Melbourne Ikebana Festival, 7 and 8 September

Wednesday 27 January 2021

Ikebana Calendar

26 January 2021: Sold Out. An internationally renowned ikebana master, Mr Ken Katayama joined Ikebana Dojo again as a guest facilitator. His sessions with us in August were video recorded and available on YouTube. Enjoy the sessions by one of Japan’s most popular Ikebana masters. Follow Ikebana Dojo website for updates.

3 & 6 February 2021: Ikebana Certificate/Diploma Term 1 starts.

6 February 2021: Ikebana Dojo, Four Elements Level 2 starts.

13 & 20 February 2021: Valentine’s Day Floral Workshops

14 February 2021: Order a gift set of a flower arrangement designed by Shoso & eclairs created by Melbourne's top patissier. Eclair, Hampton

6 March: Ikebana Introduction - One hour all inclusive ikebana workshop for beginners.

20 March: Ikebana Introduction - One hour all inclusive ikebana workshop for beginners.

25 - 31 March 2021: Third entry period for the Ikebana Gallery Award 2021.

24 April: Ikebana Introduction - One hour all inclusive ikebana workshop for beginners. 

Monday 25 January 2021

Ikebana Introductory Class - Melbourne

Ikebana Introductory Class

One hour all inclusive ikebana workshop for beginners. You don't need to bring anything to class, and you will go home with a small ikebana arrangement. 

This class also provides a guidance on how to start your ikebana journey. After this workshop, you are welcome to join our ikebana certificate course. Make this healing art part of your life and find a way to live harmoniously with the natural environment.   

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Saturday 9 January 2021

Valentine's Day Floral Workshops

Does your loved one deserve more than a bunch of red roses? Create a unique and personal floral gift for your special person this Valentine's Day. 

Shoso Shimbo will show you how to apply the principles of the Japanese art of flower arranging to create a stunning Ikebana inspired floral arrangement. Shoso has been teaching Ikebana for over 30 years, and he will share his experience at these special workshops. You will receive individual guidance and feedback as you put together your own special arrangement.

Or perhaps your special person would like to experience this creative meditation for themselves. A Shoso workshop voucher is another way to show your appreciation to the one you love.

Workshop A: Valentine's Day Floral Arrangement in a ceramic container
Workshop B: Hand-tied Bouquet 

Workshop A, 2:00PM - 4:00PM, Saturday 13 February 2021 
Workshop B, 2:00PM - 4:00PM, Saturday 20 February 2021 
How Much: 
Workshop A, $250 (Include all materials and tool hire)
Workshop B, $325 (Include all materials and tool hire)

Where: Murrumbeena, Melbourne 

Booking: Please book early. There are only limited places available. Booking will close 4 days prior to the workshop. Booking Calendar (Choose the right date)

Cancellation: You can cancel your booking anytime up until 4 days prior to the workshop. If the workshops have to be cancelled due to circumstances outside our control you will receive a full refund. We don’t charge cancellation fees but financial institution fees will be deducted from your refund.

Voucher: Please request a voucher after you pay. Send an email to Shoso. We will send you a digital voucher that you can print or send to your special person. Voucher is valid for one year after the date of purchase.  

Note: The fees for Valentine's day workshops are all inclusive, but the fees for our normal ikebana course do not include materials.