This year's annual exhibition of the Melbourne Chapter of Ikebana International opened on Tuesday 6th September. The exhibition is taking place in three sessions over 10 days closing on Friday 16th September.
The Chapter President Chieko Yazaki welcomed Ms Keiko Hanada the Consul-General of Japan who spent an hour viewing the exhibition and discussing various subtleties of ikebana.
The five Schools of Ikebana in Melbourne were each represented by a larger work.
The Sogetsu School
Lara Telford, Trish Ward and Beverley Webster
The Ohara School
Eiko Roskam and Keiko Mii
The Ichiyo School
Kaye Wong, Kim Louey and Elishia Zhang
The Ikenobo School
The Shogetsudo Koryu School
Chieko Yazaki and Yoshie Arai
The following photos are of the individual arrangements.