07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Ikebana Dinner Show
Location: Ocha, 3 Church St, Hawthorn

Watch elegant ikebana creations by 3 artists, Shoan Lo, Shoto Duke & Shoka Healey unfold before your eyes as you enjoy a three course meal at one of Melbourne's finest restaurants.
Visit our "Book Tickets" page for the details.

10:00 AM
Hanadayori
Location: Online Exhibition

Launch of Hanadayori 花信 : Ikebana by Request - Online Exhibition. We plan to publish ikebana works with requests from the viewers in our website & YouTube. Visit Hanadayori 2022 page for the details.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Opening
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Awards presentation for Wa Ikebana Award & Melbourne Ikebana Container Award - Hiroe Swen Award.
Each exhibitors (including ikebana container exhibitors) can invite up to 3 friends and family to the opening. If you are invited by an exhibitor, you don't need to book. The number of people you can invite may change due to the restriction. Please contact us (wa.ikebana@gmail.com) if you would like invite 4 or more people.

11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Ikebana Exhibition & Ikebana Container Award Exhibition
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Free Admission. All ikebana containers are for sale (Ikebana container award section only).

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Artists Talk
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Meet our exhibitors. No booking required.

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Ikebana Demonstration
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Seven demonstrators will create Ikebana works in 6 min. each. This event is a great introduction to Ikebana. Some of our demonstrators are members of Wa Melbourne Ikebana Festival Committee. We appreciate their hard work for this festival.
Fee: $20.
Visit our "Book Tickets" page for the details.

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Ikebana Performance with Paul Grabowsky
Location: Melbourne Recital Centre

Shoso Shimbo will create an Ikebana installation with live music by internationally renowned Paul Grabowsky AO.
Visit our "Book Tickets" page for the details.

10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Ikebana Exhibition & Ikebana Container Award Exhibition
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Free Admission. All ikebana containers are for sale (Ikebana container award section only).

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ikebana for Men
Location: Yellow Room, Rosina Auditorium
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Immersion: Ikebana in Japanese
Location: Yellow Room, Rosina Auditorium

English is not allowed in this workshop. All instructions are given only in Japanese. It is like attending an ikebana class in Japan. Ideal for the students doing VEC Japanese or for those who intend to visit Japan soon. Our instructor is a native Japanese speaker with a degree in applied linguistics.
Visit our "Book Tickets" page for the details.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Artists Talk
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Meet our exhibitors. No booking required.

12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Ikebana Workshop
Location: Yellow Room, Rosina Auditorium

Duration: 50 min
Fee: $40
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01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Ikebana for Kids
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Duration: 45 min. Session 1 (13:00 -13:45) & Season 2 (14:00 - 14:45)
Age: Year 1 - Year 6
Fee: $25.
Visit our "Book Tickets" page for the details.

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Ikebana Conference
Location: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent

Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival is pleased to host a regular conference of the International Society of Ikebana Research (www.ikebana.link).
What is ikebana performance? International performance artist, Jill Orr will talk about performance art & her art practice, and will answer to the questions from ikebana practitioners around the world.