Please join our exhibition. If you have learned Ikebana for more than one year, we welcome you as an exhibitor regardless of your school. We welcome interstate and international exhibitors as well.
It is recommended that you apply as soon as possible. Once all available spaces have been filled, no further applications will be accepted.
1 June to 10 August 2022: Qualified ikebana teachers (international & interstate exhibitors)
1 July to 10 August 2022: Ikebana practitioners with more than one year training (international & interstate exhibitors)
1 July to 10 August 2022: Local ikebana teachers & students. Local Ikebana teachers (based in Victoria, Australia) are welcome to join with their students. We accept students with limited training on the condition that they will be supervised by their teacher. Wa was originally designed to help Ikebana students who don't have opportunities to exhibit their works.
Please note that our fees are non-refundable.
Standard space - table ($45)
Standard space - floor ($45)
Large space - table ($90)
Large space - floor ($90)
Large space - mobile or hanging ($90)
3. If you apply as a student, please include the following (a) & (b) in your application. Please send them to email@example.com. If you are qualified as an Ikebana teacher, you don't need these.
a. Ask your teacher to write a short recommendation. This can be an email with your teacher's contact details. We would like to hear from your teacher that you have studies Ikebana for more than one year, normally more than 20 sessions.
b. Two images of your recent work. Size: Under 0.5 Meg
4. Submit your application form below by deadline. There are following two ways to access the form.
a. Go to the next link: https://form.jotform.com/211269181686866
b. QR Code
We may publish your bio and links to your websites in our website and Facebook. If you don't want us to publish your information, please leave bio & website section blank in your application.
5. Your application will be assessed by our committee within 7 days. If your application is successful, and there is an exhibition space available, we will send you an email with payment advice. Please don't pay until you receive our email.
6. Pay your exhibitor fee using PayPal.Me Link (Click here). You can pay your fee through JAPEP Education Services (Director - Shoso Shimbo) with Paypal or your card.
If you are a local participant, please use bank transfer (JAPEP Education Services, BSB: 033-070 Account Number: 286877 ).
If we don't receive your payment soon (normally within 7 days), we may cancel your participation.
7. You will receive a confirmation email from us within 7 days after your payment. There will be our contact details including phone numbers in the email. If you don't hear from us, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Submit your design plan by 20 August 2021. Check the details in Exhibitor Guideline.
9. Please follow Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival by liking Wa: Ikebana Facebook. All important updates will be posted in this website and Facebook.
10. See you at the exhibition site on the setting up day. All the exhibitors should participate in setting up, dismantling and cleaning unless there are special circumstances.
Your help would make it possible for many ikebana friends to join this ikebana festival at a reasonable price. Also you could greatly support our friendly and hard working volunteer team. Thank you!