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Ikenobo School

Ikebana began with Ikenobo over 500 years ago in Japan and is said to be the origin of Ikebana.  Ikenobo considers a flower's bud most beautiful, for within the bud is the energy of life's opening toward the future.


Ohara School

The Ohara School was founded in late nineteenth century when Japan opened itself to the influence of Western culture. The founder created the Moribana arrangement in low, shallow containers. Ohara School emphasizes seasonal qualities, growth processes, and the beauty of natural environment.


Sogetsu School

In 1927 the Sogetsu School was founded in Japan. Sogetsu Ikebana will suit any kind of space, Japanese or Western and enrich its atmosphere. Sogetsu School  encourages Ikebana students to be individual and imaginative.


The North and Central American Region (NCAR) is the largest region of seven regions within Ikebana International, reaching from Canada to the Panama Canal.  We provide resources and share proven practices to spread the art of ikebana. 


Japan Information Center

The Japan Information Center (JIC) — the Cultural and Educational Outreach office of the Consulate-General of Japan. The JIC is dedicated to promoting knowledge of Japan in the consulate's 10-state jurisdiction

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Ikebana International is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of the Japanese art of flower arranging. The organization is headquartered in Tokyo Japan.


JASC engages people of all ages to experience Japanese American history and culture and to improve their well-being through innovative, high quality programs and services tailored to the multicultural community

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