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IKEBANA Japanese flower arrangement: Lessons & Floral Design

Come and study with us Japanese ART of FLOWER in Jerusalem!!

ikebana compositionIkebana brings together nature and humanity. Being a special art with the certain rules governing its form, ikebana at the same time allows us to make our original expression freely.Nowadays the Japanese art of flower has been extending its range from home to shop window displays, on stages, and in various venues to provide us with the beauty and healing powers of plants.

Along with aesthetic aspect Ikebana also has a spiritual one. It's considered very important to its practitioners. Silence is a must during practices of ikebana. It is a time to appreciate things in nature that people often overlook because of their busy lives. Ikebana can inspire one to identify with beauty in all art forms.

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Instructor's profile:

ikebana masterIliya Baibikov lived in Kyoto ( the Old Capital of Japan) from 2002 to 2008. He participated actively in ikebana exhibitions held in the city and was a permanent member of the annual project of creating New Year Ikebana Arrangement in the Shinto shrine of Omi-Jingu (Shiga Prefecture, Japan). In 2009 he has achieved the Second Sanyo degree of the Sogetsu School and was honored to open the exhibition, dedicated to 40th anniversary of Ikebana International Japan. In 2011 he was promoted to the next level by achieving the Second Jonin Sanyo teacher's diploma.

Since 2008 Iliya lives and teaches ikebana in Jerusalem and other regions.
He lectured on ikebana in Hebrew University of Jerusalem, made a presentation in Raanana Country Club, conducted workshops - for children as well as for adults - in Haifa Tikotin Museum for Japanese Art , Zer4U school for floral Design in Ramat Gan and municipal preschool in Jerusalem. In October 2014 he held his solo exhibiton in HaTachana gallery in First Station Compound, Jerusalem