoso will present Ikebana Dinner Show, Quaff Restaurant, Toorak. This is an opening event of the Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival 2020 https://waikebana.blogspot.com/p/program.html   

19 & 20 September 2020: Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival. https://waikebana.blogspot.com/


20 September 2020: Ikebana Performance with Paul Grabowsky at Melbourne Recital Centre. https://www.shoso.com.au/2019/10/ikebana-performance-with-paul-grabowsky.html

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Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Friday, 17 January 2020


Friday, 3 January 2020

Events Calendar


1 February 2020: New term starts - standard ikebana course in Murrumbeena. https://www.shoso.com.au/p/tuition.html 

12 February 2020: Japanese Aesthetics (From Ikebana to contemporary art), RMIT Short Courses. http://bit.ly/rmit-ikebana   

15 March 2020: Special Ikebana workshop at Kazari. 

24 - 27 May 2020: Shoso will present a paper, Nature in Ikebana: Beyond sustainability at the Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, Tokyo. https://acah.iafor.org/acah2020/

12 September 2020: Shoan & Shoso will present Ikebana Dinner Show, Quaff Restaurant, Toorak. This is an opening event of the Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival 2020   

19 & 20 September 2020: Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival. https://waikebana.blogspot.com/


20 September 2020: Ikebana Performance with Paul Grabowsky at Melbourne Recital Centre. https://www.shoso.com.au/2019/10/ikebana-performance-with-paul-grabowsky.html

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Sunday, 29 December 2019


Saturday, 28 December 2019


Thursday, 12 December 2019

Shoso at International Conference, Tokyo



24 - 27 May 2020: Shoso Shimbo will present a paper, "Nature in Ikebana: Beyond sustainability" at the Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo. https://acah.iafor.org/acah2020/

Monday, 9 December 2019

Ikebana Dinner Show


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. Canapes on arrival and drinks are included. This is the first event of Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival 2020.

Image: Shoso Shimbo, Container: mbug

When: 7pm - 10pm, Saturday 12 September 2020
Where: Quaff Restaurant, 436 Toorak Rd, Toorak, Melbourne
https://www.quaff.net.au
Booking: Opening soon. Programs 2020.


Menu - indicative menu. Final menu will be announced in May 2020.

entrée

lemon salt & pepper calamari 
mizuna, spanish onion, sriracha aioli

master stock braised pork belly
nuoc nam, green mango salad, pickled chilli 

seared sumac tuna
wasabi fish roe, pickled daikon, soy ginger dressing

salad of watermelon, papaya and grapes
fresh ricotta, walnuts, sherry dressing


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main


pan fried fish fillet
beetroot puree, fennel and herb salad, hazelnut oil


oven roasted lamb rump
baby tomato, yellow string beans, basil jus
toasted moroccan spices

chargrilled eye fillet steak 
cauliflower mash, watercress and radish salad, red wine jus

leek, spinach and fetta risotto

side salads included


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dessert

vanilla panna cotta 
sugar glazed peach, granola crumb, peach syrup

warm banana and walnut brownie
raspberry coulis

individual pavlova
fresh strawberry and passionfruit 
hazelnut crumb


Optional menu extras:

Canapés on arrival bruschetta, salmon blinis, arancini

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Monday, 2 December 2019


Saturday, 30 November 2019

Ikebana Calendar


27 November 2019: Flower Display, Koko Restaurant, Hotel Crown.

7 December 2019: Tea Flower for Urasenke, Lesley Kehoe Galleries.  

18 December 2019: Flower Display, Koko Restaurant, Hotel Crown.

Christmas - New Year: Flower Display, Koko Restaurant, Hotel Crown.

12 February 2020: Japanese Aesthetics (From Ikebana to contemporary art), RMIT Short Courses. http://bit.ly/rmit-ikebana   

24 - 27 May 2020: Shoso will present a paper, Nature in Ikebana: Beyond sustainability at the Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, Tokyo. https://acah.iafor.org/acah2020/

19 & 20 September 2020: Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival. https://waikebana.blogspot.com/


20 September 2020: Ikebana Performance with Paul Grabowsky at Melbourne Recital Centre. 

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Friday, 22 November 2019