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Kyoto: Local Home Visit Ikebana Private Class

Kyoto: Local Home Visit Ikebana Private Class

From US$ 59.28 per person

You can make Japanese style flower arrangement is called [ikebana] at local home with certificated teacher who born in Kyoto. Learn the history and spirits of Japanese ikebana.

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Duration 1 hour
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Instructor
English, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 4 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the history and spirits of Japanese flower arrangement
  • Feel the beauty of flowers
  • Take pictures with your own flower arrangement
  • You can take the chance to enter local home
  • You can communicate with local teacher who born and living in Kyoto
Full description
Expand your knowledge about Japanese culture and learn how to do a traditional Ikenobo style flower arrangement in this class. Arrange plants that are removed from the nature and fill them with new beauty and place them in a new environment. You can re-create the shape of the plant it had in nature with branches, leaves, and flowers.  Dive into the history of Ikenobo, which  is the history of ikebana. Ikebana began with Ikenobo and although over 550 years many other schools have branched off from Ikenobo, Ikenobo is said to be the origin of ikebana. Arranging flowers and finding beauty in flowers are linked to a heart that values nature and cares for other people - this is the spirit of Ikenobo Ikebana.
Includes
  • 1-Hour Ikebana flower arrangement class
  • Flower materials
  • Small information booklet about Ikebana
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 5 years

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    Date

    Meeting point

    You can locate us searching by SAKURA Experience Japanese Culture. Arrive 5 minutes before the activity starts. 3 mins walk from Nijo Castle and Kyoto subway line (Nijojomae station) 15 mins walk from Hankyu line (Shijo station) 3 min walk from Kyoto city bus (Nijojomae ) and (Fuchomae) station 10 mins from JR Kyoto station by taxi

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    What to bring

    • Socks

    Know before you go

    • This class suitable for everyone who wants to learn about Japanese culture even young or elderly people.
    Customer reviews

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    5 /5

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    Aya is an experienced, very friendly Ikebana teacher. The lesson begins with a brief introduction to the topic, followed by a brief introduction to the materials. The participants try to make a flower arrangement themselves. Aya then corrects and explains the background and philosophy. It's fun to learn here and even those who don't usually deal with flowers develop a desire to learn a little more about Ikebana. Everyone can take something away from this course for their own everyday life, even if you don't live in Japan.

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    January 8, 2023

    Product ID: 391517