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Watch elegant ikebana creations by 3 artists Shoan Lo, Shoto Duke & Shoka Healey unfold before your eyes as you enjoy a five course meal at one of Melbourne's finest restaurants.

  • Date: 01.09.2022 07:00 PM - 01.09.2022 09:30 PM
  • Location: 3 Church St, Hawthorn VIC, Australia (Map)

Price: AU$140


To celebrate the opening of Melbourne Ikebana Festival Shoan Lo,  Shoto Duke & Shoka Healey present an ikebana demonstration at Ocha Japanese Restaurant. Enjoy a five course dinner at one of Melbourne’s finest restaurants as our artists create beautiful arrangements before your eyes.

Shoan, Shoto & Shoka will show you eight small to medium arrangements spending about 60 min. during the 2.5 hour dinner.  

When: 7pm - 9:30pm, 1 September 2022, Door opens 6:45pm

Venue: Ocha Restaurant, 3 - 5 Church St, Hawthorn 3122 

Price: $140 pp 

Price includes a five course dinner, a drink on arrival and a small ikebana work to take home. Drinks are also available for purchase at the bar.


1. Ocha’s Zensai Plate

-Kingfish brandade, Japanese plum sauce, yukari, black sesame rice cracker

-Shitake mushroom, prawn mousse, seaweed salt

-Panko crumbed pork belly, cheese & spring onion rolls 

2. Spanner Crab Dumpling, ikura, black truffle infused ankake sauce

3. Sushi/sashimi

4. Duck fillet, soy reduction, asian mushrooms, greens

5. Matcha cheesecake, black sesame anglaise, kinako crumbs

*All dietaries can be accommodated for. So please advise in advance. 

Drink option will be 

- Japanes Tap beer : Asahi Black or Orion 

- Wine : Reverie Chardonnay or Reverie Shiraz blend (both from France) 

- Non alcoholic option : Soft Drink or Green tea 

Cancellation: If this event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, we will refund your fee.


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