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.
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.
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