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Mar 12 - 14, 2009
Ode to Spring
Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition at the Nippon Club

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Beginning Jan 21, 2009
A new series of classes for all levels of Sogetsu style Ikebana will start in Manhattan

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Hazue Tamura Rogers is certified at the highest level of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana. She has studied in Japan and the USA and has exhibited in Japan, USA and Australia.


What is Ikebana?

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Ikebana has been one of the traditional arts of Japan for over than six hundred years. Orginating in the Buddhist ritual of offering flowers to the spirits of dead. Starting with the classical styles, Ikebana achieved the status of an art form independent of its religious origins. The first teachers and students were priests and members of the nobility, but as time passed, many schools arose , styles changed and ikebana came to be practiced at all levels of Japanese society.